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The North Wind

The North Wind

POWER OF NOSTALGIA — I have many fond memories of my grandparents unique house and the times I spent there as a child. Although I cannot physically revisit the roundhouse, it will always have a special place in my heart.

Opinion — Memories and the power of nostalgia

Hannah Jenkins November 1, 2023

At this point, it seems pretty trite to talk about nostalgia and the memories it can evoke from something as simple as a smell or a sound. But the fact that it has become cliché doesn’t make it any...

OBSESSION - My familys collection of Barbie movies on DVD, including Barbie and the Diamond Castle and Barbie as the Island Princess. With Wildcat Secret Time, we can disclose the guilty pleasures or early childhood memories that make us cringe to this day.

Wild Secrets — Obsessed with Barbie movies

Molly Birch, Social Media Editor September 26, 2022

Everybody has embarrassing moments they would like to undo and haunting memories that trigger the deepest cringe a human body can muster. We all have a cheeky guilty pleasure we would rather keep to ourselves.  Here,...

Cultivating a young work ethic

Jackie Jahfetson September 5, 2019

Growing up with six older siblings on a 176-acre hillside farm in the Copper Country, my childhood consisted of running through wooded gullies, building forts out of dead branches racing my brothers’...

Reconnecting our children with nature

Reconnecting our children with nature

Isabelle Tavares February 28, 2019

“What’s your Wi-Fi password?” should not be the first thing that blurts out of my 10-year-old cousin’s mouth when I see him for the first time in a year. The ingredients to a wholesome adolescence...

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