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The North Wind

The North Wind

STUDENT VOTING SUMMIT — Members of Northern Votes attend the 2022 Michigan Student Voting Summit at Michigan State University. The summit featured workshops, panels and a networking fair which aimed to bring together student voting leaders from colleges and universities across Michigan build a robust state-wide network to advance long-term student voting participation.

Profile — Northern Votes encourages civic engagement, voting

Willow Rasch February 7, 2023

Northern Votes is a nonpartisan club at NMU that was established in the summer of 2022. The club focuses on helping and encouraging students to engage civically in their community. “We aim to reach...

Graphic of voting boxes

Opinion — Why you should vote in this election

Kate Gunville, Contributing Writer November 3, 2022

Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Here in Michigan, anyone can register to vote at a polling location on election day.  Now is the time to make your voice heard by using the tools at your disposal....

Civic engagement skillbuilder postponed

Civic engagement skillbuilder postponed

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 12, 2021

When ASNMU President Bethany Beavers was running for her position in April, her main platform was increased civic engagement opportunities and engagement. Students suggested she host a skillbuilder on...

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