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RELAX — Sometimes taking a minute by the lake can help clear your mind. When you have classes you dislike, its important to try and stay as positive as possible.

Opinion — What to do when you hate your classes

Harry Stine September 21, 2023

I think one of the best feelings you can get out of college—and any job at that—is when you actually enjoy the work you do. It makes your major feel worthwhile; it makes you feel like you really wanna...

Opinion — The benefits of yoga

Opinion — The benefits of yoga

Andie Balenger April 4, 2023

To have a more relaxed final semester before I graduate in May, I decided to take several “fun” classes to reach NMU’s graduation requirements. I have already taken the required credits for my major...

HIIT! - Charise Baker hosts a high-intensity interval training session each week, which is a great way to get in shape and have some fun.

HIIT training with Charise Baker provides full body workout

Nathan Kwapisz March 31, 2023

HIIT (high-intensity interval training) is a workout based around forty-second, high intensity segments followed by twenty seconds of well-earned rest. The workout consists of full body movements for core...

Opinion — Is it me or is it my professor?

Opinion — Is it me or is it my professor?

Dallas Wiertella January 20, 2023

Something that I hear most around campus when discussing classes is that some professors fail to instruct their classes, which leads to the downfall of their students.  We have all heard the horror stories...

RELAX - Grace Rieger holds yoga classes each week on Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. The class is a great way to start a healthy lifestyle and meet like-minded people.

Yoga: A way to wind down and relax

Nathan Kwapisz December 6, 2022

Devon Dickerson is a dance major and attended his first yoga class this semester. He attended with the hope that yoga would help him find himself after a draining day of college and returning back to a...

Online learning is the way to go right now

Opinion—Please don’t force students and professors to go through another semester in person

Sam Rush November 27, 2020
I am deeply worried by Northern Michigan University’s plan to return to in-person classes for the winter semester. I cannot, in good conscience, let another term continue in this manner without expressing my unease about the current situation.
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Special topics course teaches Indigenous Star Knowledge for first time

Katarina Rothhorn September 22, 2020

Professor Aimee Cree Dunn has developed a variety of Indigenous environmental studies classes including  "Awesiinh: Wild Animal Relations," "Indigenous Environmental Movements," and "Kinomaage: The...

Next semester courses: plan ahead, but dont fret

Next semester courses: plan ahead, but don’t fret

North Wind Staff October 17, 2019

You may have noticed that NMU has released a list of courses with its dates and times that are available for next semester. If you haven’t done so already, please take the time and save yourself the...

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