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NMU offers free Graduate Record Exam prep course

Rayna Sherbinow September 23, 2020

It isn’t too early to start thinking about the future. Students looking to continue their education in graduate school may need to take the Graduate Records Examinations.  NMU students and the...

‘Cats Coffee Corner: The comfy, cozy Crib

Denali Drake September 12, 2019

Wooden fish decorate the exterior of The Crib, a one-stop-shop for conveniently priced coffee, canned beer and the occasional snack. The small ceramic mugs filled with rich drip coffee can be yours for...

Dropping out may be the smartest decision

Dropping out may be the smartest decision

DeForest Dalbec April 4, 2019

Whether or not you will drop out is a coin toss—about half of NMU students drop out. The graduation rates here aren’t outside the norm for a “four-year” institution (which is a bit of a joke, as...

Reform free speech codes before executive order

Reform free speech codes before executive order

Tim Eggert March 21, 2019

President Trump teased an executive order earlier this month while speaking to activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). During the speech, he mentioned plans to issue an order...

Admissions scheme betrays university values

Admissions scheme betrays university values

North Wind Staff March 21, 2019

On March 12, 50 people were charged in federal court with running a nationwide university admission scheme aimed at allowing affluent individuals to pay for their children’s admission into elite schools....

Online Exclusive: Seminar discusses good health

Ellen Holmes December 6, 2012

Dr. Dean Sienko, associate dean for Prevention and Public Health College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University, will be holding a lecture titled “Good Health: It’s more than health care”...

Website places at conference

Braden Linick November 8, 2012

The North Wind editors attended the 2012 National College Media Conference Thursday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Sheraton in Chicago, Ill. and took third place for best website at the enrollment...

Electoral College represents rural voters

Brian Westrick October 25, 2012

The Electoral College is a confusing concept for many. We’re aware of the simple version of it; presidential candidates attempt to win states, rather than individual votes. By winning these states,...

Students learn about business

Adele Herman October 25, 2012

The NMU College of Business will sponsor the seventh annual New Business Ventures Competition in which students will create business plans for new entrepreneurship ideas. The competition is open to...

College key issue in election

NW Staff September 20, 2012

Higher education is a defining issue in both the Romney and Obama campaign. While students form their opinions and finalize their decisions about whom they will vote for, it is important to know where...

9/11 victims remembered by students

Marcellino Signorelli September 13, 2012

As 2012 marks the eleventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the NMU College Republicans and NMU College Democrats worked together to dedicate a memorial to the victims. The event started with...

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