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Editorial — Is enough being done to protect us from COVID-19?

Editorial — Is enough being done to protect us from COVID-19?

North Wind Editorial Board September 7, 2022

With the first week of the fall semester in the rearview mirror, the dramatic shift in mask regulations on campus has quite literally been a breath of fresh air. For the first time since the start of the...

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JUST ONE SLICE—Campus lecture-style rooms have been cut down to less than half their original capacity to follow the proper safety standards, like this space in McClintock Hall. Many rooms in this hall were not labeled for their capacity unlike other buildings on campus. Though students are properly spaced out in the lecture hall, there is no plexiglass for students except in front of the professors desk, unlike what is advertised on NMU’s Safe on Campus webpage.

Opinion—Plexiglas safety on campus not as advertised

Maggie Duly April 20, 2021

Since around this time last year, I have not been a full-time student on campus. I am enrolled full-time, taking 16 credits currently and I only meet for two courses in person on Tuesday. This is not...

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Opinion—Kindness around campus: smiling beneath the mask

Akasha Khalsa April 8, 2021

While necessary for protection against COVID-19, masks seem to force a sense of anonymity. Not just because they hide more than half of the recognizable features of the face, but also because they conceal...

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Opinion—Are we getting too lax about COVID-19?

Peter Smedley February 23, 2021

We’re all sick of seeing it, reading about it, talking about it and living it. Gov. Whitmer’s initial executive order for COVID-19 turns one year old on March 13th. This was a declaration of a state...

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