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Team Preparing To Throw Dye Packet

Dead River Games starts off homecoming with school spirit

Harry Stine, Assistant Features Editor September 20, 2022

“Juiced,” Owen Bomay, environmental science major and member of the Lava Springs team, said. “We were absolutely juiced.”  These words reflected the general attitude at Clark Lambros Beach...

HOMECOMING — NMU celebrates homecoming with their theme Create NMU, a way to show off the more creative side of the universitys students. The Sidewalk Chalk Competition is a way for students to show off their hands-on creativity during this annual celebration.

Editorial — The joys of homecoming week

North Wind Editorial Board September 19, 2022

This week, NMU celebrates homecoming, or what the North Wind likes to call “Fourth of July 2:” an excessive week full of festivities, games and social gatherings that we continue to celebrate yearly...

SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM — Becca Fitch drops ice cream into Noah Swart’s mouth during the ice cream scoop challenge at Dead River Games. Their team, the Autobots, took first place in the challenge, completing it in 19 seconds.

Homecoming week kicks off with Dead River Games

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 28, 2021

Nineteen seconds after senior biology major Becca Fitch first dug her ice cream scoop into the gallon tub of vanilla ice cream, she and her team cheered and lifted her off the ground in celebration of...

GO TEAM GO—Freshman environmental science major Levi Lewis cheers on teammates as they compete against other residence hall houses for a case of Red Bull. 
Photo courtesy of Sarah Hart

Dead River Games kicks off homecoming

Sarah Huiber September 18, 2019

With the sun beating down, tons of smiling and spirited NMU students laughed and cheered as they splattered ice cream onto each other’s faces, washed it off in the lake and showed off their athleticism...

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