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Editorial — NMU suffers from lack of diversity

Editorial — NMU suffers from lack of diversity

North Wind Editorial Board November 10, 2022

Every year, Northern Michigan University releases a several-page report on the demographic of the student population on campus. According to NMU’s Institutional Effectiveness office, this annual...

Editorial—Important considerations in the presidential search

Editorial—Important considerations in the presidential search

North Wind Staff February 4, 2022
As NMU continues its search for a president to replace Fritz Erickson, we at the North Wind have given some thought to the type of individual we believe would be an ideal candidate. As students, we appreciate the administration’s efforts to take student and community voices into account through listening sessions during this process. We hope NMU will listen to the voices who speak up during these forums.
The Diversity Common Reader Program table in the library showcases this semesters book: We Hereby Refuse. The graphic novel focuses on Japanese internment camps and the struggles of Japanese Americans during WWII.

Reading program discusses Japanese internment, campus diversity

Olivia Apa, Features Writer January 14, 2022

The Diversity Common Reader Program is a semester-long, campus-wide program that focuses on reading as a means of social dialogue and change.  “The purpose of the DCRP is to encourage conversations...

Courses next semester teach anti-racism, decolonization, human rights

Courses next semester teach anti-racism, decolonization, human rights

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 29, 2021

As course registration for the Winter 2022 semester opens up Oct. 29 through Nov. 5, students are looking at prospective classes that will not only fulfill the requirements for their major, but will broaden...

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Archives to hold racial justice discussion

Akasha Khalsa February 18, 2021

The NMU Archives, headed by university archivist Marcus Robyns, is set to hold a virtual discussion on the topic of “Critical Information Literacy: Consciousness Raising and Social Justice in the Archives”....

Poster for NMUs virtual MLK Day celebration. Pictured in the poster is MLK Jr. in his famed Walk to Freedom in Detroit.

Annual MLK Day celebration held virtually

Ashley Beronja January 19, 2021

On this year’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Northern Michigan University switched to a safer approach for remembering the late King in relation to the current pandemic. Instead of marching around...

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Editorial: We seek diverse voices

NW Staff September 3, 2020

This newspaper is created by students, for students. The North Wind has the responsibility of broadcasting information, news and opinions to the broad, diverse campus community.  Particularly in...

A window into two years of diversity efforts, part two of a three-part series: Diversity Student Alliance back on campus

Jamie Glenn January 25, 2018

The Diversity Student Alliance was created to allow student leaders to gather from various groups on campus to collaborate, discuss and promote diversity and inclusion across NMU. Chief Officer of...

BSU prepares for upcoming talk on race-related issues

BSU prepares for upcoming talk on race-related issues

Leeza Long-Cash October 19, 2017

The Black Student Union (BSU) will kick off its “Let’s Talk About It” event, that’s open to both NMU students and the Marquette community, to further spread the message of diversity at 7 p.m. on...

UNITED conference tackles diversity issues

Melissa Young September 20, 2012

NMU will host its seventh annual Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) conference from Monday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept. 27. The conference allows students to listen to speakers...

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