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Editorial—ASNMU election needed more outreach, more transparency

North Wind Staff April 15, 2021

Associated Students of NMU, the student government responsible for representing the student body in policy decisions affecting the university, held an online election from Monday, April 5 through Wednesday,...

ASNMU swears in 2021 assembly following election, addresses carbon neutrality

ASNMU swears in 2021 assembly following election, addresses carbon neutrality

Justin Van't Hof April 15, 2021

The Associated Students of NMU met at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 to give reports on what members have been working on since the previous meeting and to swear in the electorates who won the 2021 general...

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ASNMU presidential candidates answer campaign questions

Justin Van't Hof April 3, 2021

Online voting for the ASNMU elections begins April 5 at 8 a.m. and will conclude on April 7 at 5 p.m. Students can vote online through a platform that will be sent out to everyone in an email on Monday,...

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ASNMU candidates share goals, interests

Peter Smedley April 1, 2021

Online voting for the ASNMU elections begins April 5 at 8 a.m. and will conclude on April 7 at 5 p.m. Students can vote online through a platform that will be sent out to everyone in an email on Monday,...

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Editorial—After the chaos of election week

North Wind Staff November 19, 2020

As election night turned into election week, many students and faculty expressed their feelings of stress and anticipation while waiting for the results of the presidential race.  On the night...

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Opinion—President Trump doesn’t deserve another term, and Biden doesn’t deserve a first

Riley Garland September 28, 2020

The Republican Party has, without question, abandoned all allegiances to truth, good policy and accountability in favor of absolute allegiance to a president with a big mouth and no ideas. That is why...

Mqt election brings young perspectives

Mqt election brings young perspectives

North Wind Staff November 7, 2019

To recap the past Nov. 5 election for Marquette City Commission, youth dominated the votes. Evan Bonsall and Andrew Lorinser won Tuesday’s election out of four final candidates. Bonsall received...

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Election Day on its way, voting one ballot away

Jackie Jahfetson October 17, 2019

Q: How can students register to vote?  A: Thanks to the passage of Proposal Three last year and thanks to the lawsuit that was settled by the current secretary of state, we have more opportunities...

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Voting matters

Jackie Jahfetson October 3, 2019

With new voting laws in the state of Michigan, casting a ballot has become more accessible, particularly for younger voters. And with the city election just around the corner, it’s important to understand...

Two worthy proposals on ASNMU ballot this year

Two worthy proposals on ASNMU ballot this year

North Wind Staff March 28, 2019

ASNMU elections draw near. This year, besides the candidates running for office, there will be a few proposals for students to vote on. One of these is a proposition to make election day a university...

109th Candidate responses

109th Candidate responses

North Wind Staff November 2, 2017

The North Wind emailed each candidate running for the 109th District House seat and gave them an opportunity to present their reason for running. Below are the responses that each candidate submitted,...

ASNMU board approves second ASNMUJ member

Shaina James March 28, 2013

The ASNMU meeting on Monday, March 25 had a rough start with three ASNMU Judiciary appointees turned down; however, it had a good turn around when Michael Dilay was appointed as the second ASNMUJ member. Four...

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