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ASNMU vice presidential candidates answer campaign questions

Peter Smedley April 2, 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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Student groups on the Capitol riots

Peter Smedley January 21, 2021

On Jan. 6 a group of pro-Trump protestors stormed the U.S. Capitol with hopes of overturning the certification of the Electoral College votes. Students across the nation observed the events from afar,...

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Results of local, state elections in year with record turnout

Justin Van't Hof November 20, 2020

With the 2020 election season coming to a close, a record number of voters cast their votes to decide the future of their communities. Michigan had an increase of 704,453 for a total of 5,579,072 from...

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Quick look at U.S. Senate Michigan candidates

Peter Smedley October 30, 2020

WHERE TO VOTE– Students can go to the satellite clerk office in the Northern center, office 1205, Monday-Thursday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voting online is now closed. The...

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Proposals focused on conservation funding, security to appear on November ballot

Justin Van't Hof October 21, 2020

When it comes to voting this November, everyone is focused on the presidential election, but there are a lot more than just candidates on the ballot. There are two proposals 20-1, Use of State and...

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Marquette Board of Light and Power election coming this fall

Jesse Wiederhold October 7, 2020

Four candidates are running for open seats on the Marquette Board of Light and Power this fall. Among them are Edward Angeli, John Braamse, Matt Luttenberger and John Sonderegger. The Board of Light and...

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Opinion—The danger of casting doubt on an election

Justin Van't Hof October 5, 2020
As the presidential election is approaching its end, questions about what election night might look like have puzzled many. COVID-19 has made the need for mail-in voting options essential and many states are offering more options for voting by mail. Conspiracy theories about election integrity through mail-in ballots are surfacing online and as voters, we need to take charge of the information we share and understand the implications of casting doubt on the integrity of an election.
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Editorial—Are young people responsible for taking political action?

Akasha Khalsa September 24, 2020
As the time for political action approaches, namely going to the polls or filling out a mail-in or online ballot, many young people, especially students may feel conflicted about their role in our democracy. Is it the responsibility of young people to participate in government and decision making?
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ASNMU reps should prioritize student interest

North Wind Staff February 28, 2019

It’s official: ASNMU election season is underway. This week, ASNMU President Cody Mayer sent an email to the student body detailing the process to file to run. As candidates begin declaring, it offers...

Lopota, Roche win ASNMU election

Amanda Monthei April 4, 2013

With 1,199 total votes tallied — the highest number since 2010 — former ASNMU Vice President Amber Lopota secured nearly half the vote to become the new ASNMU president on Wednesday, April 3. Her unofficial...

Candidates emphasize campus transparency

Amanda Monthei March 28, 2013

The three ASNMU presidential candidates have been addressing past issues, establishing goals for the future and finding ways to relay those goals to students in preparation for the ASNMU elections, which...

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