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The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

FITTING IN – Team Atlas poses for a photo after their first match of the Annual Kickball Tournament put on by NMU Housing. The kickball tournament is one of the first opportunities for students living in the dorms to find a group of friends within their houses and halls.

Opinion — That one moment

Dallas Wiertella September 23, 2022

When I first came to college, I was terrified of everything. The pandemic was in full swing, and I knew nobody except my roommate. I felt like I was a million miles away from my comfort place, despite...

Picture of apples from Barrons apple orchard

Fall festivities to enjoy in the U.P.

Peter Smedley October 19, 2020

As snow threatens to fall in upper Michigan and students begin to prepare for the final month of the semester, it is important to find time to escape and enjoy the beauty of autumn. The U.P. is home to...

College degree less valuable without ample experience

Vito Giannola April 25, 2013

Today, going to college is a necessity for most high-school graduates. As the number of enrolled students increases, the value of a bachelor’s degree isn’t worth what it once was. The university...

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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