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Holiday open skate hosted by NMU Special Events Committee, plans for Winter Fest

Holiday open skate hosted by NMU Special Events Committee, plans for Winter Fest

Ryley Wilcox December 9, 2022
In years past, holiday open skate has had a large turnout of students in attendance, including last year in which the arena sold out of skates. This year, those interested have another change for the holiday open skate.
Editorial — Graduating seniors encouraged to celebrate achievements uniquely

Editorial — Graduating seniors encouraged to celebrate achievements uniquely

North Wind Editorial Board December 8, 2022

With finals week just around the corner, seniors at NMU are undoubtedly counting down the days until they graduate. For those who intend on graduating this semester, the North Wind Editorial Board would...

PAY WHAT YOU MAKE - Feminism For All members sell homemade and store bought goodies. They have gluten free and vegan options.

Feminism for All hosts ‘pay what you make’ bake sale

Dreyma Beronja December 6, 2022
To raise awareness of pay equity in the workforce, NMU student organization Feminism for All will be hosting a wage gap bake sale on Tuesday, Dec. 6 across from Starbucks.
DIVEST - NMU students gathered around the wildcat statue during one of DivestNMUs protests against the universitys continued investment in the fossil fuel industry.

Protest held demanding NMU divest from fossil fuel industry

Ryley Wilcox December 2, 2022

Divest NMU is hosting a protest on Friday, Dec. 2 demanding that NMU divest from the fossil fuel industry. The Protest to Divest at NMU will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Wildcat Statue and is open to all...

FUNDRAISER FOR FOOD — Marquette Ending Hunger members Dallas Wiertella (left), Patrick Myers (center) and Sydney Butler (right) sell goodie bags in Jamrich on Nov. 29 for the TV6 canathon. All the money and food donated to the canathon go to support food pantries and families in need throughout the UP.

Students raise funds, food to battle food insecurity during canathon

Katarina Rothhorn December 1, 2022

Patrick Myers became aware of the prevalence of food insecurity in the UP as he was growing up in Houghton. The program 31 Backpacks provided Houghton students with a backpack full of food every week,...

PLANTS FOR SALE — Three student greenhouse technicians help operate the NMU greenhouse plant sale. All the propagated plants were planted by the students and the funds from the sale support future greenhouse projets.

Plant sale raises funds for greenhouse from propagations

Katarina Rothhorn December 1, 2022

Throughout this week, the NMU greenhouse is having its annual plant sale in the Lydia M. Olson Library. Colorful carts filled with a large variety of plants - including oregano, purple heart, snake plants,...

Graphic courtesy by Queers & Allies

Queers & Allies celebrates ‘Transgiving’

Dreyma Beronja November 17, 2022

Thursday night from 6-9 p.m. in Jamrich room 3317, members of NMU's Queers & Allies invite anyone to join them for s'mores, hot chocolate and cider and a few other treats while they watch 'How to Train...

VOTE—Despite the distance, NMU students still found ways to go out and vote. Some students voted in person and others sent in absentee ballots through the mail.

NMU students vote in midterm elections despite distance

Dreyma Beronja November 9, 2022
Midterm elections are here and many NMU students are out voting. Despite the distance, some students still cast their votes in by mail through absentee ballots, others voted in person at polls in the Marquette county area.
(left - Molly Miller, student at NMU right - Sierra Ayres, program coordinator of WPT)

Students make pins to raise awareness of ICWA

Dreyma Beronja and Ayanna Allen November 8, 2022
NMU's Walking the Path Together organization gathered in Jamrich Hall lobby from 12-3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7 to raise awareness on the Indian Child Welfare Act through button making.
ALL ABOUT SOCKS — NMUs Student Nurses Association were able to collect 150 pairs of socks that were donated at various drop-off locations on campus towards those in need. Socks collected went to Room at the Inn for distribution.

150 pairs of socks donated towards those in need during Soctober

Ryley Wilcox November 7, 2022
NMU's Student Nurses Association collected 150 pairs of socks during 'Soctober' that they were able to donate to Room at the Inn.
Pop-up lounge brings first-generation students together

Pop-up lounge brings first-generation students together

Dreyma Beronja November 2, 2022
Hosted on Tuesdays and Wednesdays until Dec. 8, first-generation students are welcome to drop in for free coffee and mingling as a way to celebrate their achievements in school.
RIPPLE EFFECT—Students in need of warm winter gear can pick up desired items on the first floor of Hedgcock.

Winter nearing: Ripple Effect Coat Closet provides winter wear for students

Ayanna Allen October 31, 2022
Winter is coming and for students looking for warm winter gear, free items are available in Hedgcock provided by the dean of students office.
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