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DESK EDITOR — A picture of me sitting at my desk in The North Wind office, fully equipped with a black coffee that is spilled and a bag of Fritos — a seemingly natural sight as a journalist. When I first walked into the newsroom, I was completely unaware of the transformation this work experience would have on me.

Opinion – Reflecting on my experience as a student journalist

Andie Balenger April 24, 2023

Today marks the last week of publishing for the semester at The North Wind. For an institution that I never imagined myself working for when I first stepped on campus, my turning of a new leaf is bittersweet....

RECOGNITION — A picture of my awards for the fall 2022 publishing season at The North Wind.

Opinion – I did not want to be a journalist

Ayanna Allen December 13, 2022

Every English major hears the words, “What are you going to do with that?” at least once in their lives. The phrase loomed in the back of my mind since I transferred to NMU in the fall semester of...

FAREWELL — From left to right, me, Ayanna Allen (assistant news editor), Katarina Rothhorn (editor in chief) and Ryley Wilcox (news writer). This photo was taken at this year’s Trunk or Treat event.

Opinion — An ode to The North Wind

Dreyma Beronja December 9, 2022

Well, the day finally came — the day when I graduate from college and leave the North Wind. I honestly did not think it would come to this, having to say goodbye to such a precious thing in my life. It...

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