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Divest NMU and the Keweenaw Youth Climate Action Group of MTU protest from their seats at the NMU vs MTU hockey game this Saturday at the Berry Events Center. The club has been advocating for NMU to phase out its investments in the fossil fuel industry and reinvest in sustainable projects since October 2021.

Editorial — NMU must divest from the fossil fuel industry

North Wind Editorial Board February 1, 2023

Last Saturday, students from both Northern Michigan University and Michigan Technological University stood together in solidarity at their rival hockey game to encourage both of their universities to remove...

PLANET, NOT PROFIT—Ishpeming High School seniors Kyle Erickson (left) and Tyler Larson (right) march for climate, chanting to implement the “Green New Deal.” The march took place on NMU campus Friday, Sept. 20, as part of a world-wide initiative to demand urgent action on climate change. A youthful presence led the cause across the globe.  Denali Drake/NW

GLOBAL STRIKE

Mary McDonough September 25, 2019

Over 150 students, professors and community members marched around NMU’s campus on Friday, Sept. 20, in support of the growing initiative to combat climate change and was one of thousands of similar...

Climate change awareness requires a voice

Climate change awareness requires a voice

John O'Bryan and Rohan Mahin August 29, 2019

We are in a moment in time with perhaps the most opportunity to improve the human race’s prospects for long-term survival on this planet. We have been burning up a seemingly endless supply of cheap energy...

Global warming in context

Global warming in context

Kelsey Routhier February 27, 2019

Sometimes it seems like the snow never stops coming. A few weeks ago, we had temperatures nearing -50 degrees Fahrenheit with windchill. You’ve probably seen videos of people sledding off their roofs,...

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