The Student News Site of Northern Michigan University

The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

CARBON NEUTRALITY — Jess Thompson and Kathy Richards host the first of several information sessions on NMUs new Carbon Neutrality Proposal draft. Students are encouraged to attend future sessions and provide their input on the topic as it develops.

Carbon Neutrality Proposal draft open for feedback

Annamarie Parker October 16, 2023

The Carbon Neutrality Task Force was created in 2021, and their draft for NMU’s Carbon Neutrality Proposal was recently released for public review and comment. This draft is outlined with values, strategies...

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...

SUN POWER — NMU students listen as a member of the solar panel installation crew explains how the bifacial panels work. The fully operational panels, located next to the SHINE building on Presque Isle Avenue, are the largest project to be financed entirely by the Green Fund, a five-dollar per semester student-paid fee.

Campus solar panels funded entirely by NMU students

Andie Balenger January 30, 2023

Thanks to the student-paid Green Fund, a $50,000 solar panel array has been installed next to the Sustainability Hub for Innovation and Environment (SHINE) building, located at 1400 Presque Isle Ave. The...

Northern is BEEcoming more sustainable

Northern is BEEcoming more sustainable

Olivia Apa, Features Writer February 17, 2022

Northern Michigan University prides itself on supporting the environment and sustainability, offering programs that include elements of environmental education in its core curriculums of biology, Native...

Load More Stories