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FREAKY FRIENDS -- Northern Scales Reptiles presents a rare opportunity for students to be educated and safely interact with reptiles. Leila, the owners pet, is a Burmese python with one eye.

Freaky Friends with Freya and Northern Scales Reptiles

Annamarie Parker November 9, 2023

If there is one thing we love about the U.P., it is the outdoors and all of the life that comes with it. On Monday, Nov. 6, students were offered the chance to get a little more up and personal with some...

HEAD IN THE GAME — A student pitches the ball to his teammate in the midst of a sweltering game.

Bringing the heat for this year’s kickball tournament

Amelia Kashian September 5, 2023

On Sept. 4 students competed in NMU’s annual Residence Hall kickball Tournament on the Lincoln fields. The games began at 9:00 a.m. and continued throughout the late afternoon. Each player fought hard...

KICK OFF — Player at last years kickball tournament prepares to serve the ball onto the field. The annual tournament will be this weekend at the soccer field behind Lincoln Apartments.

Kicking off the semester with kickball

Abigail Faix August 30, 2023

Monday, Sept. 4 will host Northern Michigan University’s annual kickball tournament. The tournament is run by the housing and residence life department at NMU and will take place at the Lincoln soccer...

FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO - Students play bingo at a wild west themed bingo night in September. PrimeTime Productions to host Yooper Bingo tonight.

PrimeTime Productions to host U.P. themed bingo

Fischer Genau January 20, 2023

NMU’s PrimeTime Productions will host Yooper Bingo tonight at 8 p.m. in Jamrich 1100. The event is free to all students, is Yooper-themed and will include a costume contest and prizes for the winners. PrimeTime...

Gender-inclusive dorm housing applications open

Gender-inclusive dorm housing applications open

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor April 5, 2022

Sarah Pilto started dreaming an inclusive living space into existence after they became an resident advisor. Pilto, a third year secondary education major, RA in Magers Hall and founding member of Pride...

Editorial—We support the Pride Rock housing initiative

Editorial—We support the Pride Rock housing initiative

North Wind Staff September 22, 2021
For many students coming to NMU as members of the LGBTQ+ community, finding comfortable housing is an ordeal. Now, as of Sept. 20 the Pride Rock proposal has been submitted to NMU administration, and it details plans for an LGBTQ+ priority house in the dorms which would significantly reduce housing-related stress for many queer students.
Editorial—Housing and parking experiencing growing pains

Editorial—Housing and parking experiencing growing pains

North Wind Staff September 16, 2021
As we settle into the semester, a few changes have become noticeable on campus. Perhaps foremost are the full dorms and parking lots. While we’re pleased for the university that more parking passes and housing contracts were purchased this year than last, thus bringing in greater revenue, the sudden growth from the emptiness of COVID-19 also causes some discomfort.
Graphic courtesy of Lukas Bauer

Musical bingo for prizes, limited capacity

Peter Smedley April 6, 2021

Thursday, April 8, at 8 p.m singo, or musical bingo, will be hosted in 1100 Jamrich hall. The event corresponds with Winterfest 2021 and offers 85 in-person seats. There is no virtual option to participate. Anna...

The outside of Spalding Hall, former residence hall and current isolation quarters for those who test positive for COVID-19.

Housing and Residence Life holds virtual bingo for quarantined residents

Ashley Beronja February 3, 2021
On Feb. 12 from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Virtual Bingo will be held for students in quarantine to engage them with community events during their isolation period.
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