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Editorial — The pandemic is not over

North Wind Editorial Board September 28, 2022

During a recent 60 Minutes interview, President Joe Biden stated that the COVID-19 pandemic has come to an end. “We still have a problem with COVID. We are still doing a lot of work on it. But the...

Editorial — Is enough being done to protect us from COVID-19?

Editorial — Is enough being done to protect us from COVID-19?

North Wind Editorial Board September 7, 2022

With the first week of the fall semester in the rearview mirror, the dramatic shift in mask regulations on campus has quite literally been a breath of fresh air. For the first time since the start of the...

Editorial—Masking changes on campus

Editorial—Masking changes on campus

North Wind Staff March 18, 2022
Despite the excitement that might come along with a reduction in masking, as with any COVID-related policy change, there are many concerns to take into account.
NMU lifts mask restrictions amid new CDC recommendations, still required in classrooms and labs

NMU lifts mask restrictions amid new CDC recommendations, still required in classrooms and labs

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor March 10, 2022

Beginning on March 8, KN95, KF95 or N95 masks will no longer be required to be worn when indoors on campus except when in classrooms and labs. This means those on campus who are walking through academic...

Dreyma Beronja/NW
STAYING SAFE—The updated mask mandate now requires everyone on campus whether vaccinated or not to wear masks in all buildings. The updated mandate came Monday afternoon to comply with CDC recommendations.

Mask protocol update, masks required in all buildings

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor August 26, 2021
On Aug. 24 President Fritz Erickson sent out an email updating the mask protocol for campus stating that masks would be required in all campus buildings.
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Satire—A ‘movie review’ of the Winter 2021 semester

Katarina Rothhorn April 20, 2021

By now I’m sure everyone is familiar with the recent release of “The Winter 2021 Semester” and the mixed reviews it has received. Some claim it was a refreshing break from the usual fast-paced,...

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Opinion—Kindness around campus: smiling beneath the mask

Akasha Khalsa April 8, 2021

While necessary for protection against COVID-19, masks seem to force a sense of anonymity. Not just because they hide more than half of the recognizable features of the face, but also because they conceal...

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