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Editorial — Studying techniques and alternatives to midterms

North Wind Editorial Board October 31, 2023

Midterms are quite the mixed bag in college. One hand, they create a truckload of stress and force you to devote endless hours studying. On the other hand, they can save or wreck your grade at the drop...

RELAX - My living room, which doubles as my office, where I often retreat to nap on my couch between assignments. Keeping track of your own stress levels is important as the semester reaches its most work heavy months.

Opinion – Managing mid-semester stress

Harry Stine October 13, 2023

Ah, midterms. I remember my first midterm, in PSY 100, which made me so anxious that I started studying for it two weeks in advance, a practice I still do to this day. I repeatedly looked over the study...

Editorial — Procrastination: friend or foe?

Editorial — Procrastination: friend or foe?

North Wind Editorial Board March 1, 2023

We have once again reached that point in the semester where you are likely trying to cram loads of information into your head and hope that it all remains there until it is needed: midterms. As students,...

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Opinion — Why you should vote in this election

Kate Gunville, Contributing Writer November 3, 2022

Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Here in Michigan, anyone can register to vote at a polling location on election day.  Now is the time to make your voice heard by using the tools at your disposal....

Mental Health

Editorial — Mental health matters more than midterm exams

North Wind Editorial Board October 20, 2022

If the potential for several inches of snowfall did not excite you enough this week, how does midterm exams coupled with the cold weather sound? Jokes aside, we have reached the halfway point of the...

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2018 ballot proposals: What to know before going to the polls

Kelsii Kyto October 18, 2018

As midterm elections approach, voters will have their say on three major ballot proposals for the state of Michigan. Proposal 1 is a legislative change that would allow Michigan residents 21 and older...

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