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GATHERING SPACE—The Center for Native American Studies and the School of Education use Whitman Commons as a social lab space to learn how to create community, Department Head Joseph Lubig said.

Student pressure opposes plan to repurpose Whitman Commons

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor November 2, 2021
Science departments on campus have been desperate for resources and especially lab space, so the administration suggested the possible transformation of “underutilized spaces” into labs. Several students and professors from the Center for Native American Studies spoke out at the forum against this use of Whitman Hall.
QUESTIONS?—Long lines of students, faculty and community members stand before microphones at the Oct. 26 university forum. So many people were in attendance that the room was expanded to meet fire code.

Editorial—Students will be heard, one way or another

North Wind Staff November 1, 2021

Recent events on campus, such as the abrupt termination of former president Fritz Erickson, the ongoing contract dispute between faculty and administration and the vote of no confidence in NMU’s Board...

The Northern University Center will be Marquettes COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

University forum meeting held, COVID-19 updates, enrollment results

Ashley Beronja February 4, 2021

On Feb. 3 NMU President Fritz Erickson held a virtual university forum that discussed issues involving COVID-19 numbers, vaccination plans, enrollment and retention trends, a budget update, news from...

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