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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...

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ASNMU candidates share goals, interests

Peter Smedley April 1, 2021

Online voting for the ASNMU elections begins April 5 at 8 a.m. and will conclude on April 7 at 5 p.m. Students can vote online through a platform that will be sent out to everyone in an email on Monday,...

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Instruction on skeptics: Anthropology course teaches myth and mystery

Sophia Huhta March 25, 2021

Imagine sitting in class, listening to your professor's lecture on the different techniques used to examine evidence, when the professor's wife, dressed in a wolfman costume, runs into the room howling....

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CLOSE CALLS— Students who continue to fail in meeting COVID-19 guidelines at the PEIF risk suspension from the facility for the rest of the semester, and potentially the year. With the U.K strain now in the U.P it is important to continue to maintain protocols.

Students fail to follow COVID-19 guidelines, risk PEIF closure

Nate Jacobs March 22, 2021

In response to a number of students not complying with the mask mandate at the Physical Education Instructional Facility, President Fritz Erickson has cautioned students that the university will have...

Photo courtesy of George Young

RETRO RADIO— (First row)Dan Kalinowski, (left) John Priest, Rick Finch, Bob Miller, (second row) Melvin Tounsel, Barb Donnely, Kim Maddox, (Third row) Richard Wolfolk, Judy Berner, Tom McCord, Dave Hoffsten, Jeff Saino, Paul Mumma, Phyllis Drake, Marilyn Grimm, (last row) Buzz Young, Mike Ault, Bruce Peek, Mike Curtis, Tim Ellis, Mary Greenway, Frank Klim, Renee Knott, Dave Korhonen, Ken Krom, Mike McCoy, Tom Neal, Kim Rancourt, Dan Rose, Mike Styke, Todd Swanboro, Morris Williams, Dr. Robert Maust, Dr. George Lott.Former students and advisors of radio X, known then as WBKX, in the 1970s pose for a group photo.

Musical memories: The history of Radio X

Rayna Sherbinow March 18, 2021

When George “Buzz” Young arrived at NMU midway through his college career, he was studying political science and sociology. He graduated in 1974 with a degree in broadcasting and a sociology minor....

Student finance committee: How to bring personalities to campus

Student finance committee: How to bring personalities to campus

Peter Smedley March 11, 2021

In the wake of COVID-19, events on-campus have seen a significant decline. Fall semester saw event after event canceled, with many others getting the virtual makeover. Although the virus continues to...

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AT THE FINISH LINE—The cadets finished all the events in around seven hours, placing 9th among 29 total teams. The event takes place in Lacrosse Wisconsin over the weekend.

ROTC cadets attend Northern Warfare Challenge, place 9th

Sophia Huhta February 25, 2021

A team of five NMU ROTC cadets placed 9th out of 29 ROTC teams from the region competing in the Northern Warfare Challenge this past weekend. The Northern Warfare Challenge is a competition to test...

Photo courtesy of NMU theatre department.

VIRTUAL REHEARSAL-- Actors and actresses from An/(Ones) Ivory tower meet via zoom to rehearse lines. Due to COVID-19 the performers had to adjust to the unfamiliar format.

An/(Ones) Ivory Tower showing February 12th and 13th

Heather Ufer February 12, 2021

A play written, directed, and produced by NMU students is available for students to enjoy via zoom on February 12 and 13. An/(One’s) Ivory Tower follows a trio of friends performing in a circus who...

Photo of the student art gallery

Student art gallery shares upcoming events, history

Sophia Huhta February 8, 2021

Whether it’s a pathway from one building to the next or an area to study, the Olson Library has offered students an outlet in more ways than one. A little known escape for students is the Student Art...

Graphic containing information about the Summer employment fair

Summer virtual employment fair comes to NMU

Peter Smedley January 25, 2021

The summer employment fair returns for another year on Wednesday, February 10th. The fair will host a multitude of job opportunities for students, including summer jobs, part-time jobs, and internships...

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