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Cats Coffee Corner: Seriously good Velodrome

‘Cats Coffee Corner: Seriously good Velodrome

Denali Drake November 21, 2019

The scream of the espresso machine greets me as I walk into Velodrome Coffee Co. in an attempt to drink something that is both warm and will wake me up. With finals just around the corner, I wanted to...

Should universities get rid of minors?

Should universities get rid of minors?

North Wind Staff November 14, 2019

At a university like Northern, presented with options upon options of majors and minors to choose from, it’s difficult to choose and narrow down a path to study. Not all majors require minors. In...

Mqt election brings young perspectives

Mqt election brings young perspectives

North Wind Staff November 7, 2019

To recap the past Nov. 5 election for Marquette City Commission, youth dominated the votes. Evan Bonsall and Andrew Lorinser won Tuesday’s election out of four final candidates. Bonsall received...

Earth in turmoil, humans are to blame

Earth in turmoil, humans are to blame

Gregorios Mihalopoulos November 7, 2019

Climate change is real. This time, humans caused it. We now have to deal with the consequences.  The Earth is dying. Her murderers have names and addresses, but assigning blame and expecting punishment...

Consider a flu shot before its too late

Consider a flu shot before it’s too late

North Wind Staff October 30, 2019

Are you considering getting your  flu shot? The 2019/2020 flu shot is now obtainable at the Health Center on campus. Some avoid shots altogether out of fear or uncertainty. Others dive in willingly...

Bashing English majors hurts creativity

Bashing English majors hurts creativity

Denali Drake October 17, 2019

Choosing a major in college is easily one of the most stressful experiences that a young adult can face. Personally, I spent two years in nursing school before leaving and deciding to pursue a degree...

Next semester courses: plan ahead, but dont fret

Next semester courses: plan ahead, but don’t fret

North Wind Staff October 17, 2019

You may have noticed that NMU has released a list of courses with its dates and times that are available for next semester. If you haven’t done so already, please take the time and save yourself the...

Conservatism grows with age

Conservatism grows with age

Jessica Parsons October 17, 2019

There’s a new “divisive era” in politics that’s not just hitting America, but impacting the world. People are afraid to talk and act a certain way because of many drastic changes that are quickly...

Cats Coffee Corner: Dead River Coffee

‘Cats Coffee Corner: Dead River Coffee

Denali Drake October 3, 2019

Dead River Coffee Co. is filled with light jazz, dried flowers and eclectic coffee art. This quite possibly might be the quintessential small-town cafe that Marquette deserves, the atmosphere makes you...

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Hey NCAA, accept new era of college athletics

Travis Nelson October 2, 2019

In 2023, the makeup of what we know today in NCAA Division I athletics is going to change forever. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is trying to stop it, but instead, they just need...

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Freedom of speech on campus: Respect others and know who you’re representing

North Wind Staff October 2, 2019

Silencing someone would result in a violation against their First Amendment right and freedom of speech. But it’s important that these people—activists, protestors or whoever they might be—remain...

Pells plaque deserves to taken down

Pell’s plaque deserves to taken down

Jake Bekemeyer September 12, 2019

In late August, a group of comedians called The Chasers added an amendment to George Pell’s plaque at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney reading “and convicted pedophile,” underneath his title of...

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