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Opinion—Film Review: Cycling into Italian Neorealism with ‘Bicycle Thieves’

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 3, 2021

Going into my fourth year at NMU, I have had the opportunity to experience a wide variety of films as I minor in film studies. Classes like Introduction to Film, Topics in Film Theory, Authorship in Cinema...

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Opinion: Easy to be irresponsible re: COVID for young people

Akasha Khalsa August 11, 2020

We are beginning this semester in the midst of a potential resurgence of the COVID 19 pandemic. As young people, we carry the responsibility of behaving in a conscientious manner to protect our professors...

Students respond to article regarding not voting in 2020

Students respond to article regarding not voting in 2020

In favor, by Riley Garland Last week, a column was published arguing against voting in the 2020 election. Such a proposition, though at odds with conventional values, is an identification of a real...

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Virus threatens the global community

Justin Van't Hof January 23, 2020

A new virus stemming from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is plaguing Chinese citizens. The virus goes by the Name COVID-19 and as of Jan. 22, there are over 440 cases and 17 deaths. COVID-19...

See you on the flip side

See you on the flip side

North Wind Staff December 5, 2019

The time snuck up on us. Where did October go? Graduating seniors are completing their last assignments, studying for their last final exam and transitioning into a new chapter in their lives. Whether...


Pseudoscience doesn’t belong in Title IX training

Joan Roberts November 21, 2019

Is Title IX training (for on-campus assault investigations) promoting unscientific assertions that could bias investigations?  Is the foundation of that training sound, or does it lend itself to...

Colin Kaepernicks career in NFL continues to face hardships

Colin Kaepernick’s career in NFL continues to face hardships

Travis Nelson November 21, 2019

I am conflicted on Colin Kaepernick and I can’t describe it in another way. I root for the guy. I want him back in the NFL. Going into the stand or not stand for the national anthem thing is unnecessary,...


If they’re old enough to ask about sex, they’re old enough to know

Sam Rush November 14, 2019

Adults don’t want children to know about sex but they are exposed to it anyway. I have always found it so ridiculous that it is still a question for lawmakers whether or not students should learn about...

INAUGURAL GALA—The first-ever Green and Gold Gala was held at the freshly built Northern Center Sept. 21 to raise money for a series of scholarships to help students in need. The money raised came from half the price of the attendee’s tickets which were $150 a person.
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Can someone just look me in the eye?

Mary McDonough November 7, 2019

Kids dream about what they want to be, and more often than not, it’s those dreams that set the path for the rest of their lives. But in those innocent years, it all seems easy as if things will just...

Reading theology into facts: Christian perspective on Earths climate change

Reading theology into facts: Christian perspective on Earth’s climate change

Jessica Parsons October 24, 2019

I don’t know about you, but I am kind of tired of hearing, reading and talking about climate change. I don’t deny the importance of the topic, and yes, here I am writing about it again. But I think...

Trade kindness for better living

Trade kindness for better living

Hannah Jones October 17, 2019

Everyday, we interact with hundreds of faces, many just in passing.  We often times pay no mind to the person behind the face that is the barista who took your order at Starbucks, and behind them,...

Joker Review: Disturbing, not deadly

‘Joker’ Review: Disturbing, not deadly

Akasha Khalsa October 10, 2019

Leading up to the controversial Oct. 3 release of the new DC Comics film “Joker,” there was a great deal of conflict and fear surrounding the possible societal impacts of the movie.  The movie...

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