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Editorial—We support the Pride Rock housing initiative

Editorial—We support the Pride Rock housing initiative

North Wind Staff September 22, 2021
For many students coming to NMU as members of the LGBTQ+ community, finding comfortable housing is an ordeal. Now, as of Sept. 20 the Pride Rock proposal has been submitted to NMU administration, and it details plans for an LGBTQ+ priority house in the dorms which would significantly reduce housing-related stress for many queer students.
Joleigh Martinez/NW

Queers & Allies: A safe space for LGBTQIA+ and allies

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

Queers & Allies, a group on campus, hosted their third meeting Sept. 15 with the hope of bringing members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies together. The meeting featured games and a discussion of...

Protesting requires responsibility

Protesting requires responsibility

Trevor Shanahan November 7, 2019

Ah, Pride Fest, a festival hosted for the benefit of people to express themselves without judgement or ridicule, or at least it should be that way. I, myself, attended Pride Fest and got the chance to...

MQT comes out for celebrations

MQT comes out for celebrations

Denali Drake October 10, 2019

A celebration designed for inclusivity, community and acceptance will be hosted at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. on Friday, Oct. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. in coordination with NMU students, staff and community members. “There...

Wildcat pride lacking on campus

Lee McClelland February 21, 2013

Being a Marquette native, I have heard my fair share of negative sentiments about attending Northern Michigan University. Local colloquialisms like “Northern: where the N stands for knowledge” or...

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