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Editorial—Critical Race Theory

North Wind Staff February 25, 2022

Last week NMU hosted a Critical Race Theory forum, which allowed students and other members of our community to ask questions to four faculty panelists about the hot button topic. Many of our staff felt...

UP200 draws crowds to downtown streets

UP200 draws crowds to downtown streets

Justin Van't Hof February 20, 2020

The snow took a brief break from blanketing the Marquette ground as hundreds of spectators gathered on Washington Street to get a glimpse of the sled dogs and their mushers. As the time clicked closer...

OFF THEY GO The annual sled dog races will span large tracts of the wintery Upper Peninsula and constitute both a challenge and an exhilarating opportunity for the mushers and their athletic dogs. The dogs train to run many miles during these exciting events, which attract large crowds from the Marquette community and beyond.

Sled dog races to commence downtown

Maggie Duly February 13, 2020

The harsh bark of dogs rings through the crowds of hundreds of people pushing up against the street barricades, where practically the whole city and more gathers at the race starting point. Snow flies...

MUSH, MUSH!—Dogsled racer Jeff King has received many awards for his races, as well as for his humane treatment of the winning dogs on his sled team. He will speak in Jamrich Hall to share adventure stories from his recently published autobiographical book, “Cold Hands Warm Hearts.”

‘Winningest musher’ to speak

Benjamin Bures January 23, 2020

Musher Jeff King will speak to NMU students in Jamrich Hall at 7 p.m. on Jan. 28. Having logged 150,000 miles on a dogsled during the span of his career, King is considered the “winningest musher in...

Simplified view of race dangerous

Lee McClelland January 24, 2013

A person’s identity is a complex, multifaceted thing yet is often viewed through a very simple, shallow lens. Identity is one of humanity’s great conundrums. The Oxford English Dictionary defines...

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