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The North Wind

Harsh future for Republicans

Brian Westrick November 15, 2012

Democrats and Republicans have adapted. They shifted their views, beliefs and platforms based on what resonates within American culture. Democrats were once the vehement pro-slavery party. They now...

Americans must unite behind elected officials

Lee McClelland November 8, 2012

It has never meant so much to be an American. Watching Barack Obama deliver his acceptance speech; listening to Mitt Romney humbly admit defeat while instilling his faith in American democracy; feeling...

Pandering to women done in ignorant fashion

Amanda Monthei November 1, 2012

In regards to women’s issues, three specific moments have characterized the upcoming election for me. The obvious first is Governor Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment at the second...

Obama and Romney argue funding

Marcellino Signorelli September 20, 2012

The funding for higher education takes a front seat in the concerns of many college students as they decide whom to vote for this November. Mitt Romney and Barack Obama both vary on their stances and...

Briefs 9/20/12

NW Staff September 20, 2012

State News New Michigan legislation requires people convicted of three or more serious violent crimes to face a sentence of at least 25 years if they commit one more. The Michigan Senate voted 32 to 6...

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