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The North Wind

The North Wind

CHEERLEADER — Welles, the mascot of the NMU volleyball team, greets Wildcat Willy at a home match. As the team is introduced, the service dog will bark for each of the players to show his support.

Welles: Companion, confidant, service dog

Andie Balenger March 13, 2023

In the heart of campus lies C.B. Hedgcock, a building often associated with administrative work, financial aid and the dean of students office. The large hallways remain relatively quiet throughout the...

COMPANIONS — Beta, left, and Boone, right, pose for a quick picture. Growing up with a dog in the family meant that you always had a friend. Whether it be going for walks or relaxing on the couch, dogs seem to find joy in accompanying us through any endeavor that life has to offer us.

Opinion — For the love of dogs

Andie Balenger, Opinion Editor September 13, 2022

During a particularly long day on campus this past week, a classmate and I made our way to the Student Support Services office to complete an assignment for our news writing course. While I had been to...

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