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Panel of profs to speak on assault of the Capitol

Akasha Khalsa April 8, 2021
The nation was shaken to the core during the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 by protestors who contested the election of President Joe Biden over Donald Trump. In response, a little over four months after the Capitol was assaulted, NMU professors will take on the topic in a panel discussion.
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Editorial—Impeachment results no surprise, point to dire problems

North Wind Staff February 24, 2021
We sat back, swallowed our frustration and disappointment, even after having watched in horror as the Capitol was stormed. After all, that’s just how things work.
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Opinion—How will we look back on the Capitol breach?

Akasha Khalsa February 22, 2021
In twenty years, thirty years, how will we look back at the beginning of 2021? I think the breach of the U.S. Capitol will be one of the most significant moments this year will be remembered for, and it won’t be a pleasant memory, that’s for certain.
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Opinion—What the breach of the capitol means for polarization

Akasha Khalsa January 21, 2021
Without moderation, I can’t imagine the breach of the capitol will be the last eruption of violence and chaos that results from our current political climate. Yet we have the opportunity to cooperate, and work towards a better tomorrow in which rage and hate don't erupt in violence the way they did on Jan. 6.
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Student groups on the Capitol riots

Peter Smedley January 21, 2021

On Jan. 6 a group of pro-Trump protestors stormed the U.S. Capitol with hopes of overturning the certification of the Electoral College votes. Students across the nation observed the events from afar,...

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