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Opinion — Dear holidays, you suck

Opinion — Dear holidays, you suck

Dallas Wiertella November 18, 2022

I wake up in a cold sweat to the ding of my phone and multiple messages from family members. They are all reaching out to wish me a happy Thanksgiving.  I groggily get out of bed. It is 3 p.m. and...

Editorial — A better way to celebrate Thanksgiving

Editorial — A better way to celebrate Thanksgiving

North Wind Editorial Board November 16, 2022

As we near Thanksgiving break, many of us are longing to return to our hometowns and reunite with family and friends for the holiday. The longstanding tradition in American society is to clasp hands with...

Sam Rush/NW

A North Wind Thanksgiving

North Wind Staff November 25, 2020

Fall semester did not seem to have an end; the overlying terrors of COVID-19 looming over students’ heads and the constant questions of whether classes would be fully online only added to an already...

Justin Vant Hof/NW

STILL SHOPPING— Despite the pandemic many stores have chosen to stay open for black Friday. Many are offering month long sales rather than a single day.

Black Friday during a pandemic

Peter Smedley November 16, 2020

Thanksgiving was once a time of family, charity and coming together. Recent years have found the holiday in the shadow of the following day, with sizable discounts Black Friday has caused numerous deaths,...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

Weekly COVID-19 update week of 11/8

Justin Van't Hof November 13, 2020

As cases continue to see record increases in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged Michiganders to rethink the way they’re planning to hold the holidays. In a press conference on Nov. 12, she urged...

Say ‘thanks’ NMU, extend our break

NW Staff November 15, 2012

Thanksgiving Break is just around the corner—a time when professors, staff and students will join their families for a home-cooked meal, some long-sought-after family bonding and a break from the rigors...

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