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Editorial — Best of The North Wind 22-23

Editorial — Best of The North Wind ’22-’23

North Wind Editorial Board April 26, 2023

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, The North Wind ends another year of publishing. In these final weeks of the 2022-2023 school year, we took some time to reflect on our favorite articles...

DESK EDITOR — A picture of me sitting at my desk in The North Wind office, fully equipped with a black coffee that is spilled and a bag of Fritos — a seemingly natural sight as a journalist. When I first walked into the newsroom, I was completely unaware of the transformation this work experience would have on me.

Opinion – Reflecting on my experience as a student journalist

Andie Balenger April 24, 2023

Today marks the last week of publishing for the semester at The North Wind. For an institution that I never imagined myself working for when I first stepped on campus, my turning of a new leaf is bittersweet....

From right to left, Sarah ONeill and Alex Belz (Assistant News Editor).

The North Wind Celebrates 50 Years of student voices, independent journalism

Madoline Plattenberg December 9, 2022

Sarah O'Neill, former assistant news and opinion editor at the North Wind (2007-2009) shared a nostalgic memory of weekly Wednesday production nights during the semesters when the paper was still printing....

Into the Archives: 20th Anniversary of 9/11, North Wind coverage, campus response

Into the Archives: 20th Anniversary of 9/11, North Wind coverage, campus response

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 10, 2021

Tuesday morning classes had barely begun when the American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center at 8:45 a.m. and the world came to a standstill. Eighteen minutes later,...

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Editorial—The future of the North Wind: we continue to serve

North Wind Staff February 1, 2021
Throughout the past year, the North Wind has undergone dramatic changes, yet this does not impact our dedication to providing the service of journalism to NMU students and the NMU community. We have high hopes for our growth during this winter semester, and this new year of 2021.

The harmful spreading of false information in media

Justin Van't Hof June 5, 2019

We are constantly connected. Since the invention of the Internet in the early 1990s, the way we get our news has changed drastically. Before the internet, newspapers were people’s main source of staying...

The vicious game of politicizing abortion

Akasha Khalsa June 5, 2019

Last winter I wrote an opinion piece for The North Wind about the importance of depoliticizing personal discussions of abortion. Since I wrote that piece, the issue of abortion has become a great deal...

The North Wind receives awards at conference

The North Wind receives awards at conference

Abigail Zeman February 22, 2018

The North Wind received five awards, including first place best of show for a Four-Year Weekly Newspaper, last weekend after attending the Associated Collegiate Press’ 2018 Best of the Midwest College...

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