The Student News Site of Northern Michigan University

The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

EATING GREEN - Parsnip at Northern Lights Dining Hall offers vegetarian and vegan options, such as tofu burgers and snap peas. The Peas On Earth Challenge encouraged students to eat vegetarian and vegan to benefit the environment and their own health.

Peas on Earth project challenges students to eat vegetarian for a week

Olivia Apa, Features Writer October 27, 2021

The Peas on Earth Challenge was a challenge started by the NMU Animal Club to encourage students to eat more plant-based foods on-campus.  “By participating in this challenge, we are hoping students...

eating meat

Opinion—You are what you eat

Maggie Duly January 21, 2021
Whether it is a “fad” or not, I think it’s time for us to thoroughly ask ourselves to consider if we can do more for our environment by way of our diet. For example, implementing vegan/vegetarian meals into our weekly diets as an alternative to giving up meat and dairy altogether.
Groundwork for healthy dieting

Groundwork for healthy dieting

Peter Smedley September 19, 2019

Veganism has gained substantial ground in recent years. The rising popularity of this diet has created stigmas against a culture largely misunderstood. A plant-based diet is strained by the circulation...

MSU professor explains the benefits of a plant-based diet

Ellen Holmes March 21, 2013

While some may not think twice of the poor diet that can be associated with the college lifestyle, research has shown positive results in support of a plant-based diet. Aiming to highlight that research...

Load More Stories