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Editorial — How to survive the Upper Peninsula winter

Editorial — How to survive the Upper Peninsula winter

North Wind Editorial Board December 1, 2022

Although the snow that fell before Thanksgiving break has melted away, now is the best time to prepare yourself for the next four to five months of cold weather in Marquette.  Winter in the Upper Peninsula...

PARKED—Northern Michigan Universitys parking lots will alternate throughout the winter semester for closing weather permitting. These weekend cleanups will help keep lots cleared of snow and ice for students, staff, faculty and visitors to make driving easier.

Winter parking mandates, staying safe during inclement weather

Joslin Brown, Contributing Writer November 17, 2021
Experiencing your first U.P. winter can be intimidating, however, taking the extra time to know how to be safe will make the winter a little less scary.
Peter Holliday (left) and Haley Rhoades (right) sell baked goods donated by home cooks and NMU staff members to raise funds for Ripple Effect. Ripple Effect helps students stay warm in the brutal U.P. winters if they cannot afford appropriate winter gear.

Bake sale raises money for student winter wear

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 1, 2021

Cinnamon rolls, almond poppy seed cookies, roasted almonds, homemade bread, muffins and even candy corn brownies were for sale outside of the Dean of Students’ office on Thursday, Oct. 28 for their annual...

KEEP WARM - NMUs Student Nurses Association collected new socks for those in need during the month of October. They placed collection boxes around campus including in Jamrich, West Science and the dorms.

Nursing students collect socks for those in need

Sophia Huhta , Contributing writer October 28, 2021

Fall is coming to a close as the wind blows its colorful leaves across the campus lawn. The community has already started to say goodbye to 80 degree weather and beach days, but not everyone is prepared...

Graphic courtesy of NMU

University finance committee meeting held, WNMU-TV and WNMU-FM audit

Ayanna Allen February 10, 2021
On Feb. 9 the NMU Finance Committee discussed the 2020 fiscal year audit for WNMU-TV and WNMU-FM stations as well as address the upcoming retirement of WNMU's general manager, Eric Smith.
Members of Campus Cinema sitting in front of The Shoreline Theatre banner in masks.

Campus Cinema showing Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” virtual, in-person options

Ashley Beronja January 28, 2021
On Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m., NMU's Campus Cinema will show Marvel Studio's "Black Panther" both in-person and virtually.
Event flyer for the Gift of Life Campus Challenge

Student Nurses Association to participate in first Gift of Life Campus Challenge

Ashley Beronja January 26, 2021
Student Nurses Association will participate in the 2021 Gift of Life Campus Challenge for the first time.
Storefront of Donckers restaurant located downtown Marquette

Michigan indoor dining set to reopen Feb. 1

Joad Blaauw-Hara January 26, 2021
Indoor dining in Michigan is set to reopen by Feb. 1. NMU dining hall will continue to practice COVID-19 safety precautions as they open back up.
Climate@Noon event flyer for Gender and Climate Adaptation

Climate@Noon – Gender & Climate Adaptation

Ashley Beronja January 22, 2021

On Friday, Jan. 22 from 12-1 p.m. the Northern Climate Network will host the first free virtual event of the semester, "Climate@Noon - Gender & Climate Adaptation," as part of the ongoing virtual...

Photo of a bike rack on campus

On campus winter bike storage available to students during harsh winter

Alexis Stalker November 9, 2020

As a university, the student body is made up of people from all over, not just northern Michigan natives. One of the most shocking things for some is how harsh the winter can get. Marquette has already...

Photo of a vehicle buried in snow

Vehicle health: how to prepare for the winter

Ashley Beronja September 30, 2020

For many students, travelling to Marquette can be quite the road trip. Some students are travelling from downstate, others are travelling from outside states such as Ohio, Illinois or even Wisconsin....

Snow Fest

Snow Fest

Akasha Khalsa January 16, 2020

The first week of NMU’s winter 2020 semester was kicked off by the Snow Fest event, welcoming students and making sure they became aware of the many options for extracurricular activities available...

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