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Outdoor Orientation

…required to participate in a 5-day or 11-day OO experience. Transfer students arriving at Northland with more than 24 credits can choose to participate in either a one-day, transfer specific, on-campus orientation or participate in an orientation experience. You can see this year’s orientation schedule here. Our orientation program helps…

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Happy Birthday, Earth Day!

…act. What Nelson called “the biggest town meeting in the nation’s history” also turned many participants into dedicated volunteers and activists. I’m one example. Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. It has spread to nearly 200 countries and is being called the world’s largest secular day of celebration….

Forest Lodge Guesthouse Great Hall

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Daily Rental Gatehouse $75/day (capacity 25) Boathouse $150/day (capacity 29) Guesthouse Great Hall $150/day (capacity 46) Overnight Gatehouse Lodging Northland Affiliated Programs Overnight Facility Use $20/person/24-hr use Gatehouse Rental $200 per night Organization, Business, Individual, Private Group Overnight Facility Use $30/person/24-hr use Gatehouse Rental $300/night Rental inquiry emails should be…

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7 Fun Facts About Earth Day

…1 out of every 10 Americans. 3. The media coverage of the first Earth Day is unparalleled. The Today Show focused on the environment for the entire week of April 20-24, 1970. ABC televised three prime-time environmental specials, and CBS’ Walter Cronkite broadcast, “Earth Day: A Question of Survival.” Even…

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296 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail

Jane Dahlgren Hikes Solo for May Term

…similar itineraries. But, then, he quit on his fourth day. “I thought if this big, hard core guy couldn’t finish it, how was I supposed to?” she said. She continued walking through mud and snow and over and around trees. She took only a photo a day on her disposable…

Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Gifts You Bring the World

…(as if a college education, and lifelong love and support were not enough). But what I want to think of today, are not the gifts that the world brings to you, but the gifts you bring to the world. In Anishinaabe traditions, the direction of gift giving on a day

Portrait of Northland College student Travis Sherlin

Travis Sherlin: Healthy Addiction for Exploration

Majoring in sustainable community development Grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee Keeps busy with school, bartending, rock climbing, and making big plans for the future Travis Sherlin entered Northland College as a freshman with a healthy addiction for exploration and a strong vision for his own educational journey. He spent several…