Three years ago, Northland College set a goal to have its cafeteria serve 80 percent local food by 2020. The College did not want to start a farm or to compete with farmers. “We wanted to work with growers to expand the regional food economy,”...  Read More
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Backpacker Magazine ranks Northland College #2 outdoor school

Backpacker Magazine has ranked Northland College second in a list of the nation’s best colleges for hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. In its October 2016 issue, the magazine noted the school’s proximity to trails, rivers, and other outdoor recreational opportunities, its outdoor clubs and participation,...  Read More
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At home with Graphic Design

Graphic design student Petter Bülling experienced one particularly low moment during his summer internship at Artilleriet, a high-end home décor store. He was helping move things around for a photo shoot and he bumped into a really expensive pot. It shattered completely. All in the...  Read More
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296 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail

Jane Dahlgren had never camped alone when she decided to hike solo for 296 miles. For college credits. While the extroverted sophomore was not familiar with solo tripping, she was no novice to adventure. A Seattle native, Dahlgren had hiked with her dad and brother...  Read More
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7 Things to Do When You Visit Campus

If you’re planning to visit campus this summer—and we believe you really should—you will want to plan for extra days to check out the region. After all, people travel the world to kayak, sail, and hike the Apostle Islands. Here’s our top picks of things...  Read More
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Wisconsin City at Forefront of Water Wars

Tom Henry, Toledo Blade Ironically, Waukesha’s history is steeped in stories about how it was once a resort area known as “Spring City,” and the “Saratoga of the West” because of an abundance of pure spring-fed water it had in the 1800s. In 1873, a…  Read More

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MLKJr Day: Building Coalitions

Wisconsin State Senator Janet Bewley of the 25th District, right, moderated a panel discussion on building coalitions for civil rights work at Northland College Monday with Milwaukee community activists Martha Love, left, LaKeshia Meyers, center, and Michelle Bryant. The panel was part of a day…  Read More

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