Free Speech TV (FSTV), a nonprofit, national, independent news network, announces the premiere of Paulette Moore’s, The Spirit of Standing Rock, Wednesday, February 15 at 7 p.m. CST. Free Speech TV will host a Facebook Live interview event with the filmmaker immediately following the broadcast...  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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Northland Announces Food Systems Center

Three years ago, Northland College set a goal to have its cafeteria serve eighty 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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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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Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race

Racing Dogs for Internship

You never know when one thing will lead to another. Associate Professor of Outdoor Education Elizabeth Andre took her winter skills students to Firestar Kennel in Cornucopia to learn about dogsledding. That day sparked an idea. Kennel owner Krystal (Hagstrom) Hudacheck ’10 noticed that Andre’s students really connected with her huskies….  Read More

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BBC Podcast with Prof Angela Stroud

Angela Stroud, sociologist and author of Good Guys with Guns, is interviewed in this eighteen-minute BBC World Service podcast, The Why Factor, where investigators explore the shift and expansion of guns and why people say they carry them. To listen.

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A crowd at the opening of the Student Diversity Center

Student Diversity Center Opens

Nearly one hundred people attended the opening of the Northland College Student Diversity Center, located on the first floor of Mead Hall. Guest speaker Doctor Carla J. Bailey,  senior minister at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis, Minn. and an activist, talked about the importance of getting…  Read More

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