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A Winning Business Idea

A late night meal made from local ingredients is hard to find in Ashland, or anywhere in small town America, really. Northland College business senior Jesse DiLillo and junior Matt Hoszko set out to solve this problem at the Wisconsin Innovation Network’s Lake Superior Business and Technology Conference in August….

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The Woman Behind the Screen

Northland College senior Mikaela Fischer is a quiet, self-possessed student with a strong voice. She’s one of those rare students who takes in information, digests it, devises a plan, and executes it. “She’s mature and still knows how to be playful. I would want her in any class I teach,”…

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Liz White: Student Commencement Address

Liz White’s quiet strength has not gone unnoticed. As a sophomore, she was selected by her peers to serve on the board of trustees. Since then she has served as president of the Northland College Student Association, was awarded the Student Life Indelible Mark Award “for her thoughtful leadership and…

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Kert's Most Awesome Weekend Adventures

Senior Kert Wuestenhagen embarks on an adventure every weekend—he wants to take in all he can before he graduates in May. He’s tackled a variety of adventures including biking, hiking, climbing, and kayaking. All have led him to some of the most beautiful and thrilling locations in the region, with…

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Women’s Hockey Rocks

First Class of Recruits to Graduate

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Dragonflies and Emergence

Looking for the metaphor in the lifespan of a dragonfly.

Chemistry students with Professor Nick Robertson

Chem Cohort Inch Forward Field of Sustainable Plastics

…told Robertson they were going to start the reactor. As they started the machine, they simultaneously filled a balloon with air and popped it. “He made it down the hall in half a second,” Corcoran laughed. “I don’t know how he didn’t have a heart attack!” “We definitely managed to…