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Pride Flag in the Ponzio Campus Center

The Story Behind the Pride Flag on Campus

…flag has become an international symbol for Pride, but it started flying in the community long before it reached this status. In June of 1969, New York Police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in Greenwich Village. Police forcefully removed staff and clubgoers from the premises, sparking a riot…

Pink squirrel illustration by James O'Brien

Pink Explosion

Armed With a Flashlight and a Sense of Wonder, Researchers Discover Hot-Pink Squirrels

…lead author on the project and now a graduate student in wildlife and fisheries at Texas A&M. First came an article in Nature, one of the top scientific magazines in the world. And then came The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Smithsonian, and other publications, seventy-plus and counting. And…

Biofluorescent platypus (Mammalia)

Platypuses Capture Worldwide Imagination

Northland Researchers Make Another Illuminating Discovery

…Are They Hiding? New York Magazine, The Cut Scientists Find Platypuses Glow Under Black Light National Geographic We Knew Platypuses Were Incredible. Now we know they glow, too. The fur of the platypus glows under a blacklight—a finding that raises questions about its role in these strange mammals. Smithsonian Magazine…

Northland College hockey captains stand on Lake Superior.

Captains of Their Future

Seniors and hockey captains Amanda Aboundader of Montreal, Quebec, and Ty Kraus of East St. Paul, Manitoba, were featured on the cover of the spring edition of the Northland College magazine. Amanda is majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry. She will be playing for the National Lebanese Women’s…

Northland College student collects water sample.

Researchers Tracing Bacteria to Source

Burke Center and City of Ashland team up to solve the case.

Robin Armagost, For the Daily Press Burke Center and City of Ashland team up to solve the case. Kreher Park Beach has been closed twice this year so far due to high E. coli levels, which leaves local residents and visitors wondering—are the Ashland beaches safe to swim in? What…

Northland College student Mya Simon

Stolen Sisters on Lake Superior

10,000 Native American Women Reported Missing

their home like the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe) nations. Last winter I came across a 2011 academic publication, “Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota,” written by Christine Stark, an Anishinaabeg and Cherokee scholar and others, on Native women being sold into the sex industry on ships…