Tensions at Northern Michigan on Revived Newspaper

March 9, 2015

Administrators and student journalists at Northern Michigan University have seen relations deteriorate since the student newspaper The North Wind started to be more aggressive in its coverage, The Detroit News reported. Some administrators are not responding to requests or are forcing the newspaper to pay for open records requests. The source of the anger is tough coverage of a range of campus issues and creative approaches that may not go over well with everyone. For instance, the university is proud that the C.E.O. of Starbucks is an alumnus, but the newspaper ran a coffee taste test that was won by another coffee provider on campus.


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