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Student News Briefs – August 11, 2017

Khana Khazana Friday, August 11, 2017

 

Indian Food at today’s Khana Khazana, this week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli the featured menu is from India.

The menu features are:                            Indian Khana Khazana

  • Butter Chicken (Non-Veggie)
  • Paneer Butter Masala (Veggie)
  • Mixed Vegetable Pakora
  • Badam Kheer

This weeks Khana Khazana is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today at the North Coast Grill and Deli in the Memorial Union Building. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


K-Day Registration is OPEN!

 

Make sure you register your student organization by September 4th. The theme this year is… It’s a Jungle Out There! Please have your activity planned when registering. Sign in KDAY-FB-Cover-Photoat https://www.involvement.mtu.edu/ and the registration link is on the home page.  If you have any questions, email Rochelle at raspence@mtu.edu

See you on September 8th!


MOVE-IN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES for Fall 2017


Welcoming new students and their families is one of the most exciting times on campus. Student organizations are invited to help welcome in-coming students during move-in on Saturday, August 26. Your group can sign up for one shift or multiple shifts. This is a great service opportunity for your organization!
 

Student News Briefs – August 4, 2017

Chinese Cuisine today at Khana Khazana
This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from China.
The menu features:
  • Coca Cola Chicken WingsKhana Khazana Chinese 2
  • Braised Tofu
  • Banana Milk with Sago

Chinese Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today at the Khana Khazana at the North Coast Grill and Deli. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


Copper Harbor Sunset Cruise
“Interested in an unforgettable cruise in Lake Superior along the shoreline of Copper Harbor? Join Student Activities and Housing and Residential Life as they cruise with The Isle Royale Line to experience the beauty of a Keweenaw sunset.Sunset Cruise A
Cost is $5 and includes transportation to and from Copper Harbor and a ticket to ride the boat.
In order to sign up, go to the Student Activities office in the Memorial Union Building, Room 112, with your payment, between 8am-4pmMonday through Friday. Space is limited, so sign-up soon!
Any questions can be sent to Student Activities, activities@mtu.edu or  906-487-1963.”

 


Vote on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Michigan votes website

School districts and communities in more than 50 counties will hold elections Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Check your registration status at the Michigan Voter Information Center at www.Michigan.gov/vote.

You also can view your sample ballot if your community is holding an election as well as find your polling location and track your absentee ballot.

How you can get an absentee ballot

Voters who qualify may choose to cast an absentee ballot. As a registered voter, you may obtain an absentee ballot if you are:

  • Age 60 or older.
  • Physically unable to attend the polls without the assistance of another.
  • Expecting to be absent from the community in which you are registered for the entire time the polls will be open on Election Day.
  • In jail awaiting arraignment or trial.
  • Unable to attend the polls due to religious reasons.
  • Appointed to work as an election inspector in a precinct outside of your precinct of residence.

Those who wish to receive an absentee ballot by mail must submit the application by 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5.

Visit us online to find out more.


MOVE-IN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES for Fall 2017
Welcoming new students and their families is one of the most exciting times on campus. Student organizations are invited to help welcome in-coming students during move-in on Saturday, August 26. Your group can sign up for one shift or multiple shifts. This is a great service opportunity for your organization!

Please fill out the Google form to sign up to volunteer.

https://goo.gl/forms/Q4NMSyvGepFaOLpL2
Move-in Volunteer Shifts:
Saturday, August 26
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Move-In Volunteer Participation Expectations:

  • Remember that you are representing your Student Organization and Michigan Technological University. First impressions are very important to new students and their family members.
    •    Wear apparel that represents your Student Organization or Michigan Tech only.
    •    Wear clothing that is neat and appropriate (no holes, no hats, and no sunglasses are permitted).
    •    Wear comfortable, closed toe shoes (athletic shoes recommended).
    •    Volunteers may not recruit or pass out invitations/flyers of any kind.
    •    Volunteers must help everyone, not just the people you might want to get to know.
    •    Please remember that some students and families may not want your help. Please be considerate and ask if they would like assistance first, before grabbing items.
    •    Arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in at the Wadsworth Hall Reception Desk in order to get to your assigned location on time for the start of your shift.
    •    Work with University, Orientation, and Housing and Residential Life staffs who are also assigned to assist with the move-in process. We are one big team on move-in day.

Thank you in advance for your service to the newest members of the Michigan Tech community!


Student News Briefs – July 28, 2017

 Thai Cuisine at Khana Khazana Today
This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Thailand.
The menu features:Khana Khazana Thai 2
  • Chicken Green Curry
  • Crispy Boiled Eggs with Sweet & Sour Sauce
  • Fried Sweet Potato

Come try the Thai Cuisine at today’s Khana Khazana from 11 am to 1 pm. The cost is only $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


Plant-A-Palooza
You’re invited to Plant-A-Palooza! Come join Student Activities in the OAP backyard to plant a succulent (and take it home) and decorate a Kindness Rock!

Who: YouPLANT-A-PALOOZA! Feel free to bring a friend, too!

What: Plant-A-Palooza and Kindness Rocks

Where: OAP Backyard (207 East St, Houghton, Michigan 49931)

When: August 1 at 1:00 PM
Why: Free plant and spreading kindness!
Check out more about #TheKindnessRocksProject here. For questions or more information, email Rochelle at raspence@mtu.edu.

 Copper Harbor Sunset Cruise
“Interested in an unforgettable cruise in Lake Superior along the shoreline of Copper Harbor? Join Student Activities and Housing and Residential Life as they cruise with The Isle Royale Line to experience the beauty oSunset Cruise Af a Keweenaw sunset.
Cost is $5 and includes transportation to and from Copper Harbor and a ticket to ride the boat.
In order to sign up, go to the Student Activities office in the Memorial Union Building, Room 112, with your payment, between 8am-4pm Monday through Friday. Space is limited, so sign-up soon!
Any questions can be sent to Student Activities, activities@mtu.edu or 906-487-1963.”

Student News Briefs – July 21, 2017

2017 Parade of Nations

Now is the time for student organizations to think about their involvement in the 2017 Parade of Nations which will be held on Saturday, September 16.  The Parade begins at 11:00 AM in Hancock near the Huntington Bank building, and marches to the Dee Stadium in Houghton where the multicultural festival will take place from approximately noon to 3:00 PM.  The theme for the 2017 Parade of Nations is “Think Globally, Celebrate Locally.”

 Student organizations can:

 1) Have a float in the Parade (register here) and win cash in the float contest!

 2) Sponsor a food or crafts booth at the multicultural festival (register for craft booth or food booth)

 3) Showcase their talents by being a part of the entertainment – this is open to individuals too!  (register here)

 4) Volunteer to help (email ips@mtu.edu)

 Is your organization short on cash?  Activity Grant Available.

 This year’s headline act is China Gold, sponsored by the Parade of Nations and the Rozsa Center for Performing Arts.  See an expert display of Chinese martial arts, dance and acrobats.  China Gold showcases the Dragon Dance, Lion Dance, Wushu Shaolin Kung Fu, high flying acrobatics, and several sensational Chinese female dancers.  The performance will take place at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, September 16 at 7:30 PM.  Tickets go on sale August 16.  Visit mtu.edu/rozsa for details and ticket information.

 Be a parade spectator and have a chance to win the “I Love Parade of Nations” Weekend Getaway for two to Chicago worth more than $2000!!  Visit the Parade of Nations website or Facebook page for more details.

 For more details on all Parade of Nations events, check out the event’s website, or to keep up on Parade happenings, visit their Facebook page.


Italian Cuisine at Friday’s Khana Khazana

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli we are featuring a menu from Italy.Khana Khazana Italian

The menu features:

  • Chicken Pasta Alfredo
  • Eggplant Gratin
  • Panna Cotta

Italian Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.

 

 


Student News Briefs – July 14, 2017

Lao Cuisine at today’s Khana Khazana

This week at the Memorial UnionKhana Khazana Lao3 North Coast Grill and Deli, the featured menu is from Laos.

Menu featured items are:

  • Kai Yang (Grilled Chicken)
  • Som Tam (Spicy Vegetable Salad)
  • Fried Sweet Potato Balls

The Laos Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


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Sunset Cruise A Student Activities and Housing & Residence Life is hosting an evening for students on the Isle Royale Queen IV cruise ship out of Copper Harbor on Wednesday, August 8, 2017. The trip cost is $5 and includes transportation from the MUB to Copper Harbor and back and will depart from the MUB Shuttle stop at 6 pm.

Sign ups are available in the Student Activities office (MUB 112). Please remember to bring student ID and $5 to reserve your spot.

For more information please contact the Student Activities office at 906-487-1963 or email activities@mtu.edu.