Day: March 30, 2011

Free Sahaja Meditation Classes

Michigan Tech is one of a growing number of American colleges and universities to offer a Sahaja meditation program on campus. The free weekly sessions, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, in the Memorial Union, are open to everyone. This week’s meeting is in the Peninsula Room A.

Sahaja meditation can help relieve stress caused by studies or any other pressures, says Pranay Nagar, graduate student in mechanical engineering, who leads the sessions. “Are you anxious to feel more joy in life?” he asks. If so, he says, please check meditation.

No prior experience or knowledge of meditation and no special equipment or clothing are required to participate. The technique is not physically demanding, and everyone can move at his or her own pace, Nagar said.

For more information, contact Nagar at 906-281-4425 or

Published in Tech Today.

Be the Difference, Take a Stand

An evening with Standathon will help Bay Cliff Health Camp. The fifth annual event will be from 7 p.m., Friday, April 1, to 7 a.m., Saturday, April 2, in the SDC Gym.

Standathon has activities for everyone to enjoy, including black light mini golf, laser tag, sumo wrestling, inflatables, water polo, fencing lessons, live bands, food eating contests, kayaking and more. Food will be served all night, including breakfast at 6 a.m. Prizes will be raffled off every hour. The grand prize this year is an Xbox Kinect.

The money raised at Standathon will be donated to Bay Cliff Health Camp, a therapy camp for children and adults with disabilities located in Big Bay. The Standathon 2011 goal is to raise $7,000. The entrance fee is $10; entrance fee and T-shirt are $15; and entrance fee, T-shirt and drawing for Xbox Kinect are $20.

For more information, contact Hilary Cadeau, president, at 201-2707 or at , or visit the Standathon website.

Published in Tech Today.