Student News Briefs: September 30, 2011

Khana Khazana – Thai


FILM BOARD:  This week Film Board is showing Pirates of the Caribbean:  On Stranger Tides in Fisher 135.  It will be shown on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 pm.  Tickets are $3 each with a Tech ID and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents.   If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Carissa Lindeman, at

Next week’s movie is Horrible Bosses.


eSPORTS:  Starcraft 2 eSports Team:   Come every Sunday at 4pm to the DHH Ballroom to watch the Huskies eSports Team from Michigan Tech compete in StarCraft 2 against other colleges in the Collegiate Star League.  It’s time to cheer on our team with others that enjoy eSports.  If interested, you can also join in with the student organization and become apart of  MTU’s Starcraft 2 eSports Team. For more information you can contact Collin Kappauf at If you have ever been interested in eSports it’s time to see what all the action and excitement is about!


ANNUAL MUCK RUN:  The Varsity Cross Country team is hosting its annual Muck Run on October 29th at 10 am. This 5-kilometer “fun run” takes place at the Tech Trails on the Saturday before Halloween, and includes a race course that goes through muck and mire, hence the name.  There is a best costume contest, so everyone should dress in their Halloween costumes and be prepared for a fun time!  There will also be door prizes open to all competitors.

Attention Student Organizations and Greek Life:  If enough interest is generated with the  Student Orgs or Greek Life, we will arrange a special team category for them and have prizes for the top student organization, fraternity, or sorority.   If interested, contact Jonathan Kilpela at


STUDENT ENTERTAINMENT BOARD DOUBLE FEATURE:  In a tour de force of delightful geekdom the Student Entertainment Board proudly presents both One Man Lord of the Rings and One Man Star Wars written and performed by Charlie Ross.  Charlie Ross’s One Man Lord of the Rings is October 8, 7:30 PM, and One Man Star Wars is at 10:00 pm.  Tickets are $15, general admission, $10 students, for each performance.

To purchase tickets, call 906-487-2073, or go online at, or visit Ticketing Operations atthe SDC.  The SDC box office hours are 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Monday-Friday, and 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Saturday and 12:00 noon – 8:00 PM on Sunday.  Please note the Rozsa Box Office is closed during regular business hours, and will only open two hours prior to show times. 


MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY:  Student Activities is sponsoring Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 22, 2011.  Volunteers will be raking leaves or performing other household chores for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities throughout the Keweenaw.  Please meet at 9:00am in the MUB Commons.  Information packets will be distributed and from there, groups will travel to service locations.  Registration will be open early next week.  Go to to register.  Vehicles of 4-6 volunteers will be assigned locations.  Maps, address and contact information will be provided.  Other project ideas are welcome.  Please contact the staff at Student Activities at


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