Student News Briefs: February 3, 2012

 

FILM BOARD:  This week Film Board is showing The Lion King (3D) in Fisher 135. It will be shown on Friday, February 3rd and Saturday, February 4th at 6:00, 8:30, and 11:00pm. Please bring your Michigan Tech student ID checkout 3D glasses. Tickets are $3 each and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents. Next week is The Immortals. If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Carissa Lindeman, at clindema@mtu.edu.

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ASB TRIPS STILL AVAILABLE:  Outdoor Adventure Programs Alternative Spring Break Trips  still has spots available!  Sign-up Today!  Deposit due by February 17.   Utah Skiing, Florida Paddling, Georiga Backpacking!  All Trips $450.   Sign-up in the OAP house at 207 East Street now!

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BUILD A WINTER CAMPING SHELTER:  Chili Feed and Igloo/Quinzee Clinic on Feb 5, Superbowl Sunday!  Come over to the Outdoor Adventure Program house for a cup of chili and learn how to build a shelter for winter camping.  We will be playing in the snow so bring warm clothes and a shovel if you have one.  Event takes place 12-3 pm, in plenty of time to warm up and go watch the game or the commericals afterwards!

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WINTER CARNIVAL EVENTS:

Saturday, February 4
QUEENS – Winter Carnival Queens on the Rozsa Stage. Performance: 7:00 PM.  Box office will open at 5:00 PM.

Thursday, February 9
STAGE REVIEW – Winter Carnival Stage Review on the Rozsa Stage.  Performance: 7:00 PM. Box office will open at 5:00 PM.

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WINTER CARNIVAL FLASH MOB:  1st Winter Carnival Flash Mob!  You are invited to make history by participating in the first International Winter Carnival Flash Mob!  The dance will take place during the “All Nighter” ( Wednesday February 8, 2012 ) at approximately 9:00pm on the DHH lawn, by the giant snow speakers.  The purpose of the Flash Mob is to have fun while celebrating the cultural diversity of Michigan Tech students. There will be a 1-hour dance rehearsal at 5:00pm on Wednesday Feb 8 in the DHH Ballroom. Please participate. 🙂  To sign-up, e-mail a “yes” to Jess Banda jebanda@mtu.edu.    Preview the dance here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Duv6e7fsCw

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FUNDRAISER AT THE UPHILL:  Mu Beta Psi, National Honorary Musical Fraternity is hosting a scholarship fundraiser concert on February 10th at the Uphill 41 in Hancock. From 8pm to 1am guest musicians will be performing music to help raise money for the annual scholarship. Artists include Lindsey Whitfield, The Backroom Boys (previously the Uptown Swingsters) and Gary Tunstall. All ages are welcome, $5 donation at the door.   For more information please contact Victoria at vmdemers@mtu.edu.

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SPORTS THIS WEEKEND:

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
Men’s Tennis at UW-Green Bay, 6 p.m.
Hockey at Minnesota State, 8:37 p.m. (Live Radio, Mix 93.5 FM)

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012
Men’s Tennis at St. Norbert, 9 a.m.
Men’s Tennis vs. Carthage, 1 p.m. (DePere, Wis.)
Women’s Basketball hosts Wayne State, 1 p.m. (Live Radio, Mix 93.5 FM)
Men’s Basketball hosts Wayne State, 3 p.m. (Live Radio, Mix 93.5 FM)*
Hockey at Minnesota State, 8:07 p.m. (Live Radio, Mix 93.5 FM)

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HUSKYLEAD TUESDAY:  Are you having a hard time motivating your members to be actively involved?  This is actually a common occurrence in many organizations.  HuskyLEAD is presenting on Motivating Your Members.  Learn various techniques on how to increase motivation within your membership by utilizing the purpose of organization, pride, and member recognition.  Due to Winter Carnival, this session will be held on Tuesday, February 14, in the MUB Ballroom A1.

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CALL FOR LEADERSHIP AWARD NOMINATIONS:  Are you in awe about a student and all that they seem to accomplish? Do you serve as a mentor to a student that goes above and beyond to make a difference in their community? Is there a student that works with you that you just couldn’t do without? We need to hear from you. Now is the time to recognize these students for their Commitment, enthusiasm, and leadership. On behalf of the University, Student Affairs is seeking nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership, Vice President for Student Affairs Service Award, and various other student leadership awards. The recipient of each award will be honored at the spring student leadership awards which will be held on Friday, April 13, 2012.

The nomination process is simple and actually, quite easy. All awards and information about each can be found on the web at www.sa.mtu.edu/awards/ . Once you find the award, simply click on the
award header/description and submit the nomination.  Nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership and the Vice President for Student Affairs Award for Service need to be submitted by
Friday, March 2, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards need to be submitted by Noon on Friday, March 16, 2012.  Please take a minute to nominate a student or colleague today. Each nomination will enter you into a drawing for one of four $50 gift certificates from the Campus Bookstore.  If you have any questions concerning the awards, please contact Lynda
Heinonen at 487-1832 or lheinone@mtu.edu.

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REPRESENT YOUR COUNTRY AT INTERNATIONAL NIGHT 2012:

All International Students (and Domestic Students with International Interest or Experience) are invited to perform at International Night 2012, an intercultural dinner theatre event that will take place on Sunday April 1, 2012 in the MUB Ballroom.

International Club is seeking a wide variety of performances including singing, dancing, music making, story telling, language lessons, international fashion shows, and cultural demonstrations. The event is intended to entertain and celebrate the cultures of Michigan Tech students.

Performances can vary from 2 to 10 minutes and can be group or individual in nature. If you’re interested in participating, or finding out more, please e-mail Jessica Banda at jebanda@mtu.edu.

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FEBRUARY AT THE ROZSA

Saturday, Feb. 11th.
ARTIST DOMINIC FREDIANELLI RECEPTION, sponsored in part by the James and Margaret Black Endowment.  Rozsa Gallery reception for the artist Dominic Fredianelli and his exhibit “Spare the Introduction.” Free and open to the public, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Fredianelli, featured in the recent documentary “Where Soldiers Come From,” opens “Spare the Introduction,” an exhibit of his grafitti paintings, collage, and a video of his work on the 2010 Jutila Center Mural.  Dominic will also begin an entirely new piece, in the Rozsa Gallery.  Visitors are invited to come to the gallery to watch Dominic work!  Gallery hours are M-F, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Saturday, Feb. 11th.

BO BURNHAM – Sponsored by the Student Entertainment Board.  Winter Canival Comedian Bo Burnham, on the Rozsa Stage. Performance: 9:00 PM. Box office will open at 7:00 PM. Three years ago, Bo Burnham was just another high-schooler recording YouTube videos for fun. Today , Burnham has burst on the comedy scene with a full-length LP, a Comedy Central special and a deal to write a film for Judd Apatow. Entertainment Weekly recently named Burnham one of the “12 Rising Stars of Comedy.” In March , Burnham released his first full length LP “Bo Burnham” which topped Billboard’s New Artist chart and was #2 on the Billboard’s Comedy chart in its first week. Four days after his eighteenth birthday, Burnham became the youngest person to record a “Comedy Central Presents” special. This young star is the hottest thing in comedy and your Student Entertainment Board is bringing him to you for Winter Carnival. PARENTAL ADVISORY: EXPLICIT CONTENT

Feb. 16-18 & Feb. 23-25th –   In the McArdle Theatre in the Walker Arts and Humanities Building.

JOHN CARIANI’S “ALMOST, MAINE,” PRESENTED BY THE TECH THEATRE COMPANY – Sponsored by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Performances start at 7:30 PM. Rozsa Box Office open at 5:00 PM, McArdle ticketing open at 6:00 PM.  With the solar wind electrifying the night sky, the residents of Almost, Maine experience mysterious life changing events, falling in and out of love and in again in this poignant and funny exploration of personal epiphany on a deep and snowy midwinter’s night.

Saturday, Feb. 18th

KSO Presents “A New Work by Milton Olsson.” On the Rozsa stage , 7:30 PM. Rozsa Box Office open at 5:30 PM . Sponsored by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.  After kicking off 2012 with Rossini’s equine William Tell Overture, the KSO proudly presents the world premiere of legendary KSO music director, Milt Olsson’s, new composition for orchestra.

 
Tuesday, Feb. 21, and Wednesday, Feb. 22

DIRECT FROM IRELAND – CELTIC NIGHTS – JOURNEY OF HOPE AND PROMISE. On the Rozsa stage , 7:30 PM. Rozsa Box Office open at 5:30 PM . Celtic Nights – Journey of Hope , sponsored in part by the James and Margaret Black Endowment and Minnesota Public Radio. From the creators of Gaelforce Dance, the “unmissable two hour spectacular (that) has brought audiences to their feet all around the world” (The Guardian, England) comes a brand new show in celebration of song. Celtic Nights expertly weaves together the lilting melodies and plaintive lyrics of the rich Celtic heritage to tell the story of a people. In this stirring tale of the Celtic experience, the audience is invited to travel along on a journey of hope, transported in time through traditional ballads, vivid choreography and the story of a people struggling to find their place in a changing world. This unique new show features both the finest male and the finest female voices of the Celtic world, showcased against a thundering backdrop of expert dancing and musicianship. Six of Ireland’s most prominent vocal talents are complimented by six of its most accomplished step dancers, creating an exhilarating picture of a proud people who dared to dream big and doggedly carved out a home in the New World. In Celtic Nights, their story is told, through the power and majesty of music and the hypnotic fury of dancing feet. Purchase your tickets on or before Feb. 14th, and receive a special Valentine’s treat from the Rozsa Concession stand the night of the performance!

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