Student News Briefs: March 16, 2012

 REMINDER BRA SHOW TODAY:  A reminder that the Bra Show will be held this evening in the DHH Ballroom from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  There is no cost, but a free-will donation will be accepted.  All proceeds will go towards Breast Cancer Research.  For more information on the event please look at our website: http://www.involvement.mtu.edu/organization/society-of-intellectual-sisters/calendar/details/128195

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FILM BOARD:  This week Film Board is showing The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in Fisher 135.  It will be shown on Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17 at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 pm.  Tickets are $3 each and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents.  Next weekend is Sherlock Holmes 2.  If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Carissa Lindeman, at clindema@mtu.edu.

LATIN AMERICAN MOVIE NIGHT:  It’s time for our annual Latin American Movie Night!  This year, the NOSOTROS Registered Student Organization will show the movie “Voces inocentes” (“Innocent Voices”) from Mexico/Unites States on Sunday, March 18 in Fisher 135 at 8:00 pm.  The movie is in Spanish with English subtitles. For more movie information, go to  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0387914/.   Rated R.  The cost per person is $3.00.  For questions or comments please contact ammorale@mtu.edu.  This event is sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government.

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PROGRAM INSTRUCTION EVENT:  The OAP will be offering a night of free instruction and food for the outdoor context.  The event will take place on March 21 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and will feature campfire cooking, dutch oven cooking, foraging techniques, and ways to make outdoor meals considerate of special dietary needs whilst keeping it tasty.  We’ll be cooking at the OAP house starting around 5:30, with the event kicking off at 6:00 pm.  Come by, eat some food, and learn a thing or two about cooking in the woods!  For more information, visit www.mtu.edu, email us at oap@mtu.edu, or call us at 906-487-2290.  See you Wednesday!

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FILM ALL.I.CAN:  The film All.I.Can will be shown on Thursday, March 22 at 7:00 pm in Forestry Building G002.  Admission is free and the event is open to the public.  More information can be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/events/312582738805679/ .

About the film:  An unparalleled cinematic experience: All.I.Can is a stunning exploratory essay that compares the challenges of big mountain skiing to the challenges of global climate change.  Shot on 6 continents over 2 years, the world’s best skiers deliver inspirational performances while ground-breaking cinematography expands our vision of the natural world.  Journey through Morocco’s majestic desert peaks, Greenland’s icy fjords, Chile’s volcanic craters, Alaskan spine walls, and more.  Join the revolution and experience one of the most spectacular, captivating, and thought-provoking films ever created in the action sports genre.  A must see for everyone whether you ski or not!  For questions, contact Mollie Ruth at mmruth@mtu.edu.

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STANDATHON EVENT COMING SOON:  Standathon is coming up fast!  Are you ready?!  Standathon will be held at the SDC on Friday, March 23 beginning at 7:00 pm and will continue through to 7:00 am the next morning.   This year we have:
Pistol Range
Velcro Wall
Inflatable Jousting Course
3 Concerts with Michigan Tech’s very own “Don’t Feed The Bears”
Rock-wall
Tech’s Got Talent
Students Vs. Michigan Tech Athletes
Dodge-ball with Paintball Bunkers
Massages and Nail Technicians
Black Light Mini Golf
Cake Walk
Gallon Challenge
Fear Factor Eating Contest
And way more!!!
$10 gets you in the door, 15 gets you in and a t-shirt, and 20 gets you in, a t-shirt, and a chance to win the Amazon Kindle Fire!  Plus – we are giving away amazing prizes all night long such as a stamped lions football, an autographed picture of Drew Miller, an autographed picture of the Detroit Tigers shortstop, and many local business gift cards!!  If you have any questions about this event, please contact Alix Rugg at arrugg@mtu.edu.

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The Campus HOPE Registered Student Organization will be sponsoring a Christian speaker, Pastor Daniel McGrath, to come and speak about the truths in the Bible.  This series is entitled “Can The Bible
Really Be Trusted?”  Please join us every night from Monday, March 26 to Friday, March 30 at 7:00pm in Fisher 138.  The public is invited and Bibles will be provided free of charge!  For any questions, please contact us at chopeleaders-l@mtu.edu.

 

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JOB OPPORTUNITY:  The Office of Process Improvement is hiring two Student Process Improvement Coordinators.   The successful candidates will work with the department on specific improvement goals as well as support the Michigan Tech campus community in carrying out diverse improvement efforts.  More position information is available on NACElink , Job ID#15871.  Candidates must be available to work over the summer of 2012.  This position is year round and the hours are flexible.  $9.00/hour.  For questions, contact Wendy Davis at wmdavis@mtu.edu.

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