Student News Briefs – Friday, January 18, 2013

Live music and Pizza @ the Orpheum

Come enjoy live music at the Orpheum Saturday, January 19!  Doors open at 7:00 PM and admission is only $5.00. The event is organized by the Pavlis Institute at Michigan Tech.
By attending you’ll not only enjoy great music by local musicians, but you will help support projects like a mobile clinic going to Ghana and bringing Mind Trekkers international.
Enjoy music by “Don’t Feed the Bears,” Eryka Vye and Marshall, and Lucas Westcott and Heaven Hawkins along with a silent auction featuring items from India and Ghana.  Come enjoy some great music, delicious pizza, and help Pavlis change the world while representing Michigan Tech and the Houghton / Hancock area.
For more information please contact David Shull at
Student Commission Meeting Invite

The Student Commission looks to break down the barriers that impede student’s success, and to improve Michigan Tech’s campus environment. For more information on the upcoming meeting please open the following PDF containing the full memo.  Student Commission
Looking for Outdoor Activities?

The Michigan Tech Athletics and Recreation Department and the Michigan Tech Outdoor Adventure Program have joined forces to improve user experiences at the University’s trail system. A ticket booth at the trails will be staffed during weekends to allow users to purchase passes and rent equipment on site.

The booth will be located at the main trail head near the waxing shed and open Fridays 5:00 to 8:00 PM, and Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Daily and annual trail passes along with ski and snowshoe rentals will be available at the booth. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.

For more information please contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at 906-487-2290 or


Sigma Tau Gamma Rush Schedule

Monday, January 21st, Snowshoeing at Hungarian falls at 1PM.

Tuesday, January 22nd, LARPing in the DHH lawn at 7PM

Wednesday, January 23rd, Dogeball at the SDC Raquette ball courts at 6PM

Thursday, January 24th, Study Session in fisher room’s 131 and 132 at 8PM

Friday, January 25th, Dog walking at the Humane Society at 5PM

Saturday, January 26th, Basketball in the SDC wood gym at 11AM

Sunday, January 27th, Jiu-Jitsu in the SDC dance room at 2PM

Rides will be given to these events.

For more information please contact Branden Devries at


Intramural-Recreational Sports Service has the following updates:

Reminder of Upcoming Officials’ Meetings/Clinics:

Basketball: Tuesday, 1/22 @ 7:00PM in the multi-purpose gym classroom 231

Volleyball: Thursday, 1/24 @ 5:30PM in the multi-purpose gym court #1

Deadlines for Basketball, Volleyball, and Bowling are Friday (1/18) at 5PM!

Please call 487-3556 for more information.


Join the Parade of Nations Committee

Would you like to serve on the Parade of Nations Committee?  The Parade of Nations is held the third weekend each September.  The Parade begins in Hancock and ends at the Dee Stadium in Houghton where the multicultural festival takes place.  As a committee member, you would be required to attend monthly meetings year round and may be asked to serve on a sub committee, help with social media or bring your creative ideas to the table.  This volunteer position is a good opportunity to make contacts and enhance your resume.  If interested, contact Darnishia Slade in International Programs and Services at
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

The Basketball club will be hosting a basketball tournament in the on January 26 in the Wood Gym. The cost is $20/team with prizes for the top 3 teams! If you would like to sign up, email or come by our table in Fisher Hall from 10:00AM-4:00PM on Wednesday January 23.
Kohler Business and Dining Etiquette Dinner



2013 Spring Involvement Fair

All students are invited to the 2013 Spring Involvement Fair, “Balloon Your Involvement” on Tuesday, January 22 from 4PM – 6PM in the Memorial Union Building Commons area.  Join Student Activities and nearly 60 student organizations on campus and see how you can get involved in campus life!  Organizations including Greeks, service, communications, honors, academic, club sports, awareness, music, faith-based, cultural, programming and enterprises – there’s something for everyone!  Music will be provided by Sound & Lighting Services and Jazzerz.  Cake and hot chocolate will be served.  This event is courtesy of Student Activities and is at no cost to you!


Come Dance with NOSOTROS

On Friday, January 18 from 8:00 PM- 11:00 PM, NOSOTROS welcomes you to join them for free salsa lessons. No partner necessary and open to the public.

For more information please contact Sara at


HuskyLEAD Session

The next HuskyLEAD session will be held on Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00 PM in MUB Ballroom B. Utilizing Leadership Experiences in Your Job Search will cover how to express and display on your resume and throughout the interview process all that you’ve learned from HuskyLEAD and becoming a campus leader.



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