Student News Briefs – Friday, October 4, 2013

Khana Khazana Serves up Cameroon Cuisine

A collaboration of Michigan Tech International Students and Michigan Tech Dining Services is bringing you a fine international lunch at the Memorial Union Food Court on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM.

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The MTU Racquetball Club is seeking new members for 2013-2014.

Sign up at www.involvement.mtu.edu .

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Changes Made to Experience Tech Hockey Ticket Procedures

Michigan Tech students receive free admission to home hockey games thanks to the Experience Tech Fee. The process by which they will gain entrance to games has changed for 2013-14.

Students no longer need to pick up tickets in advance. Thanks to the new technology available in the HuskyCards that were issued this fall, students will be able to touch their ID card to a scanner at the door. The student entrance will be at the northwest corner of the arena (closest to Portage Health University Center).

As in the past, the first 750 students will be admitted free and may sit in any Experience Tech seat. Those seats are located in sections K, L, M, N and O of the arena and designated with a sticker on the seat back.

Doors open prior to each home hockey game one hour in advance. To ensure the best seats, students should be present when the arena opens.

Michigan Tech begins its 2013-14 hockey season this Saturday, October 5 with a contest vs. Laurentian. Opening faceoff is set for 7:07 PM.

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Global City showing La Camionetta

The student organization Global City is holding a screening of LA CAMIONETA (http://www.lacamionetafilm.com) on Tuesday, October 8 @ 7:00 PM in Fisher 135. The award-winning LA CAMIONETA explores the complex impacts of globalization through the journey of a US school bus from Tennessee to Guatemala. Food and handicrafts will be sold from 6:30 PM onward to benefit the Guatemala project of the MTU chapter of Engineers Without Borders. Free admission, panel discussion to follow.

For more information please contact Stephanie Tubman at sctubman@mtu.edu

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Law Club Meeting/Mock Trial Team Forming:  Prospective Members Welcome

The Law Club at Michigan Tech will be meeting next Wednesday, October 9, at 8:00 PM in Fisher 325.  We are a new organization and welcome students from any major who also have an interest in law. At this meeting we will discuss the Mock Trial competition and forming a team of students to participate.

For more information please contact Allyssa Kirschner at aakirsch@mtu.edu

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5k Run/Walk across Portage Lift Bridge

Join Arnold Air Society in the annual POWMIA Bridge Run/Walk on October 5 at 9:00 AM. The run honors POW/MIA’s and raises money for the local VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) in Lake Linden.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female runners as well as the most photogenic runner. Registration is available online ($12) at http://beta.active.com/houghton-mi/running/powmia-bridge-run-2013 and in the ROTC building main lobby ($10).

For more information please contact Andrew Wallis at powmiabridgerun@gmail.com

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Husky Tae Kwon Do Practice Schedule

Tae Kwon Do is fun for all ages and skill levels. Practice self-defense, basic and advanced techniques, and Olympic style sparring.

Try us out for FREE anytime! We look forward to seeing you at one or more of our practices!

October 7 – October 12

Tuesday 5:30-7:30 PM in the MUB Ballroom A-2
Thursday 5:30-7:30 PM in the MUB Ballroom A-2
Friday 5:30-7:30 PM in the MUB Peninsula Room
Saturday noon – 2:00 PM in the SDC Dance Room
For more information, contact Jacob Carrick, jjcarric@mtu.edu.

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GRE revised General Test – Information Session

The Graduate School is pleased to announce information sessions for the GRE® revised General Test.  Teresa Axe, the Associate Director of Global Client Relations (GRE) will be on our campus for two days.  On October 17 Teresa will be presenting to students who intend to take the GRE® revised General Test.  On October 18 she will be presenting to faculty and staff updates who want to learn more about using the GRE® revised General Test and how to use it as an assessment tool for graduate applicants.

For more information please go to http://blogs.mtu.edu/gradschool/2013/10/02/gre%C2%AE-revised-general-test-%E2%80%93-information-sessions/

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Leadershape 2014 is taking Student Applications

Leadershape 2014 will be held at the Ford Center in Albert on January 6-11, 2014.  Please go to the link below for more information and registration information.
http://www.mtu.edu/student-activities/leadership/LeaderShape/

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