Student News Briefs- Friday, April 4, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serves Up Napalese Cuisine

Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech is going to present Nepalese cuisine on Friday, April 4. The cooks, Aadarsh Upreti, a master student from Mechanical Engineering student, will present Nepalese food including Spicy Chicken, chicken cooked in typical Nepalese style with spices; Achar salad which is made from potatoes, onions, cucumber, chillies and garnished with cilantro; and Semolina Pudding, a desert made from semolina flour and milk. Khana Khazana also prepare a special dish for vegetarian, Beans Gravy, kidney beans cooked with potatoes, tomatoes, onions, sauce, ginger and garlic paste.

Khana Khazana is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Union Food Court. A full meal is $6.95, and individual dishes are available for $2.50 each.

Please join us to support our international cooks and enjoy a great meal!

2. Thai New Year Celebration

The Thai Student Association at Michigan Tech would like to invite you to the first Thai Night at Michigan Tech on Saturday, April 5 from 6:00-8:00 PM in the MUB Commons!  Thai authentic foods will be served including, Chicken Massaman (Peanut Curry), Chicken Satay, Crispy Fish with Spicy Sweet & Sour Gravy, Steamed Vegetable with Soy Sauce & Sesame Gravy, Thai Jasmine Rice, Thai hot tea.
Vegetarian options available.

Special performances include, Thai Music, Thai Dance, and Thai Martial art (Thai Boxing).

Tickets are $10 for Students, and $12 for the Public.

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If you are interested in buying a ticket, please contact Sirikorn at

3. Night at the Ballet and Opera

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra and Tech Theatre present Night at the Ballet and Opera on Friday-Saturday, April 11-12, 7:30 PM at the Rozsa Center. Tickets are $19 for adults and $6 for youth. Michigan Tech students are free with the Experience Tech Fee.

Tickets are available by calling the central ticket office at 906-487-2073 or online at

4. The 2015 Winter Carnival Seeking Logo Designs

If you would like to submit a logo design for the 2015 Winter Carnival themed, While Frozen in the Ice and Snow, We Dream of Vacations on Which to Go, please complete the FORM and email it to

Designs can be drawn b hand or using computer software. The designer of the selected logo will receive a $50 gift certificate tot eh Michigan Tech Bookstore. Logo entries are due by April 11 at 11:59 PM.

5. Wellness Programs in April

April is Financial & Occupation month at Wellness.  Check out the Personal Budgeting Workshop on April 7, a LeaderShape Reunion on April 10, Quick and Healthy Meals on April 15, and Finals Week Has Gone to the Dogs on April 24 and 29.

For more information see the poster or call Wellness at 487-2560.

6. Annual Gear Swap

The Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) Gear Swap and Silent Auction will be on April 10 from 11:00 – 2:30 PM in the MUB Ballroom A. If you have gear you would like to sell please drop off at the OAP (207 East Street, across the highway from the Library) between April 3-8 during business hours, noon-5. The OAP will take 10% on all personal gear sales.  Proceeds will go towards new gear to be rented out at the rental center.

For more information please contact the OAP at 487-2290.

7. Food Service Training for Parade of Nations Food Booths

Exciting news, the planning has already begun for the 25th Annual Parade of Nations (PON) scheduled for September 13, 2014! We have some great things in store for the celebration, including an international alumni reunion. As always, one of the highlights each year are the food booths at the multicultural festival. Thus, we are having the first food service training on Wednesday April 9 at 5:00 pm in the MUB Alumni Lounge.  We are encouraging all organizations that are planning to have a food booth to plan early and the food service training is first step. We will also discus sponsorship opportunities during the meeting. In order for your organization to qualify for sell food during PON food service training is mandatory. We simply ask that at least 1 member of your organization attend the meeting.

We hope to see you there, if you have additional questions you may contact Bob Wenc at

8. Railroad Engineering Activities Club Meeting

Railroad Engineering Activities Club will be having the last general meeting of the year at 7pm on Tuesday April 8th in EERC 100. Guest speaker, Ed Burkhardt, will be coming to talk about when the UP railroads were owned by Wisconsin Central.

Food and refreshments will be provided.  All majors are welcome.

For more information please contact Colleen Carbary at