Student News Briefs – Friday, April 11, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Will Serve Breakfast April 15

Khana Khazana, a collaboration of international students and Dining Services, will feature breakfast on Tuesday, April 15.
The cooks, Amir Zandnia and Aref Majdara, will cook Haleem, a popular Iranian breakfast stew made from wheat and beef meat. It is slowly simmered for several hours until smooth and silky; Veggie Omelet, an
Iranian style omelet made from eggs, onions and tomatoes; Bread and Cheese, a light sandwich with crème cheese, parsley, radishes and walnuts; Chai, a spiced milk tea from India, The most common are cardamom and ginger. Indian chai produces a warming, soothing effect, acts as a natural digestive aid and gives one a wonderful sense of well-being.
Khana Khazana is served from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Memorial Union Food Court. A full meal is $5.95, and individual dishes are $2 each.

2. Latin Salsa Party

NOSOTROS with the support of the Graduate Student Governmnet (GSG) is running a fun Latin social. The last Salsa party in Spring semester 2014 is on April 11, at MUB Ballroom A, 8-9 Free Salsa lessons, 9-11 open dance floor. Join the GSG Latin social event, learn how to dance to Latin music, and find new friends! The event is FREE, for all levels, family friendly, and no partner is needed! Just show up!
For more information please contact Sara Alian,, or Wesley MaGowan,

3. Indian Student Association Hosts Holi Night

You are invited to the Indian Student Associations biggest event in spring, The Holy Night on Saturday, April 12 in the MUB Commons at 6:00 PM.  Tickets are $6.00 for the General Public and $3.00 for ISA members.

Please contact Muraleekrishnan Menon for more information.

4. Results from the 4th Annual Global City Photo Competition

Our judges – Adam Johnson, Mike Shupe and Steve Brimm – met in person to review the images together. Winning images were selected based on: a) technical merit, b) composition, c) how well it fit the category and d) the story the photo tells. The winners are:

First – Ben Ciavola
Second – Elyssa Furmanski
Third – Geoffrey Lerner
First – Geoffrey Lerner
Second – Edward Louie
Third – Spencer Lacey
First – Ben Ciavola
Second – Riccardo Tortini
Third – Josep Cabre
First – Devin Miller
Second – Elyssa Furmanski
Third – Federica Lanza
People’s Choice:
Breanna Kay with submission to “Landscape”

Thank you all for participating and making this edition another success, with plenty of inspiring photographs.
Check the winning pictures at Global City’s Facebook page.  And please join us this Wednesday, April 9, 7:00 pm, at the KBC, for the photo exhibition and to talk with the photographers. There will be pizza!

5.  Film Board Showing, Lone Survivor

This week Film Board is showing Lone Survivor in Fisher 135. It will be shown on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 pm. Tickets are $3 each and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents. Next weekend we’re showing That Awkward Moment.

If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Bill Price, at

6. Wellness Hosts Lunch and Learn for Students

Join Anna, Peer Health Advocate, for some easy, inexpensive, healthy, and portable recipes at the lunch and learn scheduled for Tuesday, April 15 from noon-1:30 in the MUB Alumni Lounge. Open to all students!

For more information contat Whitney at

7. Spring Fling

Spring Fling is always the Friday of Week 13 of  the Spring Semester and this year it is held on April 18 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Students end the academic year and welcome warmer weather by engaging in activities. Various student organizations participate in this event providing food and entertainment for a campus community eager to relax and have fun before the serious business of final exams begins.

Check out the website for more details!

8. Ballet Barre Workouts

The glove (and hats and coats) are coming off… or they will be soon! Are you ready for your summer wardrobe? Get your body ready for the big melt with Ballet Barre workouts! COMMIT TO BE FIT with Michigan Tech Recreation.

Designed to shape & transform the body, each Ballet Barre workout combines elements of ballet, Pilates, and yoga to create a total body experience. Expect to shake, stretch, and sweat with Ballet Barre.

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For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook. Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT.

9. Rozsa Center Presents Ecology and Art Lecture Series by John Luther Adams

Called “one of the most original musical thinkers of the new century” (Alex Ross, The New Yorker), John Luther Adams is a composer and environmentalist whose life and work are deeply rooted in the natural world.  Adams, who currently resides in Alaska, will bring his talent and vision to Michigan Tech as a part of the “Ecology and Art Lecture Series” at the Rozsa on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Two events are planned as a part of this series: Adams will participate in a panel discussion with Michigan Tech environmental science, ecology, poetry, and music professors, and regional environmental science professionals, in the Rozsa Lobby from 10 AM – 11 AM.  This event is free, and the public is invited. He will then present a full lecture on his work and its relationship with the natural sciences at 7:30 PMin the Rozsa Center performance hall. The lecture is also free, and open to the public. For more details, please see the attached press release, or visit