Student News Briefs – Friday, November 21, 2014

1. Winter Carnival Queens Application Due Today

The 2015 Winter Carnival Queens Application is currently opened and will be closed this Friday, November 21 at 10:00 PM. If you have not applied or nominated a queen candidate, please do so! It is strongly encouraged to get involved in this Winter Carnival event because points will be awarded to the organizations who are representing the winners.
The direct link for the application can be found HERE.

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2. Khana Khazana Combo Meal

Khana Khazana, a weekly international lunch will feature a Combo Meal from Thailand, Nepal, and China this Friday, November 21 cooked by Ochin Nuchitprasitcha, Tae Tuntithavornwat , Aadarsh Upreti and Lu Yang respectively; all students at Michigan Tech. The main dish is Thai Chicken Green Curry. This green curry is a traditional dish that is cooked with thai spice base, chicken and thai basil to emphasize the scent of Thai. The second dish Kauli-Aalu Ko Tarkari (Fried Cauliflower and potato). This dish is made of cauliflower and potato fried in sautéed onions and a rich mixture of spices creates a complex, flavorful base. A healthy Chinese Fruit Salad made of fresh strawberries, mangoes, kiwis and blueberries mixed with milk and coconut milk would be final one to end your meal. We will start serving at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at MUB Food Court. The whole meal is $6.95 with free fountain soda or $2.50 for each item. Please join us to support our international cooks and enjoy a great meal!

3. KSO Presents a Free Fall Music Recital

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra presents a free Fall Music Recital on Thursday, November 20, at 7:00 pm at Portage Lake United Church (PLUC). This recital’s theme—Night at the Movies—invites beautiful and compelling vocal and instrumental music, including performances of opera arias and art songs, woodwind quartet, string quartet, and a premiere of a new composition.

Movember Shirts4. REMINDER: Relay for Life T-Shirt Sale

Relay for Life is selling T-Shirts! We have a new shirt for ‘Movember’ to support Prostate Cancer Awareness and Men’s Health. If you would like to purchase one, we have sizes S-XL and they are only $10. Contact Samantha at to arrange a location and time for pick-up. To find out more about Relay for Life at Michigan Tech, visit our Facebook <page.

5. REMINDER: Class Tribute Program for December Graduates

The Michigan Tech Student Foundation (MTSF) and the Student Philanthropy Council invite you to make your upcoming commencement day even more meaningful by participating in the Class Tribute Program.  It’s an opportunity for you to recognize someone special to you in the printed commencement program. Just go to  for program and participation details.  The deadline for tribute submissions is Tuesday, November 25, 2014. For questions, contact  Jenn Biekkola at 487-1056 or

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6. Undergraduate Student Government Constitution Town Hall

The Undergraduate Student Government wants your feedback on proposed constitution changes! Come to our town hall meeting on December 4, 2014 at 8:00 PM in DOW 642.
The first 50 undergraduate students through the door will receive a free hat! Students will also be entered in a raffle to win one of two $50 bookstore giftcards.
Overarching goal: Reinvent the Undergraduate Student Government to better represent and serve the student body by creating more diverse representation, a new reformed committee structure, improving accountability, and creating more clarity.
More information and proposed documents are available at

7. Husky Motors Thanksgiving Shuttle Info

Transportation Services will be running a limited shuttle service during the week of November 24 through November 26, 2014. The shuttle will be running on campus from 7:00am to 5:30pm, Monday through Wednesday. The shuttle service will include frequent stops throughout the day at the Lakeshore Center. The shuttle *will not* be running Thursday, November 27, 2014 or Friday, November 28, 2014.

The City of Houghton *will not* be running on campus during the week of November 24-28, 2014. For any questions or concerns, please contact me at or 487-3288.

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