Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Breifs, 12/4/15





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Japanese Food at Khana Khazana

Japanese cuisine is featured at Friday’s Khana Khazana. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the MUB Food Court. $6.95 for a full meal including a fountain soda.
The main dish is Chicken Katsu Curry, made of golden fried chicken, generously topped with a rich Katsu curry sauce and served with rice and salad. Fresh, simple and totally delicious.
Miso soup is a traditional Japanese soup consisting of a stock called “dashi” into which softened miso paste is mixed. Miso pastes is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and the fungus Aspergillus oryzae, known in Japanese as kōjikin. Negi and tofu, a strongly flavored ingredient mixed with a delicately flavored ingredient, are often combined.
Sweet Mochi is Japanese sticky rice cake used both in savory and sweet dishes. Mochi is usually made from sweet rice (also called Mochi rice) cooked and pounded until it becomes a paste that is very sticky and smooth, then formed into cakes or blocks. It is often eaten in New Year.

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MUB Board Hosts Comedian, John Cassidy

This may be our strangest performer yet, but you are certainly going to have a ball[oon] ;)! John Cassidy is a comedian, magician, and Guiness World Record holding Balloon Sculptor. He has been seen on numerous televison programs including Late Night with Conan O’Brien, NBC’s Today Show, and Live with Regis and Kelly. Float on down to the MUB to see it for yourself and possibly walk out with your very own crazy balloon sculpture!

Saturday, December 5 at 9:00PM in the MUB Ballroom.

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Study Break with the MUB Board

Upcoming exams got you stressed? Missing the ease of those kindergarten days? Then come and join us at Study Break on Thursday, December 10 from 7-9PM in the MUB Alumni Lounge! We”ll have adult coloring, bubble wrap, free stress balls, snacks, and play-doh, and no one will judge you for acting like a kid again!

Film Board Presents “Maze Runner” This Weekend

This weekend, Film board presents “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.”

This sequel picks up with Thomas and the rest of the Gladers discovering the Scorch, and the secrets behind the WCKD. They must survive the barren desert in this post-apocalyptic world.

5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m. today,
2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m. tomorrow,
2:30, 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Located in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions are $1 each.


Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success Hosting Academic Success Workshops

Do you have questions about academic probation, how to get back into good standing or are concerned that you or someone you know may be academically suspended after this semester? This workshop will cover the Academic Probation and Suspension Process. Find out more at 5:00PM in the MUB Alumni Lounge.


Lunch and Learn Presentation on How to Deal with Your Child’s Snow Day

Are you a student with children in school? Bring your lunch and join the Worklife Committee to discuss ideas and planning for school snow days and delays on Wednesday, December 9 from 11:30 – 1:00 PM om the MUB Ballroom A1.
For more information please contact Ann Kitalong-Will at amkitalo@mtu.edu.


Pavlis Honors College Angel Tree

This holiday season, the Pavlis Honors College is sponsoring a Salvation Army Angel Tree. If you are able to purchase a gift for a child in need, stop by room 722 of the M&M building to choose an angel tag off our tree. The tags contain the name of a child, their age and their interests. After purchasing a gift, attach the tag to it and return it under the tree. The Salvation Army asks that the gifts remain unwrapped. The last day to drop off a gift will be Dec. 11.

For many children in the Keweenaw, your gift may be the only one they open this holiday season. We are sponsoring 50 children this year and with the help of Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students, hope to provide all of them with gifts. Thank you for your generosity.

A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Holiday Sale

The annual Museum Holiday Sale begins today and will continue through Dec. 23. The museum is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All gift shop merchandise is 20 percent off. This holiday season we are featuring Agate Bookends with an additional 10 percent off, applied before the 20 percent discount.

The museum gift shop includes many beautiful and unique items, including stockings stuffers, such as ponderstones, onyx dice, carved animals, gemstone bottles, a unique selection of tea light candle holders, locally-made artisan gemstone jewelry, a variety of mineral decorators: native copper, amethyst, malachite and more.


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Toy’s for Tots Donation Box on Campus

The Registrar’s Office is once again participating in the Toys for Tots program that runs until December 23rd. While you are out shopping for the holidays, please consider purchasing a toy that will benefit a local child. The program is looking for new, unwrapped donations for children up to age 16. The donation box is located on the first floor of the Administration Building by the elevators. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 906-487-2319 or visit the Toys for Tots website.

Book Drive to Support Community Center in Ghana, Africa

Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership this past summer  had the incredible opportunity to travel to Ghana, Africa to carry out numerous projects.  Part of the experience led to a community center in a small town called Abesim.  The Pavlis program has worked with this community center in the past, but the team felt that they should bring attention back to this incredible resource for students.  One of the most unfortunate things about this community center is that it is etremely lacking in educational material for students achieving higher education.  Therefore, as part of a Senior Capston Experience, Courtney De Cramer is working with the Ghana team that will be traveling to the country in the summer of 2016 to donate college-level textbooks to this community center.  Therefore, they are running a book drive from December 7-December 19 to collect any college level materials for the team to bring on their journey.  They will accept any and all donations.  To donate or for questions please contact Pete Seim (pjhokeme@mtu.edu) or Courtney De Cramer (ckdecram@mtu.edu).

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