Day: January 27, 2017

Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 1/27/17



Khana Khazana Japanese

Khana Khazana Serving Japanese food this Friday

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Japan.

The menu features:

  • Chicken Teriyaki
  • Japanese Cheesecake
  • Salad with Seasame Dressing

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.

This weekend, Film Board presents Hacksaw Ridge

Friday, Jan. 13 — 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 14 — 2:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 15 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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

Alpha Phi Omega (co-ed community service fraternity)

Mount Ripley Rush: Join the brothers (co-ed) of the only service fraternity on campus for some snowboarding, sledding, skiing.

Jan 27th 5-8pm

Meet at Wads main desk for rides

Pledge class ritual – attend if you would like to join the only service fraternity on campus

Jan 28th 2-3pm

Meet in the MUB student organization office

Find us on Facebook at Alpha Phi Omega – Epsilon Lambda (MTU)

Join Alpha Xi Zeta for Scattergories


Alpha Xi Zeta Scattergories Rush

Friday January 27, 2017


Alpha Xi Zeta house at 224 Blanche St.

Rides available in front of Wads at 5:45pm

Contact Joslyn Pomeroy 231-299-5013 with any questions,

Backstage Jazz Celebrates “50 Years of Jazz” at Michigan Tech!

Backstage at the Rozsa again opens its doors to the groovin’ sounds of small combo jazz to celebrate the 50th year of Jazz Studies at Michigan Technological University. There will be three student ensembles: Jaztec, Momentum with a combination of funk and fusion; and AstroSax; and one special guest ensemble: The Dan Furhmann and Tim Havens Duo, here for their third guest appearance at Michigan Tech! The Rozsa stage becomes a pop-up jazz club, and the intimate club atmosphere is a perfect setting for some funk and fusion and even some standards from these four ensembles!  Join Jazz Studies Program Director Mike Irish and the Michigan Tech Jazz ensembles who will bring to life the great sounds from throughout the years. Hot and steamy to cool and mellow. Join us in Club Rozsa and enjoy the intimate atmosphere reminiscent of the birthplace of jazz. Backstage at the Rozsa is this Friday and Saturday nights, January 27 & 28, 7:30 PM.

Join ASEM for their January General Meeting

ASEM Meeting Announcement JAN 30th

Join the American Society for Engineering Management for their general meeting on January 30th at 5 pm in ChemSci 104B.

For more information, email Bryce Richard or Kyle Huyser

GSG Laser Tag


GSG is organizing the first Laser Tag event for all graduate students in association with the Respwan’s Tactic Laser Tag team. The event will be held on Saturday, February 4th from 2 PM – 9 PM. This is a social event as well as a fund-raiser for an Emergency Fund. The event is discounted for graduate students but there is a nominal fee for the ticket. Please see more details on the attached poster. Registration is mandatory, please register here!

Campus Information Session – January 31

Ever wondered … “What is Lean and how can I, as student, participate? How did a tubing hill come to be at Mont Ripley? What additional programs and services are offered by HR?”

Find out the answers to these questions and much more at a Campus Informational Session from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 31 in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

The session is open to all of the campus community and students are invited and encouraged to attend.


Alternative Spring Break to Memphis, TN Applications Still Open

Apply now for an Alternative Spring Break trip to Memphis, Tennessee. The cost is only $100! Applications are due by January 31. For more information, check out our ASB website.

OAP Sponsored Adventure Spring Break to Buffalo National River

Looking for something to do over spring break? The Outdoor Adventure Program is leading a trip the Buffalo River in Arkansas.

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Female Note Writing on Wednesday 2/1

What: General Meeting – Female Note Writing Campaign

When: Wednesday (2/1), 6-7 p.m.

Where: M&M U115

Details: Please join the members of SWE write notes to admitted female students. The admissions office has a goal of sending a hand-written card to every admitted female student this term and they need our help! We will be writing notes, eating pizza, listening to music, and hanging out on Wednesday (2/1) — so be sure to join!

Design Expo 2017 Registration Deadline Approaching

Design Expo 2017 will be held in the MUB Ballroom on Thursday, April 13th. Please save the date!

Design Expo highlights hands-on, discovery-based learning at Michigan Tech. More than 600 students on Enterprise and Senior Design teams showcase their work and compete for awards. A panel of judges, made up of distinguished corporate representatives and Michigan Tech staff and faculty members, critique the projects. Many team projects are sponsored by industry, which allows students to gain valuable experience through competition, as well as direct exposure to real industrial problems. Design Expo is co-hosted by the College of Engineering and the Pavlis Honors College.

Registration is open for Senior Design and Enterprise teams. Students should visit the Design Expo website to register before the deadline, Monday, February 6th, 2017.

Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.

University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact


PigsNHeat_PosterPigs N Heat Charity Event

Michigan Tech students are invited and encouraged to attend the Pigs N Heat Hockey game on Saturday, February 4  at the SDC. This Charity Event assists Fire and Accident victims between Houghton and Keweenaw Communities.

Police and Fire come together once a year to play a hockey game to raise money for the Charity, we have overwhelming support from both communities. What you may or may not know is that we consider Michigan Tech and Finlandia University part of our community and we do assist you in your time of need if you become a victim of a fire or an accident victim. We need your support by way of buying a ticket to the game and coming out to the event. There are many excellent prizes that we are raffling off, such as a $1000.00, $750.00 and a $500.o0 cash prizes as well as a  sky box at the game which will be raffled off a week prior to the game with food and beverages included. A rifle and shotgun will also be raffled off along with other great prizes.

Help us make this a success and have some fun before Winter Carnival. Hope to see you there.

Volunteers also needed to help sell tickets at venues such as Super markets or other events in the area. Contact Lt. Nick Roberts for more info at


Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Table Tennis Singles: Friday, January 27 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Friday, January 27 starting at 6:00 pm
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Table Tennis Doubles: Friday, January 27 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Sunday, January 29 starting @ 1:00 pm
– Tournament will take place at SDC

CO-REC Racquetball Doubles: Monday, January 30@ 8:00 am

Tennis Doubles: Wednesday, February 1 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will start on Friday, February 3 @ 6:00 pm
– Tournament will take place at Gates Tennis Center

Innertube Water Polo: Tuesday, February 7 @ 8:00 am
– League Play will start on Wednesday, February 15th

Floor Hockey: Wednesday, February 8 @ 8:00 am
– League Play will start on Monday, February 13

Spring Volleyball: Friday, February 17 @ 8:00 am
– League Play will start on Monday, February 20

Register your team at

For more information:  E-mail

Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.


Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. Our group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding and help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another and begin to put their lives back together.

T.E.A.L meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm starting January 19, 2017 on campus. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another.

If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.



Consumer Products Day

Consumer Products Day returns for another year! This “Shark-Tank style” event features your team – the entrepreneurs,  and the “sharks” – company representatives, who want to challenge you to come up with a re-purposed, re-designed idea for their company-supplied products.

Don’t miss this opportunity to pitch your idea to industry representatives and win cash!

(January 26 – 28)
Thursday 26 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Packet Pickup and Meet & Greet
Friday 27 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Meet the Sharks – Event Kickoff – Team Registration and Product Pickup
Saturday 28 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM, Technical Abstract – Pitch Your Idea – The Finals

Registration is open and limited.

Register your team today!

Pitch Perfect

Career Fair is coming soon. Make a lasting first impression to company reps and practice your personal introduction with us.

Spots are limited so register today.  Sessions limited to 25 students. Two sessions to choose from.