Day: February 23, 2017

Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 2/24/17



 Khana Khazana Chinese

Khana Khazana Serving Chinese food this Friday

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

The menu features:

  • Potato Stewed Pork Ribs
  • Dry Pot Cauliflower (V)
  • Hot & Sour Potato Silk
  • Chinese Green Bean Soup

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.

Movie Night

The Graduate Student Government and the Film Board invite you to the Movie Night this friday February 24 in Fisher 135. Two movies will be screened through the evening, and entry to both are FREE! Can think of something better? Dinner will be provided between the two movie screenings.

The event starts at 5.30 PM with the screening of “Captain Fantastic” followed by a brief discussion on the topic “My Family is Better Than Your Family”. Free popcorn and soda will be provided to the first 100 attendees for this movie. The discussion will be moderated by Willam Lytle and Melissa Michaelson. At 9 PM, the second movie “Apollo 13” will be screened.

For further information, please see the poster. If you have questions, please contact GSG at

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This weekend, Film Board presents Apollo 13

Friday, Feb. 10 —  9:00, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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

Board Games with Alpha Delta Alpha

Join the sisters of Alpha Delta Alpha playing board games at their house!

Thursday, March 2nd at 5:30 pm

Rides will be available from Wads lobby, departing at 5:25

For more information contact, Alex at

Alpha Xi Zeta Euchre RUSH

Friday Feb. 24 8pm
At our house – 224 Blanche St
Rides available from wads lobby
Contact Joslyn 231-299-5013


Get to know your SWEsters!

What: SWE General Meeting – Get to know your SWEsters!
When: Wednesday (3/1) from 6-7pm
Where: M&M U115
Details: We will be playing get to know you bingo as well as Minute to Win It games (involving snacks) and prizes for the winners. This is a great meeting to come to if you have never been to a SWE meeting. We will also start talking about elections for next year so if you are interested in becoming more involved now is the time to learn how.

Tech Theatre Presents Hilarious “Game Show” Play: “Sexual Perversity in Chicago”

Sexual Perversity in Chicago, a play opening this week in Michigan Tech’s McArdle Theatre, will be presented as a hilarious on-stage “game show,” using mature and graphic language to reveal the awkwardness, heartache and humor of American sexual behavior.

Performance dates are ThursdaySaturday, February 16 – 18 and 23 – 35, 7:30 PM each night, in the McArdle Theatre.

Tickets are on sale now, $13 for adults, $5 for youth, and no charge for Michigan Tech students with the Experience Tech fee. Tickets are available by phone at (906) 487-2073, online at, in person at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex, or the night of the event, one hour before show time, at the McArdle Theatre Box Office.

8th Annual CopperDog Race

Kick off your Spring Break on Friday, March 3rd by joining IPS at the famous CopperDog 150 dogsled race in Historic Downtown Calumet, Michigan. We will cheer on the racers and dogs at the start of their three day, 135 mile journey from Calumet to Copper Harbor and back. Our bus leaves the MUB bus stop at 5:30 pm and returns to campus at 8:30 pm.

Cost is $5.00 per person (non-refundable) and limited seats are available — sign up now! Contact IPS at 906-487-2160 or with any questions.

The CopperDog trip kicks off our IPS Spring Break Staycation – more events to be announced soon!

Building Connections: An ICE Meetup

Have you ever experienced that awkward moment when you’re meeting new people and have no idea what to say? Join us on Wednesday, March 1st at 6 pm in the Alley Makerspace (MUB Basement) to practice building connections and expanding your network. Your future self will thank you later 🙂



Spring Blood Drive Hosted by Fraternity and Sorority Life

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.

Currently, there is a critical need for blood donors, please join us in the Library Reading Room and donate blood on:

February 28 and March 1
10:00am – 4:00pm

Michigan Tech JR Van Pelt & Opie Library
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

For more information go to:
*Please bring a photo ID

Become an Agent for Innovative Change at Michigan Tech: Apply to be a University Innovation Fellow!

As a fellow, you will:

 – gain skills, tools, and a national network of peers

– hone in on your leadership and communication skills

– broaden your understanding of design thinking

– attend a 4-day retreat at Stanford University and Google

 – impact student innovation and entrepreneurship at Michigan Tech

The application can be found here: We will be accepting applications until Monday, March 13th at 11:59pm. If you are interested in learning more information, info sessions will be held on Monday, February 27th at 5 pm or Thursday, March 2nd at 4 pm in the Alley Makerspace (MUB Basement).

UIF 2017 Student News Briefs

Winter Carnival 2017 Survey

Winter Carnival has come to a close, and Blue Key would like to know how it went!  Blue Key is constantly working to improve Winter Carnival, and this survey is crucial for us to get feedback on what went well, and what went poorly.  Take a few minutes to let us know how Winter Carnival was this year!  You can find this year’s Winter Carnival survey here:

Last Chance to save 75% off on ALL Career wear at the Campus Store!

MTMC is Hiring: Info Night

When: Tuesday 28th Feb, 5-6 pm

Where: Walker 107

Pizza and pop provided

MTMC Info Session for Prospective Students

Body Positivity Week is February 27th – March 3rd

Join Wellness in celebrating Body Positivity with events throughout the week.

Body Positivity

Seeking Nominations for the 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards

At Michigan Tech we are blessed with students that are crazy smart, motivated and adventurous. As faculty and staff, we partner with these students to inspire community, scholarship, possibilities, accountability, and tenacity. And we realize how lucky we are to be able to work alongside them in their academic and career pursuits. Now is the time to recognize these students for their commitment, enthusiasm, and leadership. On behalf of the University, we are seeking nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership, Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement Award for Service, and various other student leadership awards. The recipient of each award will be honored at the 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2017, in the Ballroom of the Memorial Union Building.

The nomination process is simple and actually quite easy. All awards and information about each can be found on the web at For each individual award, simple click on the award title, then complete and submit the nomination form.

Nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership and the Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement Award for Service are due by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 3, 2017.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Please take a minute to nominate a student or colleague today.

Questions concerning any of the awards can be directed to Jonathan Davey, Student Activities, at 487-2831 or

Student Philanthropy Council Hosting Michigan Tech Trivia Night

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for a Michigan Tech Trivia Night in the MUB Commons on Tuesday February 28th from 7:00 – 8:00pm.  All registered student organizations are invited to participate with a team (3 member maximum).  There will be prizes for each round and a grand prize of $500 for your student org.  To register or for more information please email Adam Portmann at

Trivia Night Flyer 2017

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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The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA:

Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship House Info Session

WHO: Innovative and Entrepreneurial Students

Mission: Promote innovation through entrepreneurship and group collaboration. Live in a house where you share in challenges and success, pool knowledge and expertise and live with a common purpose.

Amenities include:
Affordable Rent
Professional Kitchen
On Campus
Access to Venture Capitalists
Competition Opportunities
Entrepreneurship Guidance
Startup House Culture
Many more!
An application can be found here:

WHEN: Monday February 27th, from 6pm to 7pm
WHERE: Fisher 222

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


Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Spring Volleyball: Friday, February 24 @ 8:00 am
– League Play will start after Spring Break

Racquetball Ladder: Monday, February 27 @ 8:00 am

Dodgeball: Wednesday, March 15 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, March 18
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Swim Meet: Monday, March 20 @ 5:00 pm
– The meet will take place on Tuesday, March 21
– The meet will take place at SDC pool
Register your team at

For more information: E-mail

Public Skating at the Mac


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.