Day: July 21, 2017

Student News Briefs – July 21, 2017

2017 Parade of Nations

Now is the time for student organizations to think about their involvement in the 2017 Parade of Nations which will be held on Saturday, September 16.  The Parade begins at 11:00 AM in Hancock near the Huntington Bank building, and marches to the Dee Stadium in Houghton where the multicultural festival will take place from approximately noon to 3:00 PM.  The theme for the 2017 Parade of Nations is “Think Globally, Celebrate Locally.”

 Student organizations can:

 1) Have a float in the Parade (register here) and win cash in the float contest!

 2) Sponsor a food or crafts booth at the multicultural festival (register for craft booth or food booth)

 3) Showcase their talents by being a part of the entertainment – this is open to individuals too!  (register here)

 4) Volunteer to help (email

 Is your organization short on cash?  Activity Grant Available.

 This year’s headline act is China Gold, sponsored by the Parade of Nations and the Rozsa Center for Performing Arts.  See an expert display of Chinese martial arts, dance and acrobats.  China Gold showcases the Dragon Dance, Lion Dance, Wushu Shaolin Kung Fu, high flying acrobatics, and several sensational Chinese female dancers.  The performance will take place at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, September 16 at 7:30 PM.  Tickets go on sale August 16.  Visit for details and ticket information.

 Be a parade spectator and have a chance to win the “I Love Parade of Nations” Weekend Getaway for two to Chicago worth more than $2000!!  Visit the Parade of Nations website or Facebook page for more details.

 For more details on all Parade of Nations events, check out the event’s website, or to keep up on Parade happenings, visit their Facebook page.

Italian Cuisine at Friday’s Khana Khazana

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli we are featuring a menu from Italy.Khana Khazana Italian

The menu features:

  • Chicken Pasta Alfredo
  • Eggplant Gratin
  • Panna Cotta

Italian Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

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