Student News Briefs – January 17, 2020

Welcome Back!

“One kind word can warm three winter months” — Japanese Proverb

Dueling Pianos

Join MUB Board and Late Night Programming for Dueling Pianos on January 18th from 8 to 11 pm in the MUB Ballroom. From Beethoven to Bohemian Rhapsody, these dueling pianos will be singing and playing requests from the crowd. Bring your friends, bring your family, come and go as you please while you enjoy some good food and even better music.

Film Board Presents: Knives Out

This weekend, Film Board Presents:

Knives Out

Friday, January 17th @ 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Saturday,  January 18th @ 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Sunday, January 19th @ 2:30, 5:30

Located on Michigan Tech’s campus in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions are $1 each. All are welcome to attend! We hope to see you at the show this weekend and have a great day!

Knives out is Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including brief violence, some strong language, sexual references, and drug material.

Want to see what movies we’re playing next? Check out our movies and showtimes at the Film Board website:


This workshop discusses ways in which one can build an effective and long-lasting organization that best serves the needs of marginalized students and the campus as a whole. Be it a new organization or one that can use an overhaul this session allows time to focus on both short and long term goals and how the organization fits into campus culture.  

Join us on Thursday, January 23 from 5:00PM – 6:00PM in the MUB Alumni Lounge A

Afrobeat Weekly Dance Classes for Spring 2020

The African Students Organization (ASO) organizes weekly Afrobeat dance classes for the Michigan Tech community, without charge.

This semester’s schedule of classes (Spring 2020) will commence on Tuesday, January 21, 7:30pm-8:30pm at the SDC Fitness Studio. It will repeat weekly (for the same time and venue) till the last week of regular classes, precisely Tuesday, April 21. The week of the Spring Break is excluded.

Come and enjoy energetic African music while exercising. Our instructors are eager to take you through the classes no matter your level of dance skill. Don’t be left out of the move!

See our other events on the ASO CALENDAR OF EVENTS at the footer of our website.


Spring HuskiesFIT

The HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card is a premium card that allows you to experience a variety of HuskiesFit classes without having to commit to one particular type. The Ultimate is available in 8 or 16-punch versions and is good for one year from the date of purchase. Get one today and enjoy popular group fitness classes such as Yoga, Zumba, TRX and more. For more information or to purchase the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card, visit HuskiesFit Programs.  

Youth Classes @ a Glance

UP North-South

A Festival of Music from Both Ends of 41

Michigan Tech’s Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts; Visual and Performing Arts Department; and Elizabeth “Libby” Meyer, Lecturer in Visual and Performing Arts and Director of the Music Composition Program will be presenting three days of new music, workshops, and masterclasses in the Surround Sound Music Series. The events begin Friday at 7:30 PM in the McArdle Theatre with the U.P. Composers Collective Concert  featuring pieces by local composers Thomas LaVoy, Milt Olsson, Griffin Candey, Elena Ruehr, Sarah Rimkus, and Carrie Biolo. They continue on Saturday at 3:00 PM with a masterclass by Michigan Tech student composers and the Miami-based PULSE trio, followed by PULSE’s own concert at 7:30 that evening. Sunday’s event, Music from Along 41, begins at 3:00 PM and features modern local, regional, and national composers and performers from along the route between the U.P. and Florida. 

Purchase tickets here

Title IX Survey

On Friday, January 17, 2020, all students over age 18 will be invited to participate in the Michigan Tech Title IX Sexual and/or Relationship Misconduct Climate Survey.  Students will receive an email with a link to the survey.

The goal of the survey is to provide Michigan Tech with important information on campus sexual misconduct prevalence and responses. Preventing and remedying sexual misconduct is essential to maintaining a safe environment in which students can learn. We are committed to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to fully benefit from our programs and activities.

If students have questions or comments about this survey, please have them contact Kirst Arko, Title IX Coordinator, 306 Administration Building, 906-487-3310, or

Join our Team!

Are you interested in helping your fellow students?   Looking for a fulfilling and challenging job working as a student leader on campus?  The Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success is hiring new student employees for the 2020-21 academic year.  We are looking for many new employees to work for us as Orientation Team Leaders, ExSEL Peer Mentors, Academic Success Coaches and Peer Teaching Assistants. 

If you want to learn more, you must attend one of our information sessions where we will cover the position details and the hiring process.  You will only be eligible to apply if you have attended one of these sessions:

Friday, January 17 at 4 PM  in MUB Ballroom A

Students can direct questions to

Spring Intramural Sports


Please check out our Spring 2020 Activity Schedule for more details.

Intramural Sports is also HIRING! Interested in becoming an intramural official? If interested please apply at this site:

Spring Basketball (Women’s, Men’s & Co-Rec):

Wallyball (Women’s, Men’s & Co-Rec):

Bowling (Women’s, Men’s & Co-Rec):

Intramural Sports Office
Student Development Complex Room 202
Office Phone: (906) 487-3040

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