The Student Scoop – March 10, 2021

Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

This week in history
SDH and SFS launch Keweenaw Restaurant Sustainability Initiative
Explore the Copper Country’s history with a trip to the Calumet Theatre!
Inadequate reaction to increasing need: The distressing and depressing lack of funding for MTU’s counseling services
Where is home? For me, it’s complicated
March in chemistry
Check out our website to see past articles and more!

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Nominate your RSO to be featured on the Student Org Spotlight!

Fill out this form to nominate your RSO to be featured on the Student Leadership & Involvement social media! Make sure you include any events coming up and any fun facts about your org. This is a great way to get the word out about your organization and highlight your accomplishments.

USG Political Trivia Night

USG’s Political Affairs Committee is hosting a Political Trivia Night on March 18, 6-7 PM EDT over Zoom. If you like politics and history, join us and you could win up to $40 in prize money!

SDH Event: Looking for an Excuse to Eat Out?

How Sustainable Are the Restaurants in the Keweenaw?
The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House and Students for Sustainability are on a mission to find the most sustainable restaurant in the Keweenaw and we need your help!  Fill out this Google Form every time you dine-in or order takeout at a local restaurant in the Keweenaw to rate the sustainability of your experience.Questions?  Email  

GSG Childcare Support Community Survey

Are you part of the Michigan Tech community?  Are you currently caring for children?  If you said yes to both of these questions then we want your input!  The GSG Childcare Support Committee has developed a survey to help us better understand the current resources and needs of those within the Michigan Tech community who are caring for children so that we can target recommendations just for people like you. Thank you!

Michigan Concealed Pistol License Courses (CPL)

Registration is open for two Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL) courses Saturday, March 20 and Saturday, April 10 at the SDC. This is the premier course in the state of Michigan. The Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) course covers what you need to carry a loaded weapon safely in open spaces. Rental equipment is available for an additional fee. Students receive a copy of the course material on the day of class. Must be 20 years or older, no experience necessary. Class size is limited.

Cost$150/person (w/own equipment)$185/person (w/rental equipment 9 mm pistol) Visit Michigan CPL Course for more information.

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