The Student Scoop – March 17, 2021

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!


Late Night Programming Presents:

General Trivia Night

Join Late Night Programming for a fun evening of general trivia! All are welcome to participate. You will need Kahoot! to play.
Students are eligible to win a prize! There’s a $25 gift card on the line, so come ready to drop some knowledge! 

Use this link to attend:
https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/87389435427

Decorate cookies with Drag Queen Plenty O’ Smiles

Come decorate cookies with Drag Queen Plenty O’ Smiles at 6 pm on Thursday, April 1st! Participants will receive all supplies (including icing and cookies!) and instruction from Plenty O’ Smiles on Zoom. Quantities are limited so don’t miss out!
Sponsored by Late Night Programming and Husky Hobbies.

Register with the link below to reserve your cookie decorating kit  
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeY0KFXTbshDOan_06DTdszISuzEsafa_FLMTEquivfJrbB8w/viewform?usp=sf_link

Zero Shades of Gray

On Wednesday, March 31st join us for the “perfect blend” of education and empowerment for Title IX compliance and sexual assault prevention in the event Zero Shades of Gray helps students understand that this isn’t a victim problem, it’s a problem on all levels. Check out more on their site.

Use this link to attend:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/377193732?pwd=akd6Y3h3SVM0cjdZOHE1eFdsVEtDZz09


Attend Catalyst by Leadershape

Attend LeaderShapes’s Catalyst! – a one-day program focused on learning and developing an authentic path! Start something extraordinary! 
Catalyst will take place in person on Saturday, April 10 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM in the MUB Ballroom.  And fun activities, giveaways, and more will be provided! For more information CLICK HERE.

You will be considering powerful questions that move you towards action:

  • Am I on the right path?
  • Who do I want to be?
  • How can I connect with other like-minded individuals?

APPLY HERE by Friday, April 2 at Noon. Participants are asked to pay a $50 deposit that will be returned to them at the end of the event. If you have concerns about the deposit, please let us know.

Questions can be directed to Beka Horsch at rmhorsch@mtu.edu.


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.


SDC Fitness Center Updated Hours

Beginning Monday, March 15, the SDC Fitness Center will have updated hours of operation. For details, visit SDC Fitness Center Hours.


OAP Kayak Safety Clinic March 24

Are you dreaming of summer and those wonderful paddling months? We can’t get you out on the open water, but we can help you work on your skills in the pool! Sign up now for the OAP Kayak Safety Clinics and refine those skills to keep you safe on the water. We try to meet each participant at their level and encourage them to challenge themselves. Topics covered include kayak re-entry, de-watering your kayak, and wet exits. Focus will be on practice and improving technique; the more you do it the better you will get! All equipment will be provided including PFD’s, kayaks, paddle, and paddle floats. Appropriate swimwear required. We will be in the water between 4-9 feet deep, with lifeguards on duty during the event.

  • March 24
  • April 21

8:00-10:00pm, in the SDC Lap Pool.
No kayaking experience necessary. Must be at least 8 years old and able to swim at least 15 yards unassisted. A parent must be present for participants under age 14.
Michigan Tech Students FreeSDC Members $5/clinicGeneral Public $10/clinic
Visit OAP Kayak Safety Clinics for more information or to register.


EMS Info Session

Are you interested in becoming an EMT? Do you have a desire to serve your community, learn important life skills, and become part of our emergency response family? Stop by Wads Annex (G11W) on March 19th or the 30th to learn more about Tech EMS and the EMT class. Please arrive early as room capacity is limited. Questions can be emailed to ems@mtu.edu


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 sdh@mtu.edu.  


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Interested in other workshops or groups from the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being? Check them out here: 
Workshops: click here
Groups: click here


Upcoming Intramural Event


SIS Bra Show 2021: Ancient Greece

Join the Society of Intellectual Sisters (SIS) as they host their annual bra show to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Bras are designed by the Michigan Tech community and modeled at the Bra Show Event. This year the Bras will be displayed in the Library Exhibit Space March 22-26 and there will be a finale event on zoom March 26 at 7 PM


African Students Organization (ASO) Night 2021

It’s another time of the year to celebrate the African culture with the MTU community. The African Students Organization (ASO) is glad to inform and cordially invite you to this year’s fun filled program to mark our yearly ASO night celebration. We shall be having poem presentations, cultural display, exhibitions, gele tying (head gear) competition, etc.

This event will be held on Saturday, Mar 27th from 6-8 pm over zoom.
Please note: the password for this event is asomtu

If you’d like to participate in the activities, please fill out this form.


MUB Board Presents: MUB Grub

Come stop by our table on Walker Lawn on April 6th from 6-8 pm to pick up a free food to-go box! They will be summer themed foods with vegetarian box options! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events.



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