Day: March 24, 2021

The Student Scoop – March 24, 2021

Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

News 
This week in history
COVID vaccines coming to the Keweenaw
Upcoming fall semester will be in-person
Pulse
Margaret Waters: the Lode’s first female editor-in-chief
St. Patrick’s Day has arrived!
Opinion
Why this pandemic has felt so weird
Learning brick tricks from a professional artist
Check out our website to see past articles and more!

Do you enjoy writing, editing, photography or graphic design? We are currently in need of new individuals to join our staff! We meet weekly on Wednesdays and publish the same night on our website. Eventually, we will be returning to print publishing as well. We are a dedicated and fun group of individuals who enjoy representing campus life through news. Email us at lodesubmit@mtu.edu and find out how you can join the Lode!


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


Upcoming Intramural Events


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.


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!

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.


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


Art Night

Wednesday, March 24, 7-9pm, MUB Ballroom

Want to show off your creative side – or lack thereof?
Stop by ART NIGHT to meet new people, make fun art, and show your support for mental health awareness.

This Wednesday in the MUB Ballroom from 7-9pm – come and go as you please!  Space is limited, supplies will be provided.  Social distancing and masks required.  If you are unable to join us in person – hop on our zoom call to get creative virtually.

click here for the zoom link

#seizetheawkward #mentalhealthmatters
Hosted by Order of Omega, Interfraternity Council, and Panhellenic Council

Walk out of Darkness

Walk in support of mental health.  Walk in support of your friends and family.  Walk in support of seize the awkward.  Walk in support of yourself.

No matter your reason, head to the MacInnes Ice Arena on Thursday night anytime between 7-9 pm to walk out of darkness.  

Mental health resources will be available, as well as student leaders, and community advocates. Bring your ID to tap for raffle prizes.  Social distancing and masks are required at all times.

#seizetheawkward #mentalhealthmatters
Hosted by Order of Omega, Interfraternity Council, and Panhellenic Council


Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons

Improve your game! Sign up today for the next session of Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons!

  • April 5 – May 12
  • Mondays, Wednesdays (or both!), 7-8pm
  • Gates Tennis Center
  • Open to ages 17 & up
  • Cost 6-week session (1 day/week) $75

Registration closes April 3. Private lessons are also available.

Canterbury House Food Pantry

Let us help you alleviate the burden of purchasing food. We offer COVID safe pick-up and delivery of groceries and toiletries to the Michigan Tech Community in the Houghton and Hancock area. To place an order, fill out the Google Form at any time. Once an order has been placed, we will reach out to arrange a time for pick-up or delivery. Graphic: attached


Want to participate in a study?

A research study being conducted in the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology at Michigan Tech is currently recruiting healthy individuals that are 18 to 40 years old. This study is looking into the effects of fasting on the cardiovascular system. Participants will be asked to visit the lab 3 times over four weeks (3.5 hour total time commitment), and will be asked to complete two 24-hour water-only fasts during each of the four weeks. Additionally, participants will be compensated and provided information about their body composition and cardiovascular health. If you are interested in learning more about this research study and to see if you are eligible to participate, then please either contact Steven Stelly (spstelly@mtu.edu) or provide your information for us to contact you at this link. Furthermore, please know that we are employing an abundance of precaution to mitigate any risks associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic.


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