The Student Scoop- March 31, 2021

Late Night Programming Presents:

Zero Shades of Gray

On Wednesday, March 31st at 6:30 PM join us for the perfect blend of education and empowerment for Title IX compliance and sexual assault prevention.  Zero Shades of Gray helps students understand that this isn’t a victim problem, it’s a problem on all levels. Check out more HERE

To attend use the zoom link

We hope to see you and your friends there! This will be an empowering start to Sexual Assault Awareness Month. For other events and resources, please check out the Title IX website

Decorate cookies with Drag Queen Plenty O’ Smiles

Come decorate cookies with Drag Queen, Plenty O’ Smiles at 6:00 PM! 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.

Kits are available for pickup in MUB 112 starting Tuesday, March 30 at 10 AM and are on a first-come basis. 

The Freedom to be Yourself

This session is an honest, no-offense-taken, collaborative conversation between the facilitators and participants about the reality of diversity in this country, in higher education, and on a personal level. As much as this conversation is about diversity, it’s also about being a leader, stepping outside of our own comfort zones to understand others, and knowing when to lead others to a higher level. It’s about how we can all get the most from our relationships and achieve what we want collectively. It’s for student organizations, advisors, grad students, and undergraduates. It’s for all of us.

The event starts at 8:30 PM on Zoom!

Pixar Trivia Night

Late Night is hosting a trivia night!  The theme is Pixar trivia.  All are welcome!  Students are eligible to win a $25 gift card! Download Kahoot! ahead of time to play and join us on Zoom at 7:00 PM!


Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

News 
This week in history
USG petition to reimplement pass/fail
KYCA Line 3 protest at Houghton’s Veterans Park
Pulse
For the love of fruit: become a tree caretaker!
Five ways you can enjoy spring in the Copper Country
Opinion
April showers bring May flowers: support your local farms!
Why my cat Ozzy is my best friend
Tech
Global warming and its effects on ecosystems
How do the different COVID-19 vaccines compare?

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!


HuskyLead: Keeping in Touch Over the Summer

Do you want to start the Fall semester with a plan and ready to go? Keeping connected with your organization members over the summer can help you accomplish just that. Attend this HuskyLead to learn best practices on how to stay in touch and make a plan for a successful future. Join us at 5:00 PM on Zoom.


Virtual Magic Show with Trent James

Join the online spectacle for a stress reliever on April 9 at 9PM for an amusing, thrilling, and spectacular virtual magic show with award-winning magician, Trent James!

Follow this link to register and attend! 


Mr. Lid is Here!

CPM’s Reusable container program, with the help of Sussex IM, has officially launched in the MUB’s North Coast Grill and Deli. Students who are interested in helping the planet and receiving a discount on their purchases can learn more here.


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


Understanding Racism and Racial Justice in the US

Please join us for an interactive conversation about racism and racial justice in the United States on April 8th, 2021 at 3:30 pm. Please register in advance for this meeting:
https://michigantech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsf-qvrj8rG9JRFNg4UnbDWRaj1XdzZZI2

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
We suggest watching the movie 13TH (free on Youtube and Netflix) in advance and come ready to discuss. 
The facilitators will be Dr. Angie Carter (Social Science Department), Christopher Sanders (Center for Diversity and Inclusion), and Dr. Mayra Morgan (International Programs and Services). 


Campus Store Customer Appreciation Sale

Although the forecast isn’t showing it, Spring has sprung and it’s once again time for the Michigan Tech Campus Store and University Images Customer Appreciation Sale on Friday, April 9, 2021. Visit us in person or at our website at Bookstore.mtu.edu. All Michigan Tech branded apparel and souvenirs are 25% off. Curbside pick-up is available at University Images: order online, at check out choose in-store pick-up, and we’ll contact you when your order is ready! Covid protocols are in place and followed in-store. The Campus Store and University Images will be open from 8am to 5pm.  Friday, April 9, 2021 the Campus Store and University Images Customer Appreciation Sale. 

Email campusstore@mtu.edu to sign up for Husky Deals and receive emails on sales and new merchandise.


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