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Student News Briefs – July 28, 2017

 Thai Cuisine at Khana Khazana Today
This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Thailand.
The menu features:Khana Khazana Thai 2
  • Chicken Green Curry
  • Crispy Boiled Eggs with Sweet & Sour Sauce
  • Fried Sweet Potato

Come try the Thai Cuisine at today’s Khana Khazana from 11 am to 1 pm. The cost is only $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

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You’re invited to Plant-A-Palooza! Come join Student Activities in the OAP backyard to plant a succulent (and take it home) and decorate a Kindness Rock!

Who: YouPLANT-A-PALOOZA! Feel free to bring a friend, too!

What: Plant-A-Palooza and Kindness Rocks

Where: OAP Backyard (207 East St, Houghton, Michigan 49931)

When: August 1 at 1:00 PM
Why: Free plant and spreading kindness!
Check out more about #TheKindnessRocksProject here. For questions or more information, email Rochelle at

 Copper Harbor Sunset Cruise
“Interested in an unforgettable cruise in Lake Superior along the shoreline of Copper Harbor? Join Student Activities and Housing and Residential Life as they cruise with The Isle Royale Line to experience the beauty oSunset Cruise Af a Keweenaw sunset.
Cost is $5 and includes transportation to and from Copper Harbor and a ticket to ride the boat.
In order to sign up, go to the Student Activities office in the Memorial Union Building, Room 112, with your payment, between 8am-4pm Monday through Friday. Space is limited, so sign-up soon!
Any questions can be sent to Student Activities, or 906-487-1963.”

Student News Briefs – July 21, 2017

2017 Parade of Nations

Now is the time for student organizations to think about their involvement in the 2017 Parade of Nations which will be held on Saturday, September 16.  The Parade begins at 11:00 AM in Hancock near the Huntington Bank building, and marches to the Dee Stadium in Houghton where the multicultural festival will take place from approximately noon to 3:00 PM.  The theme for the 2017 Parade of Nations is “Think Globally, Celebrate Locally.”

 Student organizations can:

 1) Have a float in the Parade (register here) and win cash in the float contest!

 2) Sponsor a food or crafts booth at the multicultural festival (register for craft booth or food booth)

 3) Showcase their talents by being a part of the entertainment – this is open to individuals too!  (register here)

 4) Volunteer to help (email

 Is your organization short on cash?  Activity Grant Available.

 This year’s headline act is China Gold, sponsored by the Parade of Nations and the Rozsa Center for Performing Arts.  See an expert display of Chinese martial arts, dance and acrobats.  China Gold showcases the Dragon Dance, Lion Dance, Wushu Shaolin Kung Fu, high flying acrobatics, and several sensational Chinese female dancers.  The performance will take place at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, September 16 at 7:30 PM.  Tickets go on sale August 16.  Visit for details and ticket information.

 Be a parade spectator and have a chance to win the “I Love Parade of Nations” Weekend Getaway for two to Chicago worth more than $2000!!  Visit the Parade of Nations website or Facebook page for more details.

 For more details on all Parade of Nations events, check out the event’s website, or to keep up on Parade happenings, visit their Facebook page.

Italian Cuisine at Friday’s Khana Khazana

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli we are featuring a menu from Italy.Khana Khazana Italian

The menu features:

  • Chicken Pasta Alfredo
  • Eggplant Gratin
  • Panna Cotta

Italian Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.

Student News Briefs – July 14, 2017

Lao Cuisine at today’s Khana Khazana

This week at the Memorial UnionKhana Khazana Lao3 North Coast Grill and Deli, the featured menu is from Laos.

Menu featured items are:

  • Kai Yang (Grilled Chicken)
  • Som Tam (Spicy Vegetable Salad)
  • Fried Sweet Potato Balls

The Laos Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.

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Sunset Cruise A Student Activities and Housing & Residence Life is hosting an evening for students on the Isle Royale Queen IV cruise ship out of Copper Harbor on Wednesday, August 8, 2017. The trip cost is $5 and includes transportation from the MUB to Copper Harbor and back and will depart from the MUB Shuttle stop at 6 pm.

Sign ups are available in the Student Activities office (MUB 112). Please remember to bring student ID and $5 to reserve your spot.

For more information please contact the Student Activities office at 906-487-1963 or email