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Copper Country commemorates World War One

October 5, 2018

Researchers and professors from many parts of the world recently gathered at Michigan Tech at a symposium that was part of a community-wide commemoration of the Copper Country’s involvement in the First World War. The commemoration was a multifaceted cultural program that highlighted the local experience of Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga, and Ontonagon counties and their participation in the First World...

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Massive earthquakes and a tsunami destroy several parts of Indonesia

October 5, 2018

With a death toll of more than 1,200, Indonesia has been struck with a series of climatic disasters. The Island of Sulawesi was hit by a massive earthquake followed by a tsunami that has displaced thousands of residents in the country. While the survivors beg the government for help with their housing and food crisis, the police have clamped down on shoplifters who tried to help their hunger after...

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How to handle email stress

October 5, 2018

With another week into the semester, it’s only natural that your inboxes have been flooded with Canvas updates or the emails from student organizations or maybe company emails as a result of your job hunting. Up until recently, I had seven different communication spaces and I don’t even use Twitter, so I am guessing some of you are a few steps ahead in that respect. In addition, I have five different...

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Banned books

October 5, 2018

As much as we would like our course books or textbooks to be banned, unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Banned books refer to books that were banned either by public access libraries or by school and college authorities to “safeguard” their readers from the knowledge that these books provide. Knowledge is an empowering tool that depends on how its user wields it. No knowledge can be bad...

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Michigan Tech’s Cardboard Boat Races: Sink or swim?

October 5, 2018

Friday afternoon cold and rainy, the weather looked grim leading up to this year’s much anticipated cardboard boat race, but just as the clock struck four and the races began, the sun came through and illuminated the crowd of bright and loud spectators committed to watching recycled boats sink into that beautiful icy water, rain or shine. Each year, students from the dorms, fraternities, sororities,...

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The Rozsa presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show at MTU

October 5, 2018

The Rocky Horror Picture Show was written by Richard O’Brien in 1973 as a theatrical play with everything, including lyrics, written by O’Brien. O’Brien, now 76, has described himself as being 70 percent man and 30 percent woman and identifies as transgender or as being a “third sex.” He maintains an almost all black wardrobe and a perfectly hairless head that makes him easy to find in any...

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Huskies bounce back with 1-0 win at Northern Michigan

October 5, 2018

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Michigan Tech women's soccer team recorded a 1-0 non-conference win at rival Northern Michigan Sunday afternoon in Marquette. The Huskies posted a second half goal to pull out the victory on the way to their fifth win of the season. "Our backline was outstanding today," Michigan Tech Head Coach Michelle Jacob said. "They were able to handle both one versus situations and...

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Huskies come up short against Saginaw Valley State

October 5, 2018

HOUGHTON, Mich. – In a contest where defense was the name of the game, the Michigan Tech football team fell 10-0 to Saginaw Valley State University in a low scoring Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest on Homecoming at Sherman Field Saturday afternoon. The Huskies had a couple of potential opportunities to notch points, but were unable to punch the ball into the end zone. "Both...

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