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This Kiss and Who to Tell

Anna DeBraber, Lode Writer | December 7, 2018

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Edzordzi Agbozo, Lode Writer | December 7, 2018

The Department of Material Science and engineering has created two new endowed professorships. These are the Patrick Horvath Endowed Professorship of Materials Science and Engineering established by the alumni Patrick Horvath ’67 and Deborah Horvath through a series of gifts and donations spanning several years, and the Richard Witte Endowed Professor of Materials Science and Engineering established...

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Vinay Pratapa, Lode Writer | December 12, 2018

Ever observed park benches with arm-rests in the middle? How about railings in public places without a bar on it? Awnings with sprinklers? No? Well, this is not a case of bad design or the work of a disgruntled engineer, but purely intentional. In other words, it’s called defensive design, or hostile architecture. Defensive design is used all the time to deter a certain group of people from misusing...

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Animesh Sarkar, Lode Writer | December 12, 2018

After a 205-day journey through space, NASA’s InSight lander is safely on the surface of Mars as of Nov. 26. We also became the first humans to see a picture of the Martian sunset. While the internet rejoiced this extraordinary feat of science, it also makes us wonder about how close we are to becoming one of the interplanetary species and not just robotic sailors voyaging into the cosmos. A few...

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December 7, 2018

A tribute to warm Yooper culture Dear Professor Gordillo, I just wanted to thank you for how you’ve influenced my life. When I first came to Tech, I was overwhelmed and stressed beyond belief. But over the course of my first class as your student, I found myself slowly relaxing from the exacting standards I’d set for myself. And that’s all thanks to you. You have such a joyful spirit...

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“Room” film playing in Fisher 135

Aemili Lipzinkski, Pulse Editor | December 7, 2018

Studying for exams is mind-blowingly dull and often leads to even more stress by the time the test finally comes along. Taking frequent short breaks can certainly help, but cramming is an ineffective study tool anyways. While the tower of textbooks might be making you feel trapped in your own room, a film about being actually trapped in a room is coming to Fisher 135. “Room” is a film from Brazil...

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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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