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This Kiss and Who to Tell

This Kiss and Who to Tell

December 7, 2018

Material Science and Engineering creates two academic chairs

Edzordzi Agbozo, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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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...

Humanities Alumnus Roxane Gay’s book listed in Financial Times’ 2018 best fiction

Edzordzi Agbozo, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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The Financial Times has listed “Ayiti” by Michigan Tech alumnus Roxane Gay in its 2018 best fiction list. The list consisted of twenty titles selected by the newspaper’s deputy books editor, Rebecca Rose and was published...

The village of Calumet DDA partners with [email protected] to become the second kiosk in the Upper Peninsula

Ajay Vasu, News Editor

December 7, 2018

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[email protected] The Northern Michigan University idea incubator partnered with the village of Calumet DDA on Nov. 5. They also partnered with local companies such as REL and 330 Fifth to launch a remote kiosk, to help take business...

“The kiss and who to tell”

Anna DeBraber, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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Episode 2: Dismantling the shame, taboo, and silences Standing in front of a room of people, Abi felt anxiety throughout her body. Sweat pricked her armpits as thoughts of what she was about to do flooded her mind. If norm...

Further talk on the effects of using marijuana following the passing of proposal 1 in Michigan

Taren Odette, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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In response to the article on the passing of Proposal 1, there has been quite a discussion on the effects of marijuana. Some believe that marijuana decreases reaction times as well as decreases focus and interaction with people....

One hundred years of armistice commemorated

Edzrodzi Agbozo, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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When the Benin international musician Angélique Kidjo was singing a remembrance song in the Ewe language of West Africa in front of world leaders like Donald Trump, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, and Nicolas Macron in France,...

Climate change and its effects on Houghton

Mason Liagre, Lode Copy Editor

December 7, 2018

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According to climate scientists and NASA, increased global temperatures lead to increased evaporation, affecting the water cycle in the form of more frequent and severe rainstorms. An intense rainstorm lead to flooding in Houghton...

“The kiss and who to tell”

Anna DeBraber, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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Episode 1: An interview with Whitney Boroski, Manager of Student Health and Wellness “How do condoms work?” “Where is the clitoris?” “Where can I get tested for STIs?” According to an interview with Whitney...

The passing of Proposal 1 to legalize marijuana

Taren Odette, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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On Nov. 6 Michiganders voted on three controversial proposals. However, Proposal 1 has had more of an impact on Michigan Tech Huskies than the other two proposals. With the passing of Proposal 1, many believed that the legalization...

Expressing gratitude towards the close knit community in the college town of Houghton

Aditya Joshi, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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When Michigan Tech states “We Inspire Community” as their first value statement they are not kidding. It’s not just them but also the people of Houghton that take it upon themselves to uphold the values of community, irrespective...

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