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

Taren Odette, Lode Writer

December 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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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