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2010 Winter Carnival Statue Results Announced

February 4, 2010
By John Gagnon

Winter Carnival 2010 Statue results feature lots of Nintendo and other games, including Phi Kappa Tau's winning statue in the fraternity division.

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More Yooper Sprint

Faces of Carnival: Anne Francois, Yooper Sprinter

February 1, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Skiing and snowshoeing at the same time: only at Winter Carnival, in the Yooper Sprint!

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Victoria Demers

Faces of Carnival: Victoria Demers, Snow Volleyball Rookie

February 1, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Playing volleyball in the snow sounds like fun, and it is, but it is also hard, as rookie Victoria Demers found at Winter Carnival 2010.

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2009 Winter Carnival Human Bowling

It’s Carnival Time! Come Out and Play

January 28, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

This year's theme: "Games We Know in a World of Snow."

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Ice Bowling

Faces of Carnival: Brad Nedrow, Ice Bowling Shepherd

January 28, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Winter Carnival special events include human ice bowling, with students as the ball and wooden pins as the target.

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Michigan Tech chemical engineering undergrad Eric Neff makes the acquaintance of the famous Toripolliisi (

Start to Finnish: An Exchange Student's Dispatch

January 27, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Chemical engineering undergraduate Eric Neff reports on his first days as an exchange student at the University of Oulu in Finland. 

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Sahil Thakkar prepares Indian food for MUB's first Khana Khazana.

International Food Coming to Campus - First Lunch Will Help Haitian Relief

January 26, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

International students will cook dishes from their homelands to serve at the Memorial Union Commons on Fridays. Proceeds from the first lunch on Jan. 29 will go to help Haitian relief.  

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Fredline Ilorme (2nd from right), her parents and brothers in Haiti

Michigan Tech Rallies Around Haitians on Campus

January 20, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Far from their devastated homeland, Haitian members of the Michigan Tech community struggled to track down family members and friends in the wake of last week's disastrous earthquake. Here is the personal story of Fredline Ilorme, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, who writes about the longest 24 hours of her life.

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Michigan Tech honors Martin Luther King, 2009

“Dream” Speech, Peace March Kick Off a Week of MLK Events

January 14, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech is honoring the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of observances, culminating in the annual MLK banquet Saturday, Jan. 23.

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Heather Marker (left) and Alex Mallos (Right) are thrilled with their holiday gift bags from the University Women's Connection.

University Women's Connection Plays Santa to First-Year Women

December 11, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The University Women's Connection fills holiday gift bags for first-year women students.

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