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Looking west from the top of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, as the Ranger III cruises to Isle Royale.

A Vibrating View from the Top

May 25, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

From the top of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, Houghton and Hancock look a little different.

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Former Michigan Tech president Ray Smith will address graduates at Spring Commencement.

Former Tech President Ray Smith Addresses Graduates

April 23, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

The May 1 ceremony coincides with Michigan Tech's Founder's Day, the date 125 years ago when legislation was signed to establish what was then the Michigan Mining School.

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Michigan Tech students unfurl Undergraduate Student Government rally banner in Lansing.

Michigan Tech Students Join Massive Statewide Rally in Lansing

March 18, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech students join statewide rally in Lansing to support better higher education funding.

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Kara Oikarinen holds a baby in Ghana

Two Michigan Tech Students Win Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad

March 11, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech undergraduates have been named winners of the competitive Gilman Scholarships for study abroad. 

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The old Fire Hall in downtown Houghton will be restored

Old Fire Hall to be Restored as Off-campus Student Center, Public Entertainment Venue

February 22, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Technological University has sold the old Fire Hall, a landmark in downtown Houghton. The new owners plan to renovate it into an off-campus student center and entertainment venue, restoring the original exterior appearance of the historic building

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Phi Kappa Tau

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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