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Powwow: Alumna Guides Youth, Celebrates Native Traditions

October 26, 2009
By John Gagnon

Native Americans, Tech community celebrate 14th annual powwow on campus.

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Safehouse Monster

CANCELLED--Residence Halls Host Halloween Safehouse Saturday, Oct. 31

October 23, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

The Oct. 31, 2009, Safehouse has been cancelled to help prevent the spread of flu in the community.

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New homecoming activities this year included a tug of war and sand castles.

Homecoming Fun and Games at Prince's Point

October 9, 2009
By John Gagnon

sand castles, a tug of war and lots more

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Amanda Taylor

Vacationing with Nuclear Reactors

October 7, 2009
By Karina Jousma

A Tech undergrad who hopes for a career in alternative energy scores an internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Homecoming Powderpuff

Homecoming Powderpuff 2009: Fair Play and Aerial Assaults

October 6, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

It was the 2009 edition of the traditional Homecoming Powderpuff football game, and the action was spirited. There were a couple of differences, though: the cheerleaders were male, some in long dresses, and the players were women.

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Alpha Kappa Psi, professional business fraternity, helped stage the Career Fair. From left: Jonathan  Clifton, Shandre Huff, Keshon Moorehead, and Tom Brindley.

Career Fair Is All About Prospects

September 30, 2009
By John Gagnon

Students, companies compare notes for job opportunities at Tech's fall Career Fair.

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Dyke Family and Recipients

Remembering Erick: Largest Memorial Scholarship Fund Honors Computer Science Alumnus

September 30, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech alumnus Erick Dyke ’91 was remembered as a student who studied everything but his studies for a while. Then he met his future wife, Michelle (Gornowicz), also a 1991 Michigan Tech graduate. He started focusing on school, received his computer science degree and launched a successful video game development company, n-Space.

Erick passed away recently, but his memory lives on through an endowed scholarship fund, the largest such fund in the University’s history.

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Powderpuff Football 2008

Homecoming 2009: More Fun than a Castle of Mashed Potatoes

September 30, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech’s 2009 Homecoming features three hockey games, two football games (one NCAA, one not), a parade, alumni broomball, the traditional hilarity involving cardboard boats, and lots more.

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Blizzard T. Husky at Family Weekend 2008

Michigan Tech Family Weekend Oct. 2-4

September 23, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Over 300 families coming to experience Tech and the Copper Country

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Dancing with Diversity

September 19, 2009
By John Gagnon

Michigan Tech "Dances with Diversity" and celebrates Parade of Nations. 

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