Cyndi Perkins

Cyndi Perkins



  • Feature Writer


She’s prone to social media binges, but Cyndi also takes time to stop and smell the flowers, especially our campus roses. The award-winning editor, journalist and columnist writes and edits for Michigan Tech’s web pages, electronic media and print publications. She finds work-life balance in the garden, on her yoga mat and anywhere near the water.

About Cyndi

  • The former Daily Mining Gazette journalist and editor hails from Houghton and has written for a variety of international, national and regional publications.
  • She co-creates, writes and edits content for the University’s myriad forms of new media, including websites, blogs and other outreach across departments, for new and existing members of the Michigan Tech community.
  • She is a sailor who enjoys Yoga, social media, gardening, and anything near the water. The debut novelist looks forward to writing more books.

Recent Stories 

Marches, Mining and Messages from WWI

Researcher and military historian Steven Walton oversaw the design and construction of the replica firing trench on campus, built this fall as part of the World War I & the Copper Country project to mark a century since the end of the Great War. But his biggest excavation for the project didn’t require sandbags or shovels. Walton, an . . . Read More

Olé at the Rozsa: Food, Music and Laughter on Saturday’s Menu

Guitar playing and juggling require nimble fingers, and the audience will witness both when Parade of Nations headliner—the madcap international act Olé!—performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15, at Michigan Technological University’s Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts. . . . Read More

Geek Out in the Garden

University gardener Quincy Higgins Arney sees Michigan Tech's gardens as both symphony and science, composed in movements for four-season interest. Photographer Danny Woodall, a fourth-year mechanical engineering major, picks the high notes for a photo essay. "Fall to me is the best time to garden. Take advantage of the cooler temperatures . . . Read More