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MTU raises room, board rates for 2024-25

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Technological University Board of Trustees approved increases in room and board costs at Friday’s meeting. The standard rate for dining and housing combined rose to $13,020, a 3.96% change. That rate, required to be reported to the U.S. Department of Education ...

St. Albert the Great holds Winter Carnival Ice Mass

HOUGHTON — Hundreds of worshippers again packed the snowy chapel at St. Albert the Great University Parish for three Ice Mass services Friday and Saturday. About 400 people attended the two Friday masses, plus around 100 Saturday, said Father Ben Haase, pastor at St. Albert. Since ...

Acting out: MTU students take part in Stage Revue competition

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University students blended college humor with stagecraft at Thursday’s annual Stage Revue competition. Eight campus groups advanced to the finals to perform skits at the Rozsa Center to a near-capacity crowd. Targets included Wadsworth Hall food, the ...

TKE wins monthlong snow statue competition

HOUGHTON — Renderings of iconic Copper Country sights, from the National Park Service vessel Ranger III to the Keweenaw Waterway’s lower entry light, earned Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) first place in the 2024 Michigan Technological University Winter Carnival overall monthlong snow statue ...

MTU students battle elements during annual all-nighter

HOUGHTON — Even surrounded by large patches of green and beset by off-and-on rain, Michigan Technological University students plowed ahead on their snow statues during Wednesday’s Winter Carnival all-nighter. Early in the night, trucks hauled snow around campus, replenishing the supply ...

Crowning Royalty

HOUGHTON — Audience members at the Rozsa Center Saturday heard a one-woman band, learned about the chemistry behind Yooperlites, watched a Rube Goldberg device in action, and took advice from multiple people on what to do if they encounter a bear in the wild. They also applauded as one ...