Archive for 2010

Band Unites Community Musicians

Big Rapids summer band celebrates its 45th year

by Published: Jun 22, 2010

The Big Rapids Summer Band plays at Hemlock Park as part of the Big Rapids Band Shell Summer Concert Series | Photo courtesy of Dr. Richard Cohen

The Ferris Community Summer Band will perform two concerts this week, marking the third and fourth concerts in the annual Big Rapids Band Shell Summer Concert Series.

The first concert will take place June 23 at 7 p.m. at the Big Rapids Band Shell in Hemlock Park. It will have Red Hot Chicago hot dogs and refreshments provided by Pepper’s Deli and Cafe and admission is free. The second concert will take place June 24 at 7 p.m. in Centennial Park. (more…)


Beach Savvy

Visiting a beach in Michigan is a must

by Published: Jun 21, 2010

Nothing says summer more than the feeling of sand between your toes and the sound of water lapping on the beach.

As summer begins, many students find hours of extra time on their hands. A great way to spend their newly-acquired free time is with a trip to a Michigan beach. (more…)


Making the Transition

by Published: Jun 18, 2010

As I finish my junior year of college and get ready to enter my final year of school, I enter a phase of uncertainty and nervous excitement as my time at Ferris ticks away.

For many past and current students, nearing the end of college can bring on a quarter-life crisis, as I have experienced lately. (more…)


Avoiding the Freshman Fifteen

Many first-year students are finding it difficult to lose those extra pounds

by Published: Jun 16, 2010

With all the heavy studying and quick meals, a number of first-year students fall victim to the freshman fifteen.

The freshman fifteen is a term used to describe the increased weight first-year students often gain once coming to college. (more…)