Archive for 2010
Republican candidate to replace Granholm
Republican candidate Rick Snyder has been elected as the new governor of Michigan.
Snyder will take Jennifer Granholm’s seat, making him state’s the 48th Governor. Snyder previously served as CEO and Chairman of Gateway, Inc. before becoming the newest of Governor of Michigan. The Lieutenant Governor is Brian Calley.
The 2010 election results can be found at http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10GEN/. Results for other elections such as the attorney general can be found at the link as well.
Ferris football team loses third straight after starting season 5-1
The Bulldogs saw their 13-point fourth-quarter lead evaporate on Saturday as the Indianapolis Greyhounds scored 17 unanswered points to steal the victory.
Ferris is 5–4 overall and 5–3 in conference play after losing its third consecutive game on Saturday. The Bulldogs had won five straight contests prior to their current losing streak. (more…)
Paperless courses are becoming more and more common among all schools. Is it actually beneficial?
Paper or computer screen? In high school I remember having tons of folders and books shoved with homework or handouts; now I find myself with very few handouts or paper homework at all. (more…)
What is your definition of cool?
To me, coolness is something that creates an inexpressible feeling of interest. Anything can evoke coolness – music, clothing, philosophy, dinosaurs. The coolest thing about the word cool is its connotations. We use it to define anything; the meaning is fluid. Cool changes quickly, sometimes without warning. What we think is cool now may not be cool the next day. (more…)
Tim Skubick put it best when he said “democracy doesn’t work when voters don’t know the candidates’ names they are voting for.”
I have heard on numerous occasions that people are scared of the future because our generation generally does not have a strong interest in politics. They say we are the future of this country and that we should be more politically engaged. And you know what, they’re exactly right. (more…)
Ferris Halloween activities and downtown Fall Festival bring Big Rapids and student community together
Ferris Hosts Halloween is an event happening in the campus quad on Oct. 30. Students and community members alike will be able to come on Halloween eve from 5 to 9 p.m. for events such as experiments by the American Chemical Society, pumpkin painting, and costume contests. Registered student organizations will also be there with information tables. (more…)
Ferris splits weekend series against Ohio State in conference opener
The Bulldogs won their first game in a two-game series against the Buckeyes on Oct. 22. Ferris took control of the gamein the second period by scoring back-to-back goals. Senior center Nate Hennig scored his fourth goal to start the night off for Ferris. Hennig increased his goal scoring streak to four games. (more…)
Vote for the person because of who he or she is, not the party he or she represents
As each election rolls around we always hear how important it is for each person to get out and vote, that our vote really matters.
The problem I have with this is that our votes DO matter. The issue is the vast majority of Americans, even those that do vote, do not truly take this to heart. (more…)