With a new school year getting into gear, one event for Bulldog Beginnings was Meijer Madness. With several freebies, giveaways, and 10% off most merchandise in the store, members of the student body and the surrounding community came to enjoy the event. With a DJ, a giant Operation game, and several games of Plinko in the store while outside had free food and multiple local business booths. (more…)
Archive for 2011
New shuttle bus system helps students get from GR to BR
This is a relief to some students who do not have a reliable form of transportation or commute to Ferris. In addition, some find the use of the shuttle bus service more ideal than driving to and from Big Rapids. (more…)
As the summer season begins to die down, we all hope that memories from it will survive
Music helps to bring recollections of summer back into mind. Hearing a song that you fell in love with during the warm and free season stirs up memories that can help get you through your fall days filled with classes, studying, registered student organization meetings, work, and sports practices. Below, a few students share their songs of summer 2011: (more…)
Make it or break it for any situation within seconds of an encounter
According to the skinny blonde star, Velma, in the 2007 remake of Broadway’s Hairspray, “First impressions can be tough…”
The fake twit’s song and dance number regarding her previous popularity and good looks really strikes home with current college students, as we are all aware of what a first impression will or will not do. (more…)
The Bulldogs lose longtime head coach
The all-time winningest coach in the history of Ferris State’s softball program has decided to make a major change in her life: quit coaching.
Former Bulldogs softball coach Keri Becker has joined Grand Valley State University Athletics as the Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Women’s Administrator. (more…)
“Mandatory Fun Day” for honors freshmen can benefit open-minded students
For freshmen, move-in week can be a whirlwind of excitement and apprehension.
Some students fling their doors wide-open, awaiting new friendships; others slam them and go into lock-down mode. Eventually, most make lifelong friendships, even if it takes some pruning to find the right ones. (more…)
Community mourns death of James McCandless
James Ryan McCandless, 28, of Midland, attended Ferris on a scholarship to earn his degree in criminal justice. (more…)
Living with a complete stranger
Entering college for the first time is such a great feeling. No more parents or annoying little brothers and sisters. It is just you, your freedom and your apartment.
Until you meet your roommates, that is. Each of your roommates will have a different story. Some will be better than others, some funnier than others, and some, well, just plain dull. (more…)
FSU faculty members welcome newborns to the sidelines
Dorow recently had a second child on June 22 named Baxter Dorow. Named after his grandfather, Dorow said she is excited her first child Lainie has a sibling to play with. (more…)
Rate third lowest increase in the state
For the 2011-12 school year, students may have noticed the cost of tuition has increased. However, the university has restrained the growth to just 5.14 percent.
According to Ferris President David Eisler, Ferris State University had the third lowest increase in the state. (more…)