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Torch News Briefs

by Published: Apr 9, 2014

Fallen Officer Memorial 5K

The Fallen Officer Memorial 5K Run/Walk will take place at 1 p.m. on April 13 at Hemlock Park.

The 5K race will honor those who lost their lives in the line of duty. The pro­ceeds of the race will go to the Jessica Nagle-Wilson Scholarship fund, which is awarded annu­ally to a Ferris State University Criminal Justice stu­dent. (more…)


Minors Found With Open Alcohol in the Market

A round-up of this week’s crime across the FSU campus

by Published: Apr 2, 2014

Minors with alcohol

On March 23 at 1:30 a.m., there was a report of sub­jects near the Rock Café with open alco­hol con­tain­ers. The sus­pects were located in The Market and two peo­ple were tick­eted for MIP. (more…)


Torch News Briefs

by Published: Apr 2, 2014

Ferris Theatre presents Ajax in Iraq

The Ferris State University spring the­atre pro­duc­tion, Ajax in Iraq, will debut April 3–6 in Williams Auditorium.

The show begins at 8 p.m. from April 3–5 and 2:30 p.m. on April 6. Cost is $5 for stu­dents, $7 for seniors and $10 for adults. (more…)


Torch News Briefs

by Published: Mar 5, 2014

Women’s History Month

Ferris State University will cel­e­brate Women’s History Month March 3 — 31. All month, the Women in the Workforce case dis­play will be in FLITE and Williams Auditorium. The Global Woman ban­ner dis­play will be in the IRC Connector. The dis­plays will high­light female work­ers, gen­der norms, women’s rights, as well as pro­files of cur­rent Ferris students.

Other events, such as video screen­ings and keynote speaker pre­sen­ta­tions, will take place. All events will cen­ter on the diverse roles of women in soci­ety. (more…)


Plow Truck Accident on Perry Street

A round-up of this week’s crime across the FSU campus

by Published: Feb 26, 2014

Plow truck accident

On Feb. 11 at 5:30 a.m., there was a report of tow-car acci­dent on Perry Street near State Street. A vehi­cle slid into a plow truck and the dri­ver was tick­eted for vio­la­tion of basic speed law.

Shoplifting at Wal-Mart

On Feb. 18 at 7:20 a.m., offi­cers assisted the sheriff’s depart­ment with a shoplift­ing report at Wal-Mart. The two sub­jects were lodged in the county jail. (more…)


Torch News Briefs

by Published: Feb 26, 2014

Franklund named gen­eral edu­ca­tion coordinator

Dr. Clifton Franklund, cur­rent asso­ciate pro­fes­sor of Biological Science, has been appointed as Ferris State University’s gen­eral edu­ca­tion coordinator.

Franklund’s posi­tion as gen­eral edu­ca­tion coor­di­na­tor will begin in the sum­mer of 2014. (more…)


Torch News Briefs

by Published: Jan 29, 2014

Relay for Life kicks off

Ferris State University’s Colleges Against Cancer RSO will hold its kick­off event for Relay for Life Jan. 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the IRC.

Music, games and prizes, along with reg­is­tra­tion for relay teams, will be tak­ing place. (more…)


Torch News Briefs

by Published: Jan 22, 2014

New stu­dent gov­ern­ment president

Andrew Kalinowski will serve as the pres­i­dent of stu­dent gov­ern­ment dur­ing the spring semes­ter of the 2013–14 aca­d­e­mic year. Kalinowski served as vice pres­i­dent last spring under Erin Williams, for­mer stu­dent gov­ern­ment president.

Kalinowski, a Ferris pro­fes­sional golf man­age­ment and account­ing major, was cho­sen by Williams to take over her role after she grad­u­ated in December. (more…)


Housing Policy Changed

Second-year students permitted to live off-campus

by Published: Jan 15, 2014

New hous­ing require­ments will give stu­dents more free­dom to choose where they want to live.

After three years of dis­cus­sion, a new hous­ing pol­icy has been established.

Ferris State University will require all sin­gle stu­dents to live in a University res­i­dent hall for two aca­d­e­mic semes­ters, unless a stu­dent reaches the age of 19 prior to September 1, 2014. This require­ment will be the same for hon­ors stu­dents. (more…)


Torch News Briefs

by Published: Jan 15, 2014

Annual MLK celebration

Ferris State University will cel­e­brate and honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. through a series of events run­ning from Jan. 20–23.

All events are free and open to stu­dents, fac­ulty, and the public.

The 28th annual Freedom March will take place Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. in the IRC Connector. (more…)