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Pellet Gun Sends Subject to County Jail

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

by Published: Apr 30, 2014

Felonious assault

On April 26 at 11:45 p.m., officers received information of a subject pointing a gun out of a vehicle on Ferris Drive. The suspect’s vehicle was located and one subject was lodged in the county jail for felonious assault. The gun was determined to be a pellet gun. (more…)

 
 

Torch News Briefs

by Published: Apr 30, 2014

Dump and Run

The eighth annual Dump and Run is May 5 –9. Students and community members can help Big Rapids community members in need by donating clothing, shoes, bedding, cleaning supplies, school supplies and non-perishable food. (more…)

 
 

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…)