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So You Want to Live Off-Campus?

Many factors play a part in the decision making to live on or off-campus

by Published: May 21, 2014

Many students find themselves unsure whether or not to move off of campus.

Ferris junior criminal justice major Jessica Micakovic originally lived off-campus but decided to move on to campus her junior year.

“I think it’s beneficial to live on campus because it’s easier to meet new people, make friends, and know about upcoming events on campus,” Micakovic said.

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Karmin performs as the headline for this year’s Ferris Fest along with other performances by Reel Big Fish, Stepdad and local artist. Check out page 6 in Lifestyles for an interview with Karmin’s Nick Noonan and Amy Heidemann.

Photo By: Tori Thomas | Photographer

Rocking Out at Ferris Fest

Entertainment Unlimited funds annual concert

by Published: Apr 30, 2014

Karmin performs as the headline for this year’s Ferris Fest along with other performances by Reel Big Fish, Stepdad and local artist. Check out page 6 in Lifestyles for an interview with Karmin’s Nick Noonan and Amy Heidemann.
Photo By: Tori Thomas | Photographer

Entertainment Unlimited (EU) spent approximately $100,000 to make this year’s Ferris Fest a success.

Ferris Fest, an annual spring concert put on by Entertainment Unlimited, took place from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 at the Frank Karas West Intramural Fields. The concert headliners were Reel Big Fish and Karmin. (more…)

 
 

Finance Division Allocates Large Funds

SG branch holds last meeting, distributes thousands of dollars

by Published: Apr 30, 2014

The finance division allocated more than $80,000 for events and travel for Ferris registered student organizations at their last meeting of the school year.

Club sports were approved an allocation of $50,000 at the finance division meeting on April 24.

“Funding from the student activity fund helps us encourage the growth and development of the club sports program by giving us the funds to promote the program nationwide,” said upcoming Vice President of Club Sports Council Brianna Slager. (more…)

 
 
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Election Results In

Kalinowski wins, voter involvement increases

by Published: Apr 23, 2014

With 181 votes, the current Ferris student government president Andrew Kalinowski has won the student government presidential election for the 2014–15 year.

“This school has done so much for me and I want to give back to Ferris State and the student body,” Kalinowski said.

Kalinowski ran against Ferris Administrative Assistant Amanda Jewell for the 2014–15 presidential election. Jewell came in behind Kalinowski with 86 votes. (more…)

 
 

Take Back the Night

Ferris social work association hosts sexual abuse speaker

by Published: Apr 23, 2014

From a child sex abuse victim to an author and activist, Nicole Braddock Bromley spoke to Ferris students about sexual abuse.

“I was a victim of child sexual abuse,” Bromley said.

The Ferris social work association hosted Bromley for “Take Back the Night” on April 14 in Williams Auditorium. (more…)

 
 

Misidentification

An innocent man accused of a rape

by Published: Apr 23, 2014

Misidentification led to the 11-year incarceration of an innocent man.

Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton told their unlikely story of friendship that stemmed from Thompson’s misidentification of Cotton. “Picking Cotton” was an event held on April 15 in Williams Auditorium as part of the Arts and Lectures Series. (more…)

 
 

Torch News Briefs

by Published: Apr 23, 2014

Ferris Hockey coaches to speak at Sports Speaker Series event

Ferris State University’s head hockey coach, Bob Daniels, will speak about his coaching experience on April 23 at 4:30 p.m. in IRC 107 as a part of the Spring 2014 Sports Speaker Series.

Associate head coach Drew Famulak will also be at the event to talk about the success of Ferris’ hockey program. The event is free and open to the public. (more…)

 
 

Fight at Shooters Bar Sends One Subject to County Jail

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

by Published: Apr 23, 2014

Accident on Bond Circle

On April 9 at 5:05 a.m., there was a report of a two-car accident on Bond Circle.

Fraud complaint

On April 7 at 2:30 p.m., officers investigated a fraud complaint with a student’s cell phone bill. The incident appears to involve identity theft. (more…)

 
 

Student Government President Named

Student involvement increases

by Published: Apr 16, 2014

With 181 votes, the current Ferris student government president Andrew Kalinowski has won the student government presidential election for the 2014–15 year.

Kalinowski ran against Ferris Administrative Assistant Amanda Jewell for the 2014–15 presidential election. Jewell came in behind Kalinowski with 86 votes.

Kalinowski and Jewell ran as write-in candidates for the election. They both had not had two consecutive semesters in student government prior to the election so they could not be placed on the ballot. (more…)

 
 

Write-in Election

No presidential candidates will be on SG ballot

by Published: Apr 9, 2014

No one is officially running on the ballot for Ferris student government president for the 2014–15 academic school year.

The Mandate of Internal Assessment, the governing document of the internal assessment division that outlines the election guidelines, says candidates must have been in student government for two consecutive semesters prior to the election. (more…)