By Hailey Klingel, Ferris State Torch

Unplug and unwind

FSU Unplugged allows students to display talents at Big Rapids’ Biggby   Coffee, friends, and acoustic music are all you need for a relaxing Thursday evening. FSU Unplugged is a bi-weekly event hosted by Ferris’ Music Industry Management Association (MIMA) that...
Dorthilen Taylor, Lindsey Theis, Andrea Kriz, Kate Volz, and Christina Randall, Bailey Andor handing out info about Panhellic Sorority recruitment 2014, in the IRC.

Rush and recruit

How to know if a Greek organization is right for you Ask anyone involved in Greek Life and you’re sure to get the same response—joining a fraternity or sorority was one of the best decisions of their college career.  
Students participate in helping clean up Big Rapids by volunteering for the Big Event. This event is held during spring semester.

Giving back

Volunteering is good for the resume and the heart Students who desire contributing to a greater good, opportunities for new friendship, and building their resume can take advantage of the many service options Ferris offers. The volunteering choices at...

Life as an Honors student

One Ferris student opens up about her experience in the Honors Program A scholarship to cover the extra cost of a single room, priority registration, an extremely supportive staff—what college student wouldn’t want to join a program that offers these perks? Ferris...
Every year, members of Big Rapids and Ferris are invited to experience food, dance and other traditions of the various cultures represented by the many international students at Ferris. Here a young boy learns how to use chopsticks at the China booth.Photo By: Tori Thomas | Photographer

Bringing the world to Ferris

International Student Organization seeks to connect students of different cultures Big Rapids, a small, traditional Midwest town, doesn’t offer many opportunities to interact with cultures from around the globe. However, one Ferris RSO is trying to change that. The International...