By Lindsey Hogan, Ferris State Torch

Students gather on Top Taggart field with blue lights in hand to show their support during Autism Awareness month.Photo By: Tori Thomas | Photographer

Light it up blue

Ferris students participate in Autism Awareness Month Ferris students gathered in Top Taggart Field to “light it up blue” for Autism Speaks as a part of Autism Awareness Month. The “Light It Up – Autism Awareness” event...

Gold Mind Conference

Keynote speaker discussed the importance of Greek life and professionalism Keynote speaker and author of “The Divine Nine” Lawrence Ross visited Ferris to discuss the importance of professionalism and Greek life after graduation. Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Pi and...

45 years of service

Ferris faculty member recognized for long-term devotion One Ferris faculty member was recognized for 45 years of service at Ferris. Research and Instruction FLITE Librarian Ann Breitenwischer has been a part of the Ferris community for 45...

In with the new

Section editors announced for 2014-15 school year Ferris sophomore journalism major Harrison Watt was announced as Editor-in-Chief of the Torch for the 2014-15 school year. Watt recently decided who will help him as section editors for the...

Helping Hands

Students volunteer at 230 homes Ferris State students bridged the gap between themselves and the citizens of Big Rapids by participating in the BIG Event. Students gathered at Top Taggart Field at 9 a.m. on...

Moving forward

Plans for the future of Ferris addressed at State of the University Many faces of the university came together to discuss the future of Ferris. “We will continue to create committees and communication that increases collaboration and provide the student body with...

Slavery still exists today

Festival to bring awareness to human trafficking It is estimated that 21 to 30 million people are in slavery today, according to freetheslaves.net. Ferris registered student organization FSUbuntu is partnering with The No Project for the Anti-Slavery...
Local businesses offer t-shirts, blankets and other items as part of the Tribute to Women Expo. A discussion panel was held about women and gender roles in the work place.Photo By: Tori Thomas| Photographer

Gender in careers

Tribute to Women Expo empowers women in the workforce Gender can sometimes affect a person’s career choice. As a part of the Tribute to Women Expo held from 6-9 p.m. on March 25 in the IRC, a “Professional Women...