By Torch Staff

The Rock, one of Ferris State’s dining facilities and most frequented places on campus by students and the community alike.

Dining services praised

Ferris ranks high in campus dining College students are engaged in a fast-paced environment and staying properly nourished is essential. Users on Niche.com gave Ferris’s dining services a B+, ranking the university fifth out of 33...
Information provided by The Project on Student Debt, all data from 2012.

Student debt hits home

Bulldogs shoulder above average student loan debt Aside from mortgages, America’s $1.2 trillion in student loan debt is higher than any other type of consumer debt. Student loans can put huge economic stress on college graduates eager...
Beloved Bulldog super-fan passed away on July,19th 2014 in Barryton Michigan.

Devout Bulldog fan passes away

Ferris State losses one of its greatest supporters in super-fan Richie Hillman Over the summer, the Bulldog athletic family lost one of their biggest supporters and most passionate fans in Richard “Richie” Hillman. Hillman passed away peacefully in an adult foster care...
Screenshot of twitters newsfeed and the social movement that millions have contributed that started behind the death of Michael Brown.

Ferguson and twitter activism

The very real power of twitter in a very terrifying situation As of writing this, my last week of internet activity has been awash in Ferguson, MO. What began with death of Michael Brown – an unarmed, college-bound black youth shot...
Students should look into group or one on one counseling to deal with the stress of college.
Do not be ashamed of your emotions and bottle them up look for help if you need it.

Real talk

Why it’s important to talk about what you’re going through Fall Out Boy wasn’t too far off when they said “we are like young volcanoes.” Let’s be real, we all know that when placed under too much pressure, we tend...

Bulldog adventures

Ferris students open up about their adventures abroad Ferris offers many chances for its students to experience life bigger than Big Rapids. Alex Finta and Melanie Lobsinger took complete advantage of those opportunities this summer and lived to...
Head coach Tony Annese walks team through one of many pre-season practices as Ferris State prepares for upcoming 2014 football season.

Gearing up to throw down

Bulldogs football prepare for a run at the 2014 GLIAC Title With football season just around the corner, the Ferris State football team looks to make improvements upon an 8-3 record from a year ago and make a run at the...

A fresh perspective

Incoming bulldogs share their fears, excitement, and expectations The beginning of anything new in life can be tough. You obtain a new home, unfamiliar surroundings, and fresh faces of complete strangers. Add 9:00 a.m. classes into that equation...