Torch News Briefs

Red Cross Blood Drive

The FSU chapter of Red Cross will be hosting its third blood drive of the semester on Nov. 11 from 12 to 5:45 p.m. in the Student Rec Center. Appointments can be made at, but walk-ins are welcome. For more information contact Emily Burley at or call x8354.

Epilepsy in Their Own Words and Seizure Smart

This event features real accounts from students, parents, and working adults with epilepsy and how it has affected their employment, relationships and day-to-day lives. This event is free, but donations will be collected and all benefits will go to the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan. This will take place on Nov. 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Rankin Center Dome Room. For more information contact Susan Richard at

Critical Encounters with Globalization Speaker

Critical Encounters with Globalization presents: Professor Lars Rensmann as he speaks on “Diversity, Cosmopolitanism, and Counter-Cosmopolitanism in the European Union.” This event will take place on Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in IRC 120. For more information contact Rebecca Sammel at or call x3073.

Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure

Ferris Theatre presents Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.” The production will take place in Williams Auditorium Nov. 12 through 14 at 8 p.m. and on Nov. 15 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $4 for students, $6 for seniors, and $8 for adults. Viewer discretion is advised due to intense dramatic situations. For more information contact Katherine La Pietra at or call x2108.

LOL J Comedy Show and Concert

On Nov. 14 Delta Sigma Theta presents the LOL J Comedy Show and Concert featuring Tone Tone, Boogie the Comedian, and DJ Kutz. This free event will take place in the Rankin Center Dome Room from 6 to 9 p.m. Mature audiences only. For more information contact Cierra Dearring at

WCCB Veterans Day Band Concert

The West Central Concert Band (WCCB) is having its annual Veterans Day Band Concert on Nov. 16 in Williams Auditorium. This free event begins at 8 p.m. For more information contact Dr. Scott Cohen at or call x2484.