Torch News Briefs

Bring a Little, Taste a Little

The International Center’s potluck meal will feature “A Taste of India” and will take place Jan. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. in FLITE 438. Please bring a dish to pass. For more information, contact Shana Beisiegel at or call x2824.

5-Star Event: Jeff Havens: “How to Get Fired!”

On Jan. 28 Entertainment Unlimited presents stand-up comedian and motivational speaker Jeff Havens. “How to Get Fired!” has become one of the most popular college lectures in the country. The event will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Williams Auditorium. For more information, contact Entertainment Unlimited at or call x2610.

International Forum: Eastern Germany 20 Years After the Fall of the Wall

Ferris professor Maryanne Heidemann will discuss and show the changes of Eastern Germany in the past 20 years based on her trip to the region in 1985 and more recent trips. The event will take place on Jan. 28 from 11 to 11:50 a.m. in Starr 138. For more information, contact Maryanne Heidemann at or call x2523.

Students with Children Appreciation Event: College, Family, and Relationships

The SCHOLAR Peer Mentor Program and University College will be hosting a program of networking, resource awareness, and activities on Jan. 30 in the Rankin Center Dome Room from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Workshops include financial management, careers and parenting, relationships, and community resources. For more information, contact Karen GreenBay at or call x5034.

Auditions for the Musical “Personals”

Auditions for the spring musical “Personals” will take place Feb. 1 to 3. Open auditions, no experience necessary. Anyone interested should contact Katherine La Pietra at or call x2108 to sign up for an audition time.

OMSS Black History Month 2010: Ghosts of Rwanda

On Feb. 2 the Office of Multicultural Student Services presents the documentary and discussion “Ghosts of Rwanda.” The event will take place in IRC 120 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Michael Wade at or call x5029.

Ryanhood Performance (Coffee Shop)

Entertainment Unlimited presents Ryanhood on Feb. 2 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Rankin Center Dome Room. Ryanhood is a one-part comedic exchange and one-part music ensemble comprised of Ryan Green and Cameron Hood. For more information, contact Entertainment Unlimited at or call x2610. ν