Torch news briefs

Farmers market open through October

The Downtown Big Rapids Farmers Market will remain open throughout October. The market, which features a variety of produce and baked goods made entirely in Michigan, is open on from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through the end of September and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays through Oct. 23. Vendors set up in the Big Rapids City Hall parking lot at 226 N. Michigan Ave.

Hockey tickets now available

The Ferris hockey team is preparing for another eventful season and tickets are now on sale. Season and single-game tickets are available at a special student price for Ferris home games. The last day to purchase season tickets is Friday, Oct. 9. For information, call the FSU athletics ticket office at 231-591-2888.

Improv Group makes return

Fans of improvisation, acting and “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” can share a laugh with the Improv Group once again this year. Ferris’ Improv Group announced weekly shows will take place on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. in University Center room 209. Students are encouraged to attend as participants or as an audience. No prior experience is required.

Open skate

This semester, students have the opportunity to hit the ice for open skate. Every Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m., open skate will take place at the Ewigleben Ice Arena with skates available to