News Briefs

Fall Jazz Concert

Enjoy the music at the Ferris jazz band’s fall concert 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. The concert will be held in University Center Ballrooms A and
B. For more information, contact Matt Moresi at Skeleton Skurry 5K Join this creepy crawl, run or walk 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. This is the race’s sixth year and it is teaming up with the Liaison Committee for Students with Disabilities to offer its first fully accessible race. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Big Rapids City Hall, where the race will begin and end. The entry fee is $30 for preregistered participants and $35 to register the day of. All ages are welcome. Contact Maggie Walcott at (231) 591-3942 or for more information or to request special accommodations.

Resident Appreciation Tailgate

Be one of the first 500 residents or meal plan holders to receive a free long sleeve t-shirt 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Top Taggert Field
before the football game. There will be a free walking taco bar. Students must bring their student ID for access to the tailgate. For more information, contact Kara Kosloski at

Haunted House

Members of Phi Sigma Kappa will be hosting a haunted house at the Phi Sigma Kappa house at 118 Oak St. The house will be open 7 – 11:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 to Wednesday, Oct. 31. All proceeds will be donated to Area 5 Special Olympics. For more information, contact Trevor Hartley at