News Briefs

Day of the Dead celebration

Join the Spanish Club 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, for a celebration of Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. There will be a flower making workshop, a papel picado workshop, a Calvera “Sugar Skull” painting and light refreshments at the West Campus Community Center. For more information, contact Michael Wade at 231-591-2617 or omss@

Ghost Supper

Participate in the Native American Ghost Supper 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the West Campus Community Center. The Ghost Supper is a cultural tradition where guests bring a dish to pass that was loved by someone who has passed away. There will be teachings, a feast, and a drum and song presentation. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Scott Herron at

Hidden Disablers Among Our Children

Come to an interactive seminar called Hidden Disablers Among Our Children Series: The Effects of Poverty on Children 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Founder’s Room in the University Center. The presentation will allow attendees to experience common challenges of families who live in poverty and see how family life affects children in the classroom. RSVP is required to Andrea Kitomary at

Election Day

Remember to vote at the polls where you are registered. In Michigan, the polls open 7 a.m. and close 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6.