News Briefs

Mental health on campus

Learn more about mental health 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in IRC 120. The Personal Counseling Center will present the services they provide and explain mental health concerns that affect college students such as anxiety, depression and eating disorders. For more information, contact Jennifer Spicer at (231) 591-5968.

Ping pong for a cause

A ping pong tournament fundraiser will be hosted at the Student Recreation Center basketball courts 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. The fundraiser aids the local food shelter and students must bring non-perishable food items or $3 to enter, and the winner will receive $20 credit to Walmart. For more information, contact Jonah Connette at

YBBW Men’s Appreciation

Join You Beautiful Black Woman (YBBW) in their annual Men’s Appreciation event 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, in the West Campus Community Center. The event will have food, games, prizes and performances, and all are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Charnice LaGrone at

Women’s Advocacy Forum Potluck

Participate in a lunchtime discussion about the Women of Color Collaborative Luncheon 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in FLITE 438 and 442. This potluck is an opportunity to network with other women on campus and share takeaways from the discussion. To RSVP, email Carrie Franklund at