News Briefs

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Coffeehouse

A drop-in Coffeehouse will be held in the LGBTQ+ Resource Center 4 — 6 p.m. on Wednesdays starting Nov. 28. Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be available and the new coordinator, Sarah Doherty will be in attendance as well. For more information, contact Doherty at (231) 591-2658 or

Marijuana is Legal — What Now?

Michigan cannabis activists Rick Thompson and Jamie Lowell will be speaking on campus about the process of legalizing marijuana 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. They will discuss when it will become legal, the details of the legislation and the future of the marijuana industry in Michigan. For more information, contact Monica Pittiglio at pittigm@ferris. edu.

Five star speaker: David Wheeler

Attend the five star speaker event where David Wheeler will be sharing his story of tragedy when his son, Ben, was killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting Dec. 14, 2012. Wheeler and his wife started Ben’s Lighthouse, an organization for children’s support in Newtown and other communities affected by trauma. The event will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in University Center 202. For more information, contact Entertainment Unlimited at

Cookie walk

Join St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in their 32nd Cookie Walk fundraiser 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. They will be selling home- baked cookies, Rada Cutlery, Corn Broom and Manna Pantry Soups at the church located at 323 S. State St. For more information, email standrewsbr@