News briefs

Homecoming Comedian Marlon Wayans: See comedian Marlon Wayans perform in Williams Auditorium 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. Tickets can be purchased for $15 in the Center for Leadership, Activities and Career Services (CLACS). For more information, contact CLACS at

Homecoming Pep Rally: Kick off the weekend at the Homecoming Pep Rally 8 – 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in the University Center. For more information, contact Nick Smith at

Homecoming Parade: Celebrate your school spirit and receive candy at the Homecoming Parade noon Saturday, Sept. 28, in downtown Big Rapids. Creative oats will be driving down Michigan Avenue until 1 p.m. For more information, contact Ashley Harmison at