Laker Life Briefs 11/7

Sabrina Edwards, Laker Life Editor

Make a DIY stress ball

Students who’re interested in making their own stress balls can now do that with the Frederik Meijer Honors College Student Council. On Monday Nov. 8 from 7-8 p.m. those who are interested can go to Niemeyer to make their free stress balls. There will also be information from the Wellness Information peer educators. FMHC is also hosting multiple study and snack sessions giving students a place to study and get some free food while they do so. The first event will be Nov. 1o from 7-8 p.m. in the Holton Hooker Living Center.

Get help with resumes

On Monday Nov. 8 from 8-9 p.m. the Career Center will be holding a virtual session to aid students with the cover pages and resumes. They will be giving a presentation on what is acceptable to include on resumes for when students go to a more professional setting. This event is in partnership with Pre-Students of the Osteopathic Medicine Association. If students have more specific questions they can contact the Career Center or professors in their majors. The link to the online session is available at LakerLink.

Freud’s Family Feud night

Psychology professors and Psych Friends peer mentors will be facing off in a Family Feud on Tuesday Nov. 9 from 6-9 p.m. This will be held in Henry Hall in the Loutit Lecture Hall. Students will be able to watch their professors compete against their peer mentors in a live game of psychology-based Family Feud. Both psychology students and faculty are welcome to attend.

Donate blood with Red Cross

The American Red Cross Club is hosting a blood drive Wednesday Nov. 10 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The blood drive will be taking place in the Holton Hooker Multipurpose room. All blood donated will help the greater Grand Rapids community. Those who are interested in donating are being asked to sign up beforehand. The link to sign up is available via LakerLink.

Help donate to Hunger For Homelessness

On Wednesday Nov. 10 Hunger For Homelessness is partnering with Applebees to help fundraise for their group. Applebees will be donating 20% of all of their take-out and dine-in purchases to HFH. Those attending that are a part of the fundraising just need to inform their servers that they are dining on behalf of HFH. The fundraiser will take place at the Applebees on Lake Michigan Dr from 4-9 p.m. All of the proceeds will go back to HFH so they can continue to work to help those in the community who are dealing with food insecurity or homelessness.