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  • BREAKING: Human remains found on southern end of campus

    Posted 3 hours ago

    Human remains found near the south end of MSU's campus Friday could be tied to a Lansing missing person case, MSU spokesman Jason Cody said. More »


  • Goodrich's Shop-Rite closes doors for final time

    Posted 07/20/14 10:49am

    Goodrich’s, located in Trowbridge Plaza, was a nearby grocery stop for MSU students. And with its international, organic and store-made offerings, the grocer catered to a variety of tastes. More »


  • Adults pursue theater passion in 'Take It From the Top' class

    Posted 07/31/14 2:11pm

    With high energy and the enthusiasm for the craft, they took to one of Wharton Center's stages to attend the workshop and expand or hone in on their performance art skills. More »


  • Report calls for indoor tanning safety

    Posted 07/31/14 4:38pm

    In a report released Tuesday, Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris Lushniak called for Americans to reduce their exposure to ultraviolet rays, whether from the sun or tanning bed, to prevent increased chances of developing the most common cancer, skin cancer, which is largely preventable.mr More »


  • Take It From The Top

    Posted 21 hours ago

    Community adults refined and expanded on their performance skills at the Take It From The Top workshop at the Wharton Center Wednesday. Broadway professionals instructed the three hour class with dance, singing and acting exercises. More »


  • Sexual assault needs to be taken seriously

    Posted 07/31/14 10:24am

    Every year during the first week at MSU there is an exchange of wisdom passed down from upperclassmen to the “newbies” that consist of freshmen and transfers. More »


  • Annual 'Meet the Spartans' event to take place August 12

    Posted 07/31/14 4:59pm

    Spartan football fans will have an opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite players on August 12 for the 12th annual "Meet the Spartans" event. More »


  • Posted 07/31/14 12:53pm

    New York City resident Skye Mattox teaches participants a choreographed routine on July 30, 2014, at the Wharton Center. This workshop for adults is one of many that the Wharton Center offers throughout the year. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • Posted 07/31/14 12:53pm

    From left, Lansing residents Andrew Gallavan and Darryn Crocker practice improv during a workshop on July 30, 2014, at the Wharton Center. The two were only allowed five improv lines to make an entire scene for their audience. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • Posted 07/31/14 12:53pm

    Hartlepool, England, resident Kieran Morris participates in an ice breaker activity at a workshop on July 30, 2014, at the Wharton Center. This ice breaker was called The Indian Chief and Morris had to guess which person in the circle was leading the group movements. Jessalyn Tamez/The State News More »


  • LETTER: continuous, unfair tuition hikes are hurting MSU students

    Posted 07/31/14 10:30am

    For the ninth consecutive year MSU has raised tuition ? shocking. MSU Students United would like to know where the line is drawn. More »


  • Living City- Hunting for ticks

    Posted 07/30/14 8:54pm

    Department of fisheries and wildlife associate professor Dr. Jean Tsao discusses her research of ticks and Lyme disease. More »


  • Summer Splash 7/30/14

    Posted 07/30/14 7:20pm

    Westphalia, Mich., resident Carlee Fox, 6, goes down a water slide during the 2014 Summer Splash event, July 30, 2014, at the East Lansing Family Aquatic Center. The event celebrates the 14th anniversary of the center. Corey Damocles/The State News More »


  • Summer Splash 2014

    Posted 07/30/14 8:54pm

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  • At East Lansing restaurant, a portrait of post-college employment

    Posted 07/30/14 11:55am

    Underemployment is on the rise in the U.S., and at Black Cat Bistro, an East Lansing restaurant, employees and MSU alumni provide insight that both affirm and deny the trend. More »


  • Posted 07/30/14 7:20pm

    Alumnus and East Lansing resident Seth Zundel prepares drinks, July 30, 2014, at Black Cat Bistro in East Lansing. Zundel graduated with a degree in English in May, 2013 and is currently a server at Black Cat Bistro. Corey Damocles/The State News More »


  • Ride-sharing app Uber comes to East Lansing

    Posted 07/30/14 12:09pm

    The company has made it possible for anyone to sign up to be a driver after passing a background check. More »


  • Lyman Briggs dean to also head College of Arts and Letters

    Posted 07/30/14 12:24pm

    After the reappointment of College of Arts and Letters former dean Karin Wurst to the provost's office, her newly vacated position is now open. More »


  • Professor works to prevent diseases through data, research

    Posted 07/30/14 4:08pm

    Department of fisheries and wildlife associate professor Dr. Jean Tsao has been on a hunt for years, but she’s not hunting for animals ? she’s hunting for Lyme disease. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi, and it is transmitted in the eastern United States by the Black-legged tick. More »


  • Summer Splash turnout decent despite weather worries

    Posted 07/30/14 2:54pm

    Wednesday's weather warmed up just in time for the More »





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