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  • Student organizations educate peers about different cultures

    Posted 5 hours ago

    MSU is home to an abundance of religions, ethnicities and cultures. Some students are doing all they can to promote their customs. More »


  • Posted 11 hours ago

    Students do Bhangra dance March 28, 2015, during the 25th anniversary of Satrang, put on by the Coalition of Indian Undergraduate Students at Wharton Center. The event is the largest student-run show on campus and involves several groups showcasing Indian culture through dance and music. Allyson Telgenhof/The State News. More »


  • With addition of sushi to Combo-X-Change, workers prepare food long into night

    Posted 03/26/15 8:21pm

    Amid the silence of the MSU corporate test kitchen on the upper floor of McDonel Hall near midnight, five workers continue a process that will last long until daybreak. More »


  • MSU football: Five things to watch during spring practice

    Posted 7 hours ago

    As the MSU football program heads into its second official week of spring practice, plenty of buoyancy and confidence rides behind an upcoming season filled with inflated expectations and uncertainty leave the team asking themselves a few questions before the spring game at Spartan Stadium on April 25.  Coming off of a miraculous Cotton Bowl victory over Baylor last season and winning their first Rose Bowl title in over 20 years back in 2014, the Spartans come into spring with a loaded senior class, led by quarterback Connor Cook, defensive end Shilique Calhoun and center Jack Allen.  A combined 15-1 Big Ten record in the past two seasons, with the one loss coming from the hands of eventual NCAA national champion Ohio State, MSU remains as one of the elites in the conference, but that could change if the recent issues with police, the absence of NFL draft hopefuls and the uprising of certain programs in the conference continue to be a problem once the season gets underway.  With that being said, here are five things to look out for this spring for the Spartans:  Replacing Pat Narduzzi  From 2011-2014, Pat Narduzzi was responsible for MSU becoming the only team to rank in the FBS Top 10 in total defense and rushing defense. More »


  • Softball's most recent win could provide blueprint for the rest of the season

    Posted 7 hours ago

    Sunday‚Äôs victory over Penn State might provide a blueprint for the softball team going forward on how to be successful. More »


  • Dining halls offer many cultural and religion-friendly food stations

    Posted 11 hours ago

    When one thinks of culture, many things come to mind -- music, sports, clothes -- but also food. For Michigan State, a university with over 7,000 international students, one place where this comes into play is the cafeterias. From Brody Complex to Akers Hall, many things have been done to appeal to different cultures across campus. More »


  • MSU seeks to expand other portions of international enrollment

    Posted 8 hours ago

    Admissions Associate Director of Office of Admissions Patricia Croom said that MSU is working to recruit more international students from regions less represented on campus, such as South America and Scandinavia. More »


  • Intercultural aides seek to close gaps between cultures

    Posted 8 hours ago

    Though they all agree that their job is to help and encourage students, these ICAs experience a range of challenges in their jobs. More »


  • Those arrested in Cedar Village celebration will face charges, possible expulsion from MSU

    Posted 15 hours ago

    DTN Management Co. will possibly evict any of those arrested if they are found to reside in DTN-owned apartments. More »


  • Student orgs help to keep cultural traditions alive

    Posted 10 hours ago

    The Pilipino American Student Society, better known as PASS, is a club dedicated to celebrating Filipino culture. More »


  • Latina students find sisterhood, support system in sorority

    Posted 10 hours ago

    As the first Latina sorority in the nation, Lambda Theta Alpha runs off the principles of unity, love, and respect. More »



  • Stereotypes harm campus culture and encourage discrimination

    Posted 11 hours ago

    Stereotyping, the most common and unacknowledged source of exclusion in any community, puts a label on how a person should act or live according to sex, race, personality and other identifying factors. More »


  • As end of Lent nears, students reflect on meaning

    Posted 11 hours ago

    Diet is an important part of culture. Having a restricted diet can spawn lifestyle changes or lead to adaptations in a person's day because of what they eat.  With lent wrapping up soon, the end of a 40 day voyage marks a healthier spirit among participants. More »


  • LETTER: Why I am no longer a Spartan

    Posted 11 hours ago

    So we got into the Final Four. Great. Woo-hoos and Aw Yeahs and other celebratory phrases abound. More »


  • Puzzle solution for March 31, 2015

    Posted 11 hours ago

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  • Posted 11 hours ago

    Muslims pray Aug. 10, 2006, at The Islamic Society of Greater Lansing, 920 S. Harrison, East Lansing. More »


  • Posted 11 hours ago

    Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. sisters dance March 27, 2015, during the Multicultural Greek Showcase at IM West. The girls performed to commemorate their founders and the tradition of their sorority. Kennedy Thatch/The State News More »


  • Posted 11 hours ago

    Members of the Persian Student Association perform a traditional dance March 20, 2015, at the MSU Union during the Persian Student Association's celebration of the Persian New year. Kennedy Thatch/The State News More »


  • Posted 11 hours ago

    Then-assistant head coach/defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi watches his team before the game against Notre Dame on Sept. 21, 2013, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. The Fighting Irish defeated the Spartans 17-13. More »




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