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  • 350 trucks, 25 hours of pouring — just a portion of FRIB's concrete

    Posted 03/04/15 11:53pm

    Construction workers at MSU’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams or FRIB, poured concrete for around 25 hours yesterday as part of the construction for the linear accelerator tunnel — a tunnel that will house rare isotopes moving as fast as half the speed of sound.  More »


  • Halftime: Women's basketball dismantling Michigan at the Big Ten tournament

    Posted 12 hours ago

    A spark that wasn't seen in the regular-season was finally discovered in the second round of the Big Ten tournament by the Spartans, who go into the locker room with a commanding 46-22 advantage over Michigan.  MSU's dominating performance began right from the start, jumping out to an early 12-4 run at the 16:37 mark, thanks to an uncontested layup by freshman Lexi Gussert underneath the basket.  Gussert, the guard, leads the team with 14 points on 5-of-5 shooting and 4-of-4 from beyond the arc. More »


  • Alumna shares story of spring break assault

    Posted 03/04/15 11:31pm

    She felt invincible. She was with close friends and vacationing for her final spring break as an undergraduate in the same place she’d been many times before. The nights were jovial celebrations, the days were relaxing. More »


  • Women's basketball blows out U-M in the Big Ten tournament 69-49

    Posted 11 hours ago

    It was exactly one month ago today when the Spartans were obliterated in East Lansing by the hands of their instate rivals by a 13 point margin, begin swept in the regular-season for the first time in over a decade.  It's always a difficult task to beat a team three times in a row, especially when that opponent is riding a three game winning streak at the conclusion of the season.  That was seen at the Sears Centre Aren on Wednesday when something finally clicked for MSU, garnering the second round victory in the Big Ten tournament over the Michigan Wolverines in dominating fashion, 69-49.  Their run towards total annihilation in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, began as early as the 16:37 mark in the first half, by jumping out to an early 12-4 advantage, thanks to an uncontested layup by freshman guard Lexi Gussert underneath the basket.  Things got worse from there, as the Spartans went on a 10-2 run that concluded with Gussert's one of one-of-four three-pointers from beyond the arc.  The freshman tied with Aerial Powers for a team-high 16 points on the afternoon. More »


  • Fueled by passion

    Posted 12 hours ago

    To be a part of club sports, members need to have drive, leadership ability and management skills. And the members of the 28 club sports at MSU are putting in the time to do what they love.  More »


  • Community comes together to raise money for late Lacey Holsworth's foundation

    Posted 13 hours ago

    Nearly a year after her death, students and residents are still trying to #LoveLikeLacey. More »


  • Tom Izzo calls win over Purdue a "character-building game"

    Posted 15 hours ago

    It was no question for Travis Trice — Wednesday night's game against Purdue was the most physical of his career. More »


  • Tom Izzo praises MSU after win against Purdue

    Posted 03/05/15 12:16am

    In a physical game that saw an injury to senior forward Branden Dawson, head coach Tom Izzo said Wednesday's win was one for the books. More »


  • Feature Photos

    Posted 09/10/14 3:37pm

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  • Club sports at MSU

    Posted 16 hours ago

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  • Club sports at MSU

    Posted 17 hours ago

    Club sports at MSU provide participants with both life experience and management skills. More »


  • MSU greek life prepares for annual Songfest competition

    Posted 14 hours ago

    Every year, fraternities and sororities across campus team up to compete in the Greek Week dance competition Songfest. More »


  • After mercury spill, East Lansing City Council discusses safety at local waste water treatment plant

    Posted 15 hours ago

    The steps to improve safety at the waste water treatment plant following a mercury spill incident was a major discussion topic during this week's City Council meeting. More »


  • Impact radio show 'The Guest List' features prominent MSU community members and their chosen playlists

    Posted 16 hours ago

    The debut episode of The Guest List aired last week, with senior guard Keenan Wetzel as the first guest talking about the premiere of his first film, "The Cager." More »


  • Much awaited TEDxMSU talk comes to fruition

    Posted 17 hours ago

    “SEX!” presenter Emily Weigel yelled out during the opening of her TEDx talk. More »



  • MSU sends seniors off with win in last game at Breslin Center

    Posted 03/05/15 1:06am

    On senior night, Travis Trice sent quite the farewell to Spartan fans, leading MSU to a 72-66 victory over Purdue. Trice was electric for MSU (20-10 overall, 11-6 Big Ten), tying his career-high of 27 points. He and fellow senior Branden Dawson returned to the starting lineup but only Trice was able to finish the game. After hitting his head and leaving the game with about eight minutes left in the first half, Dawson went to the locker room and did not return to the contest. More »


  • Posted 03/05/15 12:59am

    Head coach Tom Izzo hugs senior guard/forward Branden Dawson on Mar. 4, 2015, during the senior night celebration at the game against Purdue at Breslin Center. The Spartans defeated the Boilermakers, 72-66. Emily Nagle/The State News More »


  • Posted 03/05/15 12:59am

    Senior guard Travis Trice kisses the court floor Mar. 4, 2015, during the senior night celebration at the game against Purdue at Breslin Center. Kissing the floor at the end of the last home game is a tradition for seniors. Emily Nagle/The State News More »


  • Posted 03/05/15 12:59am

    Senior guard/forward Branden Dawson, 22, hugs junior guard Bryn Forbes, 5, on Mar. 4, 2015, during the senior night celebration at the game against Purdue at Breslin Center. The Spartans defeated the Boilermakers, 72-66. Emily Nagle/The State News More »




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