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  • Former MSU basketball player goes on drunken Twitter rant, alleges helping teammate cheat drug test during tenure

    Posted 3 hours ago

    Former Michigan State big man Garrick Sherman revealed a lot about his time in East Lansing on Wednesday through a series of drunken tweets. More »


  • Posted 3 hours ago

    Lansing resident Kelsey Ingram has worked with Great Clips for nearly five years now and with the fairly new East Lansing location for about two years, May 22. More »


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    Then-sophomore forward Garrick Sherman goes up for a shot against Bowling Green Dec. 4, 2010 at Breslin Center. Josh Radtke/The State News More »


  • Zombie survival course kicks off this summer

    Posted 4 hours ago

    MSU has a variety of elective courses for students to take, everything from wine tasting to scuba-diving. One online summer class available to students is “Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse – Disasters, Catastrophes, and Human Behavior”. More »


  • Statewide student activism organization to hold series of discussions, skill sessions on campus over the weekend

    Posted 5 hours ago

    The statewide grassroots activism organization, the Michigan Student Power Network, will be hosting a series of strategy and issues events this Friday to Sunday in Berkey Hall. The event, Michigan Student Power Convergence 2015, already has around 70 expected attendees who have registered, state organizer Ian Matchett said, though more than twice that have joined the event on Facebook. Convergence was chosen to be in East Lansing by a vote from the organization, who has affiliates on campus including MSU Students United and the Black Student Alliance.  More »


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    Packaging sophomore McKenna Nuttall works on the computer May 22 as part of the Welcome Center for the MSU Union. Wyatt Giangrande/The State News More »


  • Posted 6 hours ago

    Lansing Community College psychology sophomore Kayla Breckenridge answers the phone during her shift May 22 at Leo’s Coney Island in East Lansing. Wyatt Giangrande/The State News More »


  • Posted 6 hours ago

    Human Biology sophomore Kayla Fister fills out the board for the drink specials of the night May 22 at popular East Lansing bar Harper’s Restaurant and Brewpub. Wyatt Giangrande/The State News More »


  • Posted 6 hours ago

    Applied engineering sophomore Michelle Miotto rings up a customer May 22 purchasing some Spartan apparel at the Spartan Spirit Shop located in the MSU Union. Wyatt Giangrande/The State News More »


  • W.J. Beal Botanical Garden to revive Music in the Garden program after 18 years

    Posted 8 hours ago

    The W.J. Beal Botanical Garden will see music once again, as garden administrators and staff are reviving a Music in the Garden program that has not been active for 18 years. Starting Friday, June 5, the garden will have music during the lunch hours, with acts being primarily from the Michigan State College of Music. More »


  • East Lansing marijuana decriminalization a step backward for pot smokers

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Although the May 5 passage of the marijuana amendment to East Lansing’s city charter seemed like both a victory for those citizens in favor and a message to the state government, the new amendment could have a negative effect on East Lansing and marijuana offenders. More »


  • Pedestrians and drivers should cooperate, coexist

    Posted 19 hours ago

    By Rachel Fradette rfradette@statenews.com Living on a college campus during the busy school year makes you appreciate the peace of your suburban hometown. More »


  • Keep busy this summer while living on campus

    Posted 19 hours ago

    Jessica Steeley Jsteeley@statenews.com MSU’s campus can seem deserted in the summer, but just because there are less people doesn’t mean there’s not plenty to do around East Lansing. Though summer is a time for relaxation, students often have more downtime than they know what to do with. More »


  • Summer jobs in East Lansing: a way to save up cash, get ahead on graduation

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Summer in East Lansing is filled with fun and exciting opportunities. It might be spending a day rafting on the Red Cedar River, spending a night downtown at the bars, taking a short trip to the capital for a Lansing Lugnuts’ game and much more. However, these activities aren’t free and money can be an issue. Many students who stay in East Lansing for the summer work various summer jobs to support themselves. More »


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  • Posted 05/27/15 5:36pm

    An anonymous student grinds down marijuana in preparation to smoke it. Nearby, a pipe and smoking papers. More »


  • Humans of East Lansing

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Ingram has worked at the hair salon for more than three years. One night, she was about to close the salon when three men came out from a nearby bar. More »


  • Summer Jobs

    Posted 23 hours ago

    Many students take on a job in East Lansing over the summer as a way to make ends meet, save up for the full semesters and stay in town while taking classes. Here, one such student shares her story. More »


  • Cab driver implicated in December robbery of passenger pleads guilty

    Posted 05/27/15 1:57pm

    Brandon McLittle, the Lansing resident and former iCab taxi driver in connection with the beating and robbery of MSU student Hongda Jiang on Dec. 9, 2014, pled guilty to armed robbery Wednesday morning. More »


  • Posted 05/27/15 2:33pm

    Brandon Deval McLittle stands before Judge Clinton Canady III on May 27 at the Veterans Memorial Courthouse in Lansing. Asha Johnson/The State News More »




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