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MSU has been trying to combat the unauthorized advising that has been taking place on campus. MSU students have been targets for this unauthorized advising, which goes against university policy.Students have been receiving emails from commercial firms that encourage them to meet with “advisers” from their company.
Lawyers have filed a letter of intent to sue MSU over alleged assaults and abuse of 13 women and girls by ex-MSU faculty member and former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar, according to court documents acquired by The State News.Lawyers filed a letter in the Court of Claims as a notice of intent to file a claim, a procedural move. Potential claims included "Violations of Title IX," "Negligent failure to warn," "Negligent supervision"MSU spokesperson Jason Cody responded to the intent to file with this statement:“While we have not been served with any lawsuit and therefore are unable to comment on any potential litigation, I can tell you we take allegations of sexual abuse very seriously.
Comparative cultures and politics and Arabic senior Margaret Born and Joel Arnold, James Madison College and College of Social Science alumnus who graduated in 2015, have been selected as Mitchell Scholars.The George Mitchell Scholarship honors former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, who was influential in the peace process in Northern Ireland and serves to maintain connections between Ireland and future American leaders.
Despite the large crowd at the Rock Tuesday night, all that could be heard was the spray of paint cans as the Rock was lathered in memory of one MSU student.
MSU will participate in its largest-ever Day of Giving on Tuesday.
Students headed to late night dining at Snyder-Phillips Hall on Tuesday nights might hear the sounds of “old time” music twanging away outside The Gallery.
The attack is under active investigation by MSU police, and it is currently not known what made this specific attack more potent than others MSU has faced. Cody said he's still not at liberty to discuss details because of that and because the investigation is still ongoing.
When zoology junior Kat Magoulick first toured MSU in high school, she was not sure where she wanted to attend college.
Living in the shadows of popular majors is one major exclusive to MSU.
In 2011, assistant Penn State University football coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with 51 counts of child molestation.
The Ingham County Sheriff's office confirmed that ex-MSU faculty member Larry Nassar is in police custody following an investigation by the Michigan Attorney General.According to court records obtained by the Lansing State Journal, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's office obtained a felony warrant for arrest on three charges of first-degree sexual conduct with a person under 13, attributed to Nassar. For these charges, Nassar could face up to life in prison.
On October 28, the MSU Board of Trustees announced they were requesting a return of the state budget to 2011 levels.
The Associated Students of MSU (ASMSU) is still working on developing a Safe Rides program for students to get home safely and to take proactive measures against assaults on and off-campus. MSU is one of the few Big Ten universities that has not developed a Safe Rides program and ASMSU has been working on developing the service for almost five years.
MSU suffered a data breach exposing a database with about 400,000 records on Nov. 13, the university has confirmed.An unauthorized party accessed a university server which contains "sensitive data," according to the press release. Database contained about 400,000 records, including names, social security numbers and MSU identification numbers of some current and former students and employees.
On Thursday night, ASMSU passed five new bills at their general assembly meeting. These bills range from allocating funds for a spring concert to creating a textbook exchange program to updating ASMSU’s code of operations.
Abnormally warm temperatures have extended into mid-November. While it’s easy to blame global warming, National Weather Service meteorologist Wayne Hoepner said there are other factors at play.
On Nov. 16, a group of students met in the lobby of East Shaw Hall, dressed in MSU branded Nike gear, only to cover up the famous “Swoosh” with duct tape.
Students for Justice in Palestine, or SJP, protested the MSU Hillel event, Israel Fest: Blooming the Desert, Wednesday night at the Union.
Hurricane Matthew swept through Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016 and immediately became the biggest natural disaster and humanitarian crisis since the earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010.
Since May 2016, there has been no Greek Life Adviser at MSU, but Greek Life students are continuing to help pay for the absent advisor’s salary.