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Over 130 years ago, in the fall of 1879, Dr. William James Beal started one of the longest-running experiments in the world, and it’s taking place under the feet of MSU students walking to class across campus.
The experiment’s focus was on how long the seeds of different species of weeds can lie dormant underground and still be able to grow when exposed to the proper conditions.
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio held a town hall meeting at the MSU Union Monday and answered a number of questions including his position as a candidate in the campaign on discrimination, scientific research and higher education funding.
Oregon State University history prof. Amy Koehlinger will shed some light on this often overlooked relationship in her Feb. 15 lecture event entitled “Boxing, Manhood, and Religion."
Despite the freezing weather, a crowd of students from MSU Students for Choice came together on Valentine’s Day for a march to raise awareness for the campaign "One Billion Rising."
With Islamophobia and related terrorist attacks occurring across the world, members of the Lansing area clergy have come together to issue a statement of solidarity with the Islamic Center of East Lansing.
Just two days away from Valentine’s Day, MSU is celebrating a different holiday — its birthday.
MSU police are reporting three instances of larceny on campus, Capt. Doug Monette said. Monette said it is imperative for students to secure their belongings in lockers when they exercise or play sports and to lock their doors.
Student organization Turning Point USA hosted a debate Wednesday night pitting authoritative government ideals against free market solutions, or socialism vs. capitalism.
With the presidential primaries right around the corner and the elections coming up at the end of the year, voting has been on many students’ minds.However, some students find the voter registration process confusing or too inconvenient. Many students might not be aware what the elections are for.
Led by executive director of MSU Hillel Cindy Hughey, professor emeritus Ken Waltzer, associate professor and director of the Jewish Studies program Yael Aronoff and Office of Institutional Equity investigator Mwanaisha Sims, the forum held Tuesday night touched on concerns related to rising anti-Semitism across college campuses nationwide and the response that should be taken by MSU's Jewish community.
The primary elections indicate who will be appointed the delegates of the Democrat and Republican parties for the upcoming presidential election. Michigan’s primary election will take place on March 8. The polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
For computer science students, a group known as the Spartan Hackers meets every Tuesday for workshops to learn skills to help them be successful in the working world.
Reports of the Zika virus’ spread across Latin America have been met with urgent warnings from the World Health Organization, or WHO, and other global health institutions. Confirmed cases of Zika virus have been found in Texas, in the state of Georgia and Spain, galvanizing concern about the effects of the virus on pregnant women and driving support for further research.For international students from Latin America, where the outbreak originated, the response has been less panicked.
The first female drum major and one of the men who played Sparty, fell in love in their college years and are now married, raising two Spartan fan children.
On Tuesday night, a number of faculty members were recognized at the annual All-University Awards Convocation.
This past week, the Graduate Employees Union, or GEU, released a petition asking current Vice President for Student Affairs and Services Denise Maybank to be more transparent in her decision making.
MSU police are reporting two instances of sexual assault on campus. The first, which reportedly occurred on Feb. 3 at about 4:30 a.m. in East Holden Hall involved a 19-year-old female student reportedly being sexually assaulted by a 19-year-old male student whom the victim knows.
At about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday night, MSU police report an armed robbery committed at North Case Hall.
President Lou Anna K. Simon discussed campus issues during her first live stream conversational State of the University Address.