Over the past weekend, MSU has gained a new fraternity on campus. Zeta Psi Fraternity Inc. chartered its 52nd active chapter, the Zeta Tau chapter here at MSU. The fraternity prides itself on going to some of the best schools in the world and creating a network of well-rounded brothers. Tyler Boisvert, the director of operations for Zeta Tau, talked about the purpose of the charter banquet. “The idea of the event at the very beginning is always to celebrate a group of young men taking the endeavors on a chapter,” Boisvert said.
Social media apps such as Facebook and Twitter have changed the way that society as we know it has communicated with one another.
As Christmas is approaching fast, buying crochet or knitted products may seem like a great gift idea for a loved one with the cold weather approaching. Serenity Tyll, animal science sophomore has made an etsy store by selling homemade knit products on her website. She began knitting at a young age and decided to turn her talent into a profitable way to help pay for her education.
As the worlds top predator, sharks play a huge part in our ecosystem. Humans cannot live without sharks and should not fear them or view them as a threat. The MSU Shark Club has made it their duty to spread awareness about sharks.
On Friday, Nov. 13, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. hosted their 14th annual Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant. The Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant is designed to recognize outstanding women in the MSU community. The theme for this year's pageant was focused around the 1920s women's liberation movement. Six contestants were able to showcase their background stories and talents for the audience. Contestants were able to win awards for categories such as Miss Black, Miss Gold, Miss Congeniality, Miss Talent and the overall winner, Miss Black and Gold. Communications junior Makaila Marshall stole the hearts of the audience members with her story and was crowned the overall winner. From being bullied in the past, to her battle with depression and the love for her older brother with autism, audience members were able to get a glimpse of her life. After winning, Marshall said she wants her story to inspire other women of color on campus. “I believe that as black women, we need to share our story,” Marshall said.