Each year before the MSU vs. University of Michigan football game, The State News and The Michigan Daily, the student newspaper at U-M, share columns on the rivalry.
The State News will always be here as a listening ear or a conversation starter. We will inform you of the latest news and uncover falsities of massive proportion. We will hold our institution accountable rain or shine, class or cancelled.
Spartan Marching Band Director and MSU professor John T. Madden will retire from the Spartan Marching Band and the university on Aug. 16. David Thornton, previously assistant director of bands and associate director of the Spartan Marching Band, was appointed as the new Spartan Marching Band director effective June 14.
She got a phone call from her mother-in-law. Her mother-in-law had seen an article on ex-MSU doctor Larry Nassar, the man who had treated her when she was a gymnast in MSU’s Youth Gymnastics program in the late 1990s. Her mother-in-law informed her of how Nassar was accused of sexually abusing USA Gymnastics gymnasts.
“Pics of your dress are required ... Discreetly of course,” John T. Madden, the director of the Spartan Marching Band, wrote in a text message to an MSU student on Feb. 20, 2016 at about 10:42 p.m. This information was found in documents obtained by The State News. The documents were given to The State News from a victim of sexual harassment.