Last week was a whirlwind for political news. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key section of the Voting Rights Act. Later that same day, a female Texas senator made headlines with a nearly 12-hour filibuster against abortion restrictions. And just a few hours after that, the Supreme Court returned to the spotlight with some opinions that were certainly at least small victories for gay marriage advocates. And all of that happened before noon on Wednesday.
Only one thought occurred to me when Morrill Hall caught fire: You sneaky bastard, Morrill.
Keep studying for those finals, Spartans. The end of the world isn’t going to make your grades go away.
The Michigan Legislature barreled through a controversial right-to-work bill Thursday afternoon, forging ahead while hundreds of protesters gathered in opposition just a few feet from the legislators.
MSU alumna Julie Zimmerman’s job search has been ripe with frustration. Since graduating in May, Zimmerman has been on almost a dozen job interviews and heard nothing back, leaving her discouraged about beginning her career. “Looking for a job in itself is a full-time job,” she said.
- Mitt Romney sightings, meeting with Obama generate social media buzz
- UN votes to recognize Palestine as nonmember observer state
- Snyder pushes for additional bridge crossing to Canada
- Obama, family preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving along with millions of Americans
- Affair of Gen. David Petraeus unraveled quickly; impact still to be determined
- Drone strike kills three in Yemen
- MSU expert: Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy unlikely to impact election
- Online voting available in New Jersey; practice not common in U.S.
- Axelrod vows to shave mustache if Obama loses Michigan
- Obama senior campaign adviser takes on daring Election Day bet
- Campaigns focusing on Michigan as election draws nearer
- Presidential candidates, Michigan legislature wary of Iran
- Polls show Democrats leading in early voting, Republicans making improvements over 2008 performance
- Are you ready to vote?
- Viewership drops in third presidential debate
- Third-party candidates square off in debate
- Obama improves in second debate
- State of State survey shows Obama leading Romney, increased approval ratings for Snyder
- Gov. Rick Snyder brought up during leaked Romney video
- Leaked footage casts Romney as elitist; media and critics react