The hope is that the project will turn the barrier into a gateway, said Lori Mullins, the community and economic development administrator for the City of East Lansing. The improved image will hopefully draw further investment to the region.
1,300 participants from 450 families from all around the country traveled to campus this week to live, play and learn together this week.
The celebrated East Lansing pastor of 13 years is picking up in North Carolina to pastor and teach in a seminary.
Two events in Lansing last Saturday brought to light disagreements over Sharia and treatment of Muslims in Michigan. But while groups involved expressed a desire for dialogue, little effort has been made to reach across the aisle.
Two events in Lansing this weekend — a march against Sharia law and a show of solidarity against Islamophobia — bring the debate over Islam’s place in America to the center of the local political scene.