Maybe the Lansing State Journal is right. Maybe Simon does need to resign. This silent attitude is all the administration knows, as we’ve seen. But as of right now, we don’t know if she’d be replaced by anyone better.
The allegations are no more. They happened.
The city and university should not feel as if they’re competing entities, one successful and the other failing. They should function as what they are: symbiont.
There’s no way around it — East Lansing is in financial stress and needs money. Generating revenue is its best solution.
East Lansing’s local government has been in the spotlight for several months now — from Country Mill Farms’ court case against the city to the income tax proposal — and the importance of a strong city council is as important as ever.