Thursday, July 2, 2020

The 1909: Ex-MSU President Simon to trial, MSU President Stanley agrees to demands in light of racist incidents, EL election preview

This week after backlash from the campus community over a series of racist incidents at MSU, President Samuel Stanley agreed to meet with minority leaders on campus. An Eaton County judge ruled that former MSU President Lou Anna k Simon’s case will go to trial. In addition to covering breaking news stories like the resignation of MSU Trustee Nancy Schlichting, The State News has covered the upcoming city council election in East Lansing.

Welcome to The 1909, the podcast that takes an in-depth look at The State News' biggest stories of the week, while bringing in new perspectives from the reporters who wrote them.


The 1909 Team

Podcast coordinator: Anna Liz Nichols

Host: Haley Sinclair

Segment 1: REHS sends apology email after calling racist incident on campus a 'Halloween prank'

Guest: Sara Tidwell

Producer: Katie Kelley

Segment 2: Ex-MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon to stand trial for charges of lying to police and Search Committee to find new provost announced

Guest: Evan Jones

Producer: Haley Sinclair

Segment 3: Meet the 6 candidates running for East Lansing City Council

Guest: Lucas Day

Producer: Haley Sinclair

Recorded by: Anna Liz Nichols and Haley Sinclair

Edited by: Haley Sinclair

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