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During the interview process for a position on East Lansing City Council, Ron Bacon was unaware that the city hadn't appointed a Black council member since 1973.
Military veteran Gary Brown owns 26 homes. Well, that’s if you count his 25 bee houses.
When word of the novel coronavirus hit the states in early March, the subsequent lockdowns, mask mandates and spike in cases felt surreal.
When his internship with Under Armour was rescinded due to COVID-19 concerns, supply chain management senior Andrew Chen did not expect to discover an opportunity to help students around the world instead.
A recent MSU graduate, Zaria Phillips said she used to straighten her hair all the time. She would make sure to stay out of the sun so she could preserve some lightness in her skin and didn't indulge in Black culture. It wasn't until she was older that she realized she will always be Black and people are never going to see her as anything but that.
The State News sat down with Michigan State alumni Joseph Hrabnicky and Cory Hilton to discuss their time playing the university’s beloved mascot, Sparty. Due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the two were unable to follow the sacred, decades long tradition of proudly walking across stage and receiving their degrees while donning the shiny, green boots.
After COVID-19 closed Michigan State's doors, many students within the College of Music had to scramble to find the instruments they needed to practice at home instead of at school.
It's been a little more than a month since Michigan State's campus was operational, and students have been passing the time at home in all sorts of different ways. I don't think I'm alone in saying that I feel like I've been living the same day over and over again. I wake up around noon, grab something to eat, then I blink and all of a sudden it's 8 p.m.
With the transition to online classes causing a sudden change in students’ and professors’ daily routines, many classes have changed their end-of-semester projects to incorporate the COVID-19 pandemic.
It should be noted the type of camera or the quality of the gear does not make a photographer, but we still have our favorites to use. State News photographers are free to checkout company gear, but we also like to use our own. Below is a series of some of the gear we take on assignment, and why we like to use it.
In 1999, the meningitis outbreak hit Michigan State when a member of the marching band received a positive diagnosis.
Not too long ago, there was no Quinn XCII. Instead, there was Michigan State advertising student Mikael Temrowski.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order require students to hit pause on their social gatherings, including friend hangouts, study groups and parties.
While adjusting to the sudden switch to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and professors have realized the new learning platform poses unique difficulties across academic disciplines.
Students in Michigan State’s fiction film capstone could have let their final year conclude as a story of unfortunate events, instead they’re making it one of resiliency.
Scottie Hazelton was named Mel Tucker’s defensive coordinator at the end of February of this year, well before we knew what disaster was about to take place. Former head coach Mark Dantonio had stepped away from the program at an inopportune time to assemble a staff and now tragedy has befallen the world in the form of the COVID-19 crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused the Michigan State community to adjust to a new ‘normal' following a transition to online classes, the cancellation of sports and other big events.
For a few weeks, health and government officials have urged Michigan residents to stay at home when possible and to practice social distancing amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Sometimes, living with a roommate requires compromise. State News reporters Karly Graham and SaMya Overall wrote letters to their roommates — one from the perspective of a messy roommate and one from the perspective of a clean roommate.
Computer science senior Seth Killian said he decided he wanted to study abroad in Paris during the summer between his sophomore and junior year at Michigan State — but because his French grades in high school were poor, his parents refused to allow him to go unless he could learn to speak the language.