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On Sunday, MSU students embarked on an important journey, adding a new chapter to their Spartan experience on campus. Move-in day was upon the university, and MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon was on hand to experience the event with students across campus. President Simon started roaming the campus at 8:30 a.m. and met with students, parents and Spartan student staff until 11:30 a.m. She used her time wisely.
From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, the Capital City Comic Con was held at Breslin Center. We asked some of the attendees about their experiences attending conventions and what the events mean to them.
Friday was a long-awaited day for Larry Sparkes.
This story appears in The State News 2017 Welcome Week Edition. The issue can be found on MSU's campus at various dorms and buildings. To read other Welcome Week stories, click here.
Incoming freshmen Xavier Tillman and Jaren Jackson Jr. and sophomore forward Nick Ward discuss their thoughts on the Moneyball Pro-Am, a summer league where various members of the MSU basketball team compete with athletes from all over the country.
As college students, we're always looking for ways to make our time at MSU better, and sometimes these "college hacks" can be simple. Here are 10 tips to help you make the most of your experience here at MSU.
For the past three years, MSU’s Department of Theatre has debuted original feature films made within the department at the annual Traverse City Film Festival.
Check out the sights and sounds of summer from the Greater Lansing area.
"I had so much interest in higher education, always. I'm interested in adult education, how universities work, how we finance education, who gets a chance to get education. So this was very important for me, how people decide 'this person would go to higher education and get a degree and this person would not.' This was a very important question for me.
The MSU Alumni Association hosted its 12th annual Grandparents University this week, bringing in more than 1,300 attendees from around the country.
University Reformed Church senior pastor Kevin DeYoung is leaving to lead another church after 13 years.
"I live in a co-op house, where the majority of the residents are American students. We have a house meeting every other week, where members bring up and discuss house issues in a democratic way, but it used to be one of the hardest times for me. It felt awkward and helpless when I didn’t know how to be a part of a discussion under a different cultural context. It is fun to listen to people talk, we can learn much from listening. But it felt different if the only thing I felt I could do is to listen during the entire discussion. How could I build trust and have a sense of belonging in this house if I could not even let myself present my opinions and ideas in my own home?
"A more inclusive community requires everyone’s effort. Sometimes, bridging gaps requires us to be vulnerable. We let ourselves experience new things and uncertainty. They can be challenging. The sense of uncertainty, cultural barriers, lack of inclusion and supporting system etc. are some of many challenges international students face at MSU.
"People have capacity to care, love and accept others across differences, as long as we are patient and try. In my house, we have built a strong community together despite our nationalities, races or socioeconomic status. With the foundation of loving and caring, I have felt more comfortable to share and discuss my thoughts with my housemates. I believe we can work together to build a better community."
Some visitors to Patriarche Park might notice a new art installation in the southwest corner of the grounds.
Opening day of the 2017 East Lansing Farmer’s Market, or ELFM, was on Sunday, June 4.
Spartan fans flocked to Jenison Field House Saturday morning to pick up memorabilia and discounted apparel at the alliteratively-christened Spartan Sports Sale.
Ashton Keys, an experience architecture senior, is planning on making his brand’s European debut at Paris Fashion Week.
Bled Fest, a music festival presented by Fusion Shows, took place May 27 at the Hartland Performing Arts Center in Howell, Michigan for its 13th year.
Malaria is a deadly disease that affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide each year. The majority of cases resulting in deaths are reported in Africa and a particularly hard hit area is the southeastern country of Malawi. Efforts to eradicate this disease, as well as the mosquitoes that carry it, have been ongoing for decades. Substantial progress has been made across Africa where a general decline in malaria cases has been observed.
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