MSU's campus was biomedical laboratory science junior Nikki Touchinski’s favorite place. Nikki died unexpectedly at age 21 in Mayo Hall on March 17.
MSU’s own version of “Night of the Living Dead” takes place this week as students on campus rally to fight a zombie invasion - or rather, a harmless version of one.
Firewater Apparel Co., founded by MSU alumnus Austin Pabian, is hosting an event in coordination with #MeTooMSU to support survivors of abuse from ex-MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. The event will be held at The Rock off Farm Lane from 10a.m. to 2p.m. on April 27.
Two leadership roles at The State News will change in 2018, as they leave those positions open to application from the public.
Infractions against the liquor establishments include allegedly over-serving a patron, allowing minors into the bar with a fake ID, serving alcohol after 2:30 a.m. and allowing patrons inside the bar with an under-21 ID.
George Colburn has spent the last six years working on a documentary film about Ernest Hemingway. The film has played a huge role in his life and he has dedicated years to teaching people about who Hemingway was.
In November 2017, pro-marijuana group Let Lansing Vote sued Swope in relation to a referendum attempt to overturn the 2017 Medical Marijuana Ordinance.
Since the 1960s, Jim Higgins held season tickets for MSU football. In 1990, he opened a bar for Spartans living in the heart of Chicago. For years, he was actively involved with a branch of MSU’s alumni network, the Chicago Spartans.
Women's history at MSU starts with its first female graduate, Eva Diann Coryell, who had to adapt to men’s programming to receive her degree in agriculture in 1879, and Myrtle Craig, who was the first black woman to graduate from MSU in 1907. She was handed her diploma by former President Theodore Roosevelt.
The Riv will be hosting an "Oberama" event, similar to its weekly Burgerama, to celebrate the release of the seasonal beer Oberon from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on March 26.
True freshman Rayvon Foley competed March 15 at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cleveland and lost two minor decisions to seeded and experienced opponents. This came after Foley finished seventh in the Big Ten Championships. Though Bill Petoskey is no longer Foley's coach and is an adamant University of Michigan fan, he sports green-and-white in support of Foley at his matches.
Stumbling the streets of East Lansing this weekend? St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and it is a wonderful reason for Spartan's to break out the colors green and white. East Lansing's local hot spots will be sharing their lucky deals this week through St. Patrick’s Day. The State News has compiled a list of discounts for the occasion.