After an eight-year journey, Brittany Slater walked across the stage to receive her college diploma. Her 2-year-old son, Logan Crowell, donned his own cap and gown as she received her diploma with him in her arms.
On Friday, graduating MSU students will enter the Breslin Student Events Center, receive their respective diplomas and approach the university president for a congratulatory handshake. However, one doctoral student plans to skip that last part of the graduation routine.
With graduation caps in hand and friends and family in tow, many graduates will be trying to squeeze their entourages into a restaurant after their ceremonies. Though there are many places to get a meal around campus, space at popular restaurants on Grand River Avenue may be limited. Opt to try restaurants on this list. They're located away from the main buzz of campus.
Editor-in-Chief Rachel Fradette has experienced a full academic year of managing the newsroom at The State News. She sat down for a conversation with Claire Moore — the incoming Editor-in-Chief for the summer — on what she has learned in the leadership role and what advice she has to offer.
Next week, the class of 2018 crosses the stage to receive their diplomas. This semester has been the semester of shadows shifting, stories coming forward and the university being exposed under the watchful eye of the public.
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.