he 75-year-old East Lansing resident and MSU alumnus often makes trips to campus to take on challengers — who are young enough to be his grandchildren — in basketball. Cummings isn’t picky when it comes to hoops. Even at his advanced age, he won’t hesitate to engage in a physically-draining game of one-on-one, designed to test mental fortitude, or even to sprint up and down the hardwood with energetic youngsters in a full court game of 5-on-5.
Richard Spencer, a white nationalist and member of the "alt-right," was denied the right to speak by MSU because of public safety concerns, drawing praise from some but disdain from others.
Ryan Warner, associate professor and chair of the Plant Sciences Recruiting Committee of the department of horticulture at MSU, has been researching stevia plants in his lab since 2010. Recently, MSU and Warner’s team received a grant of $3.2 million to fund their ongoing research of the sugar-replacement plant.
MSU Hospitality Business senior Lamont Davis knows nothing about rainforest bugs and tree species, but that didn't stop him from studying abroad in Costa Rica.
Despite her diagnosis in 2014, she joined her teammates and participated in what she thought might the last race of her rowing career. Immediately after stepping off the dock she would soon be entering herself in a much different race, against Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system.
As the holiday season begins to get into full swing, one organization local to the Lansing area is stepping up to provide for community members in need.
Thanksgiving — unlike some other holidays — is uniquely American. Sure, there’s Canadian Thanksgiving, but that’s in October. For international students at MSU, Thanksgiving is a four or five day period of wide-open time.
Can you believe October is already over? Well believe it. The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, the squirrels on campus are becoming hoarders; these are all signs of the holiday season being right around the corner and that winter is coming.
Five years after its grand opening on Nov. 10, 2012, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum has struggled to live up to visitor numbers expectations since the original prediction for the $28 million museum.
On Tuesday night, MSU fell to Duke 88-81 in basketball. With Duke being #1 in the country, that doesn’t seem like a bad loss, until you remember MSU was a close #2. The Spartans hung tough for about 75 percent of the game but faltered in the end, letting up a slew of Grayson Allen three-pointers and ultimately falling by seven points.