Sunday, June 16, 2024

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The 'privilege of protest': MSU experts discuss the accessibility of activism

Natural disasters stemming from climate change, the Israel-Hamas conflict, the overturning of Roe v. Wade and many other issues have set the stage for activist groups to fight for their views to be recognized. According to Michigan State University Sociology Professor and activist Dr. Stephen Gasteyer, social and demographic availability prevent certain people from being the activists they might aspire to be.


The last class of MSU swimming graduates, erasing the face of the varsity sport off campus

With the last class of swimmers graduating, the proof that the sport existed as a campus, varsity sport, is wiped off the face of the university.


After 30 years, MSU student returns to campus to finish degree

Tina McGinnis dropped out of MSU in 1990 to support her family after a drunk driver killed her father. For most of her adult life, when she would hear MSU's alma mater "MSU Shadows," she would cry because it reminded her of a "missed opportunity." In spring 2023 McGinnis returned to MSU to finish her degree and will graduate on Saturday, April 27.


Meet Raymond, the familiar golden retriever who frequents MSU's campus

Every once in a while, when studying at the Union or taking a walk through the north side of campus, you may be greeted by a big, friendly golden retriever and his trademark red harness. Raymond and his owner, Mike Harju, have become familiar faces for students at Michigan State University. They walk around ten miles a day and many of these excursions take place on and around campus.


Roommates: What it's like to have a third wheel in relationships

Roommates are an inevitable part of college, especially for freshmen at MSU. However, with such a small space for two or more people to live in, issues like a lack of privacy and personal space, different living habits, and communication problems can arise. But when significant others are thrown into the loop in the already cramped dorm rooms, how does it affect the dynamic between the roommates?


Movies, TV shows to look out for this summer

After a year that saw a host of iconic films such as "Barbie" and "Oppenheimer," as well as beloved TV Shows like "Abbott Elementary," "The Bear" and "The Last of Us," 2024 has some big shoes to fill. That being said, there are quite a few movies and shows releasing this summer that will hopefully meet these expectations. Here is a list of movies and TV shows to keep an eye out for this summer.