Sunday, June 16, 2024

Life | Students


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.


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?


How MSU students perceive dating rules in the age of social media trends

On social media, the trend of personal dating rules has been circulating around, where users write down their personal "make or break" dating rules on the "Notes" app on Apple's iPhones, take a screenshot, record themselves explaining each rule, and upload to social media. But how do these rules actually affect relationships and do people actually agree with the rules shown?


Is AI art a friend or foe? MSU students and faculty reflect

With a few keystrokes and the click of a button, Generative Artificial Intelligence can be used for a plethora of things, including creating “art.” This poses many concerns for artists, especially those who make their living in artistic fields of work. Many artists fear that generative AI is threatening their job security and making them “replaceable” in the eyes of employers.