Saturday, February 24, 2024

Life

STUDENTS

MSU experts, students unbox their thoughts on Amazon reselling

Most Michigan State University students rely on online retailer giant Amazon to get essential items they need in a pinch, but more people are starting to see problems with third-party sellers, counterfeit products and increasing prices. MSU supply chain Assistant Professor Simone Peinkofer said independent retailers can create other problems for consumers.

COMMUNITY

East Lansing residents reflect on living in a college town

For many, the prospect of living in an area surrounded by college students might seem unpleasant. College campuses are known for atypical traditions like loud parties, students roaming around at late hours and jam-packed roads on game days. For East Lansing residents who don't attend Michigan State University, these instances can create distractions for their day-to-day lives. For others, however, living in a college town makes an unforgettable experience.

STUDENTS

'Girl dinner', gender and eating habits: Experts, students discuss

Small “girl dinners” thrown together from items in the fridge or pantry can create a match made in heaven for TikTok users, but some Michigan State University students and experts have concerns about the trend. MSU physiology Associate Professor Gina Leinninger believes the trend may increase the risk of developing a restrictive eating disorder.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

East Lansing turns pink for 25th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk

This past Saturday, on Oct. 14, East Lansing community members, breast cancer survivors and Michigan State University students attended the 25th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at the Michigan State Capitol. Attendees gathered in pink apparel to show support for people who are battling, surviving and thriving- or currently living with- breast cancer.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Great Lakes International Draft Horse Show returns to MSU

Last Thursday, Michigan State University hosted the first day of the Michigan Great Lakes International Horse Show and Pull at its Pavillion for Agriculture and Livestock Education. The yearly event, which ran from Thursday, Oct. 12 to Sunday, Oct. 15, attracted horse trainers, breeders, and drivers from all around the United States and Canada, and brought together around 1,200 horses to flaunt and compete. 

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

'Celebrating Jewish Identity in Music' will come to MSU's Fairchild Theatre, explore history

The Michigan State University College of Music's Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Concert Series will begin on Monday, Oct. 16. Kicking off the series is "Celebrating Jewish Identity in Music," a concert that aims to explore and honor Jewish tradition and history. Violin Professor Dmitri Berlinsky, the curator of the concert, said the performance is especially relevant in regards to the conflict between Israel and Palestine.

STUDENTS

Students discuss safety living off-campus

Many upperclassmen opt to live off campus after fulfilling the MSU two-year requirement to live on campus. The rooms tend to be larger, kitchen access is 24/7, and students live independently from residential assistants and a lofted twin XL mattress. But for some, safety is a concern when deciding to live off campus.