Michigan State University Health Sciences will partner with Henry Ford Health and the Gilbert Family Foundation in a nearly $400 million effort to cure a rare genetic disease and increase access to rehabilitation care in Detroit.
Days after a shooting in Jacksonville, Florida and hours after a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Michigan State Board of Education president Pamela Pugh tweeted calling gun violence a public health crisis and calling for urgent reform.
On Friday, the United States Supreme Court struck down President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan 6-3, deeming the plan unconstitutional. Neuroscience sophomore LaMonica Reeves said this decision makes it exceedingly challenging for students of color pay for college.
SB 40, sponsored by Sen. Sarah Anthony, D-Lansing, would prohibit discrimination based on hair, particularly protective or textured hairstyles often worn by Black people. The bill amends the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include hairstyles as an aspect of racial identity that cannot be discriminated against in the workplace.
The East Lansing City Council passed four resolutions recognizing the impact of the Feb. 13 mass shooting on MSU campus. The resolutions also honored first responders, mental health professionals and city staff for their efforts during and after the shooting.
Many homeless individuals in Greater Lansing have felt unsupported by the city programs that are supposed to protect them from harmful situations, such as poor housing and cycling through hotels and homeless shelters instead of finding long-term housing in their own communities.
In an investigation update of the Feb. 13 shooting on MSU's campus, the Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety said many timestamps were learned throughout the course of the investigation and were unknown by law enforcement the night of the shooting.
MSUPD released an update for the investigation into the Feb. 13 shooting on MSU's campus. The route of the shooter was given greater detail. No motive was found.
The East Lansing City Council approved measures to resolve complaints from an anonymous letter delivered to the City’s Human Resources department which accused councilmembers of conducting business unethically.
In a letter received by interim human resources Director Emily Kenney and interim city clerk Marie Wicks, an “Anonymous Public Servant” claimed Mayor Ron Bacon, Mayor Pro Tem Jessey Gregg and Councilmember Dana Watson are at fault for recent resignations from city officials.
In the event hosted by the MSU College Democrats, Williamson drew applause from the crowd for her stances on structural reform of American political and economic institutions.
While the Michigan marijuana industry has grown exponentially, the jobs and dispensaries have stayed locally grown and owned.
Among Generation Z, marijuana outranks not only alcohol but also tobacco for recreational use according to a study in New Frontier Data, a marijuana consumer research group. The study found that 69% of consumers aged 18-25 preferred cannabis products to alcohol.