Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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SOCIAL JUSTICE

MSU student groups hold menstrual product drive for Gaza

Students United for Palestinian Rights, or SUPR, Arab Cultural Society, or ACS, and Planned Parenthood Generation Action, or PPGA, have partnered to hold a Menstrual Product Drive for Gaza until Feb. 6 in room 206 at the Michigan State University International Center. The drive is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Students talk Oscar nominations, award show culture

With the recent release of 2023 Oscar nominations, the Academy Awards have made their way back into trending topics. And although award shows typically don't have dull moments when it comes to controversy, this year's round of film awards have stirred up discussions surrounding awareness and sexism within the entertainment industry. 

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

MSU Comic Forum explores perspectives, personal stories through comic art

The Michigan State University Comic Forum transformed the university library’s third floor into a hub for comic enthusiasts, artists and scholars on during its 15th triennial convention on Saturday. From watercolor paintings with pens and paintbrushes to digital creations with a mouse, each artist had their own distinctive styles while staying true to one common theme: using art as a creative outlet.

MICHIGAN

FAFSA recipients must wait until April for financial aid following delay

The U.S. Department of Education announced that Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FASFA, packages will be delayed until April. The delay is to fix a $1.8 billion mistake that could potentially have harmed low-income students' packages. The department's mathematic formula incorrectly overestimated the annual income of low-income students' households, meaning they would earn less than what they need in financial aid as a result of this error. 

MSU

MSU board approves campus infrastructure changes

Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees approved several agenda items that revise existing university policies and make changes to university infrastructure. That includes leasing two buildings on Hagadorn Road, renovating the packaging building and Campbell Hall, and revising a policy on how the university names buildings and facilities.