Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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CITY

E.L., students support AIDS walk

Danforth Goff was never alone during AIDS Walk Michigan-Lansing. He also wanted to ensure those with HIV and AIDS won’t feel lonely either.“We need to encourage people that there is hope, that they are not alone in this process,” said Goff, a hemophiliac who contracted HIV through tainted blood products in 1980.

CITY

Center attempts to close digital divide

At a stop in Flint on Thursday, President Bill Clinton spoke about the digital divide in America.Meanwhile, tucked in a corner of Bessey Hall, there is a center dedicated to technology and learning for students and faculty with disabilities aimed at eliminating the deficit Clinton spoke of.The Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities Assistive Technology Center uses a variety of tools, computer equipment and software to help MSU students have the best learning experience possible.The technology center, located in Suite 120 of Bessey Hall, includes software that can read aloud to students, create electronic books or enlarge print for low-vision students.A raised, talking map of campus helps blind students find their way around, and three real-time captioning specialists type out lectures and class discussions for deaf students.

CITY

Programs ranked in local law school study

MSU-Detroit College of Law ranks below Lansing’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School in a recent study ranking law schools.Using statistics from the American Bar Association, Cooley Dean Don LeDuc released the school’s third annual Program Achievement Rating study ranking U.S.

CAMPUS

U welcomes former Notre Dame president

There was more than the excitement of a legendary rivalry in the air Friday as players and fans prepared for a contest between the Spartans and the Fighting Irish.In a Kellogg Center banquet room, officials gathered to celebrate the connection between MSU and the University of Notre Dame.