LANSING - Because the needs of children grieving the loss of a parent or sibling are not often met as well they could be, officials at Eles Place are happy to be expanding to their own facility. The organization plans to move onto Sparrow Hospitals St.
LANSING - As part of the statewide celebration of Safe Communities-Safe Schools Day, the Lansing Police Department and the Michigan Education Association collected more than 300 toys during Tuesdays Violent Toy Buyback. Children were encouraged to bring in their violent toys in exchange for $10 gift certificates to be used toward the purchase of a new nonviolent toy. Items brought in ranged from action figures and violent movies to toy swords, squirt guns and archery sets. We know we wont be able to get every violent toy off the shelf, but we want to make people talk about what these toys mean, said Lansing police Lt.
It has been 17 days since Brandon DAnnunzio, a 24-year-old Livonia resident, was assaulted outside an East Lansing bar, and seven since he died at Lansings Sparrow Hospital. During a press conference at the East Lansing police station Tuesday, Brandons father, Dennis DAnnunzio, said the reward in the case has soared from the original $500 to $10,000, including a $500 donation from BW-3, 220 M.A.C.
Few know theres a place on campus for students with empty fridges and growling stomachs to go. The MSU Food Bank, a student-run volunteer organization, has been providing nourishment for needy students and their families since 1992. Before the Food Bank, we had students who bought books over buying food, said Leah Kropf, a kinesiology senior and organization president.
An unidentified man attempted to abduct a 13-year-old East Lansing middle school student Monday.The student had just exited through the north doors of MacDonald Middle School, 1601 Burcham Drive, when she was approached by a white male in his late 20s, police said.
ASMSU, the universitys undergraduate student government, is dealing with its third chief of staff resignation in less than two years. Jack Teasdale, an interdisciplinary social sciences junior, announced his intentions to leave the high-profile position during an Academic Assembly meeting last week. I thought I knew what I was doing, he said.
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, which began Monday, has made Jasmine Greenamyer a busy person. The alcohol, tobacco and other drug coordinator for Olin Health Center has been getting Greek Life, Residence Life, the Judicial Affairs Office and the Department of Police and Public Safety involved in raising awareness about alcohol use on campus.
As many Spartans watched the first two presidential debates, some felt like the most important part of the debates was missing.While the majority of Americans have already decided to back either Texas Gov.
The East Lansing City Council will discuss several issues today concerning the transfer of funds to the East Lansing Police Department for vehicle improvements. The council may approve a contract in the amount of about $248,000 to install Mobile Data Computers in 14 patrol cars.
A former national security adviser to President Carter spoke about his international relations experience and current global stability to about 180 students, faculty and area residents at the Kellogg Center on Monday. Zbigniew Brzezinski was the keynote speaker for the annual James Madison College Founders Circle luncheon.
While university students are expected to become more critical of written texts in their schooling, not as much focus is on visual texts such as illustrations or diagrams.MSU Professor Colleen Tremonte has been trying to find out why.The associate professor of writing and American culture at the James Madison College spent two weeks this summer at Californias Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning researching her question.The program acts like a center for advanced study in teaching and learning, Tremonte said.
A group of students is hoping to implement an Asian American studies program at MSU. Soh Suzuki, a studio art senior and Asian Pacific American minority aide in Snyder and Phillips halls, has been acting as a liaison between APA students and faculty and staff members.