Thursday, February 9, 2023

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Students pledge to be allies

PRISM, a residence hall caucus group for lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgendered students living in South Complex, hopes to make allies of LBGT students more visible in residence halls. The group has initiated an Ally Sign campaign outside of cafeterias in South Complex halls.

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Harvard biology professor to speak in lecture series

Ruth Hubbard, a Harvard University professor emerita, will be visiting MSU on Thursday night. Hubbard, the first woman to be awarded a tenured biology professor position at the university, will be lecturing on “How the Genome Became the Book of Life.” The speech will be the third of five McPherson Professorship lectures - a series that MSUPresident M.

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Police release composites of suspects in Gunson Street stabbing

East Lansing police officials released composites of two male suspects Monday that are wanted in the stabbing of a 22-year-old student.Eric Miller, a criminal justice and psychology senior, was stabbed twice in the back while attending a house party on the 100 block of Gunson Street at about 1:15 a.m.

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Stamp prices to rise by one cent

By JOHN HEILPRIN The Associated Press WASHINGTON - For the second time in as many years, Americans are being asked to spend a penny more to mail a letter. First-class stamps will cost 34 cents and other postal service rates will increase, but 20-cent postcards will remain unchanged.

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Campus celebrates global education

This week and through Sunday, MSU will be joining with institutions and organizations across the country to highlight global and international education.International Education Week is intended to unite universities across the nation in the study of the global learning experience.MSU is already a leader in international education, said Dawn Pysarchik, associate dean of International Studies and Programs.

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Shaw residents expect move

All halls are usually equal when it comes to finding on-campus housing, but this year, Shaw Hall residents will find themselves first in line.Students planning to live in residence halls next fall need to begin choosing their new room, while Shaw Hall residents will have to a pick a new hall as well.University Housing has been informing students about the room assignment process with its Hall for Fall 2001 program.

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New ASMSU chief ready for change

As soon as he was confirmed to be ASMSU’s chief of staff last Tuesday, Nimri Niemchak wanted to loosen the collar on his new position.But the undergraduate student government’s decision to appoint Niemchak was not official right away.

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Greek elections to take place

Wednesday evening at 6 p.m., the Union will host the greek system’s annual Interfraternity and Panhellenic Council elections.Fraternity elections will take place in the Union Gold Rooms A and B and sorority elections will be held in the Union Parlors B and C.Panhellenic president Tiffany Finlan said it’s a responsibility not to be taken lightly.“It’s important to select a strong individual who will be able to carry on the responsibility of such a large organization,” Finlan said.

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Housing, skate parks top council agenda

East Lansing City Council members will discuss a downtown housing study and the possible construction of skate parks in the Lansing area at their city council work session tonight. The Downtown Housing Market Study will be a 60-day project that begins Dec.

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Byrum may want recount

As the entire nation waits anxiously for the final tally in the presidential race, some Michigan voters may find themselves waiting to find out who is going to represent them in Congress for the upcoming term.State Sens.

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Legal fraternity initiates new members, resumes activity

Friday evening in the Moot Courtroom of the MSU-Detroit College of Law Building, 43 MSU students were initiated into the pre-law fraternity Phi Alpha Delta. The fraternity, open to students of all majors who are considering law school, had been dormant on campus for the past three years. Natalie Gonder, a Spanish and journalism sophomore, was among the students initiated into the organization. “The ceremony went really well,” Gonder said.

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Despite cold, locals trot 5K for Lung Association

Hundreds of runners and walkers of all ages took over the Turf Arena in IM Sports-West on Sunday afternoon to raise money for the American Lung Association.Participants gathered in the Turf Arena to register and warm up for the 11th annual Cold Turkey Trot, a 5K run sponsored by the American Lung Association in conjunction with Olin Health Center.

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Police, experts work to identify remains

An autopsy will be performed tomorrow on the human remains uncovered in a wooded area on Lansing’s west side early Saturday morning.MSU experts have played a crucial part in the investigation by aiding police in excavating the body, and will help with the autopsy if needed.The body was found around 9:30 a.m.