People who have a sweet tooth can get their own piece of the pie - and choose their flavor.The Grand Traverse Pie Co., 3536 Meridian Crossing Drive in Okemos, opened its third location Saturday, bringing a taste of Traverse City to the Lansing area.Lansing has a really good market, there really arent (any pie-type stores), said Mike Busley, the stores founder and owner.
MSU President M. Peter McPherson on Monday told a crowded house of the Economic Club of Detroit - one of the major forums in the state for discussing public policy issues - that the state should look to its major research universities and hold them accountable for driving the economy.The three university presidents have worked closely together in the Life Science Corridor, McPherson told The State News.
Robin Cole was accused of involuntary manslaughter this weekend.The judgment comes after he plowed his Chevrolet Suburban into George Vanderlays Saturn Coupe on his way home from the Realto Bar and Grill where he had just watched the Spartans beat the Florida Gators in the NCAA tournament.But this decision has a twist.Robin Cole doesnt exist - well, he did.
On Wednesday evening the cool surface of Munn Ice Arena will feature brooms and tennis shoes instead of hockey sticks and ice skates.The Pi Beta Phi sorority will host its annual broomball philanthropy event from midnight to 2 a.m., in which eight fraternities and eight sororities will compete in a single-elimination tournament until a winner is crowned.
Those using a lack of transportation as an excuse to not vote are going to have to come up with a different reason.Capital Area Transportation Authority will offer free rides to and from the polls today.Anyone that has a valid voter registration card (can) show that to the driver of any route and will then get a ride free to the polls, said Sandy Draggoo, CATA executive director.
Its been three years since psychology freshman Karen King was murdered while on winter break.And on Sunday, several fraternities, sororities and athletes came to campus to remember Saginaws King - and to play some soccer.The Chi Omega sorority sponsored the first annual Karen King Chi Omega Kick Off, with 17 fraternities participating.
Putting on face paint, riding a unicycle and juggling may not seem like proper ways to get the message out about the dangers of drugs and alcohol - but Bill Ross gets the job done. The clown, juggler and professional actor will be bringing his talents to MSU today for his show, Last Call: A Sobering Look at Alcohol Abuse. The 8 p.m.
Eleven sororities competed on the gridiron of Spartan Stadium on Saturday in the annual Theta Chi powder puff football tournamentAll proceeds benefited the St.
LANSING - With election day coming, Lansing City Clerk Marilynn Slade is anticipating a slew of phone calls from residents who dont know where to vote.But that could change.Along with other changes to the city of Lansings Web site, the page for the city clerk has added a feature where residents can find their precinct location.Anybody thats registered to vote in the city of Lansing can put their street address and find where to vote, Slade said.
The campus is a bit more colorful today thanks to Olin Health Center advocates Community Action Team. The team, known as CAT chalked off smoke-free areas around campus buildings Sunday, with slogans such as Fresh Air is the Best Air, Clean Air Zone and Lungs at Work. Smokers are asked not to smoke within a 30-foot arc of the entrance into any campus building.
LANSING - Michigan college students involved with activism and advocacy attended a summit at the state Capitol on Saturday.About 50 students attended the American Civil Liberties Unions second annual Michigan summit - a gathering to inform students of the ACLUs purpose and establish networks between members.Much more important than the quantity of students there was the broad contacts made, said Aaron Allen, president of the MSU ACLU chapter.