Tuesday, October 19, 2021

News

CITY

Whitmer signs state budget, vetoes anti-mask and anti-abortion measures

The 2022 state budget sees the distribution of several previously enacted social and educational programs, including the yearly education budget passed earlier this year and Futures for Frontliners, a program that provides tuition free community college to certain essential workers who worked during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

CITY

East Lansing City Council Candidates: Ron Bacon

Having been selected to the East Lansing City Council following the resignation of two former councilmembers, Ron Bacon cites infrastructure and housing as his priorities should he be reelected to the council. He is running for a two-year term. 

CAMPUS

Botanical garden director Frank Telewski retires after 28 years

Frank Telewski, director of W.J. Beal Botanical Garden and plant biology professor, will be retiring in October 2021. In just under 30 years, Telewski has heavily impacted MSU's plant life through MSU Shadows, leading the legacy of the Beal Seed Experiment and saving several patches of trees throughout campus.