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MSU, Tucker to be sued by Brenda Tracy

Michigan State University and Mel Tucker are set to face a $75 million lawsuit from Brenda Tracy, a rape survivor and advocate who the university found to have been sexually harassed by the disgraced former coach while consulting for his team.

MSU

MSU trustee Rema Vassar resigns as board chair

Michigan State University trustee Rema Vassar has resigned from her position as board chair, according to The Detroit News. Her resignation comes two hours before a special board meeting will be held to discuss the results of a 63-page investigation into board chair impropriety that was released Wednesday. 

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MSU board chair Vassar and trustee Denno interfered in university affairs, orchestrated 'attacks' on colleagues, report says

An investigation into impropriety within the Michigan State University Board of Trustees found that board chair Rema Vassar and trustee Dennis Denno "engaged in conduct that exceeds the scope of their authority," including interfering in university investigations and lawsuits, encouraging personal attacks against Faculty Senate chair Jack Lipton and "encouraged student actions intended to embarrass and unsettle Interim President (Teresa) Woodruff."

BUSINESS

Rocket Fizz moves to downtown East Lansing

Candy and soda chain Rocket Fizz may be new to Grand River Avenue, having opened early February , but it isn’t new to the Lansing area. “This used to be in Eastwood Towne Center,” Pitsch said. “It’s been a lot busier for sure (since moving). We have twice the amount of space and … a larger variety of items, like more Japanese and European candy.”