Thursday, June 1, 2023



MSU police social worker Maria Valayil discusses her role after mass shooting

When Maria Valayil was hired by the Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety as their police social worker in the fall of 2022, she said she had a good picture of what the job would ask of her on a day-to-day basis.Having graduated two times from MSU and working as a victim advocate in the prosecutor’s office, Valayil said she knew what her role would look like and where she would fit in the community. Despite this, however, Valayil said that no one could have expected a mass shooting would take place on the campus on a fateful February night and the impact it would have.


Michigan House Democrats condemn harmful Holocaust comparisons

State House Representatives Samantha Steckloff (D-Farmington Hills) and Noah Arbit (D-West Bloomfield), introduced a resolution on March 23 in the Michigan House to condemn the comparisons made between the common sense gun reform that has been introduced in Michigan and violence that occurred in the Holocaust. 


Muslim students share opinions, hopes for Ramadan on campus

For students living on campus, MSU provides Ramadan dining hall options. For breakfast, the dining hall provides two pre-packaged breakfast options that will be available for pickup each day during dinner service at Brody Square, South Pointe at Case, The Vista at Shaw and The Edge at Akers.