Spotlight is The State News' section of centerpiece stories — long-form and in-depth articles that shine a spotlight on relevant issues and people. Many of these pieces are featured on the front cover our weekly print editions.
Aiming to make the university equally accessible to all students, Michigan State offers a variety of resources and programs.
“I know being black at MSU, being a person of color at MSU, being a woman ... is very hard at this university — and this is for us. This university is for us. It wasn’t made for us, but we’re making it for us.”
Consistency on the court has been a problem all year — it’s enough to pull some teams apart, as players fight for minutes while the team struggles through close losses. The Spartans have done the exact opposite.
Shelle uses her expertise to assist her clients in training their own psychiatric service dogs – an initiative she has worked on since 2019. “To me, it’s not about making money. My clients give me a reason to be here. A purpose. It fills my soul.”
Data from Michigan State's counseling screening shows that 44% of students reported some degree of suicidal ideation within a two-week period. Through education and awareness, the community can help.
Student organization DreaMSU hosted a rally outside the Hannah Administration Building Friday to demand rights for immigrant, undocumented and DACA status students at MSU.
Homelessness is more than not having a roof over your head. One woman shares the reality of housing insecurity and how it once controlled her life