Monday, January 25, 2021

Welcome Week

CITY

MSU off-campus students react to the shift to online learning

"In actuality, MSU doesn’t have any sort of obligation to help us," Chase Maples said. "We are the ones who signed contracts, right, we are the ones who signed the leases. But on the other hand, we also had signed that not expecting there was going to be a global pandemic, expecting that we were going to be going to go to school full-time with in person teaching."

CAMPUS

MSU welcomes class of 2024 at this year's virtual convocation

"My hope is that this class of 2024 will be remembered as the class that overcame," ASMSU President Abii-Tah Bih said. "My hope for this class is to remember that this Spartan nation is not just the sum of its parts. Instead, we are a true melting pot. We defy all hints of defeat, and we commit to uplift each other." 

CAMPUS

A guide to going Greek at MSU

If you’re new to MSU’s community, joining a Greek letter organization can be an easy way to meet new friends and quickly get outside of your social comfort zone. 

FEATURES

From Holland to the MSU field hockey team

Since the 1980 Moscow Olympic games, the Netherlands have medaled at all but two games, including three gold. Many of the country’s rising stars come to the United States to continue playing while also obtaining an education.

CITY

The State News taste-tests East Lansing coffee

The State News tried coffees from five different locations near our office on Grand River Avenue and scored them on a scale from one to 10 based entirely on flavor, without knowing which coffee came from where. Here are the results of our test.