The fans were there to see Mark “Rocket” Watts, Michigan State’s freshman guard from Detroit, but it was a previous sensation that stole the show Thursday at the opening night of the Moneyball Pro-Am.
Rifiotis — the youngest member of the search committee by nearly ten years — said she knew the pressure was on her to represent the most important part of the MSU community: the students. “The first community you’re serving is the students," Rifiotis said. "Otherwise, this would just be a think tank with research and scholars."
Trustee Dianne Byrum told The State News on Friday that the board will continue to maintain attorney-client privilege, despite calls from Attorney General Dana Nessel to grant investigators access to privileged documents.
Michigan State University was awarded the 2019 "Golden Padlock" award Saturday at the annual conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) in Houston, Texas.
The defense made its case Monday in the trial of former Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine dean William Strampel. The defense called two witnesses, and Strampel waived his right to testify.