VIDEO: Coping creatively: MSU student is a songwriter for change
Henry performed her song, “America,” on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol and in front of the Sit Down, Speak Up protest on Feb. 20, among other students who read speeches and spoken-word poetry.
Three flowers for three Spartans: Michigan State Herbarium acts in remembrance
“I’ll try to arrange (the flowers) in a way that's beautiful,” collections assistant Matt Chansler said. “Because once they're dry, they hold their shape like that forever … so that people will forever know what happened.”
B/A Florist provides memorial flowers, focuses on family, community, comfort for MSU students
As the Michigan State community grieves, some are finding safety in a local flower shop.
2 students paint the Rock to honor lives lost in MSU shooting, cover pro-gun message
When Groeller heard about the new message that had been painted on the rock, her first thought that was the vigil that will be held Tuesday afternoon in front of it. "I thought to myself, 'who's gonna paint this over?'" Groller said. "And well, why not me?"
Spartans memorialize lost classmates in campus-wide vigils
Students arrived on campus on Feb. 14, 2023, bouquets in hand - but the flowers weren’t for their valentines. This Valentine’s Day there was no sense of normalcy. The streets on campus were quiet and the majority of the cars were media outlets or police vehicles. The flowers? For Brian Fraser, Alexandria Verner and Arielle Anderson, the three students who were killed, and the five unnamed students who were seriously injured, in the mass shooting at Michigan State University the night before.