We can’t wait to walk across the stage next week, proudly wearing our State News stoles. We can’t wait to see the finale of our college careers as student journalists. We can’t wait to think about SNews and smile at the memories we’ve formed.
They’ve weathered a pandemic, a presidential resignation and all of the implications of a horrific tragedy on their campus. That last point, in particular, will follow them for the rest of their lives. MSU seniors are entering the world as mass shooting survivors — a fact that many haven’t necessarily wrapped their heads around.
In the coming years, we will look back on our time at MSU and know that we are vastly different people because of it. Our time spent bringing you the news might be coming to an end, but there are countless talented student journalists behind us that will keep MSU informed forever.
The team is off to the Big Ten Tournament where they are set to compete as a No. 7 seed against Purdue in Bloomington, Indiana at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 27.