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Ellie Young is a copy editor at The State News

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The story of the 'Resilient Oak': MSU's oldest tree

What is now a severed trunk on the northeast corner of the Michigan State University Museum was once a giant, flourishing white oak tree — a “quercus alba” to be exact. The Resilient Oak Tree, thought to be the oldest tree on campus, has lived an estimated 375 to 400 years.