The MSU Latinx Film Festival hosted activist and artist Manuel Oliver, whose 17-year-old son, Joaquin Oliver, was fatally shot in 2018 at Parkland High School. Oliver performed his one-man show entitled “Guac”-- in reference to his son’s nickname– that circles around losing a child to gun violence.
MSU Chief of Police Chris Rozman was at his home the night of Feb. 13 when he first got word that there was a potential active shooter on campus. Now, first responders from the night of Feb. 13 look back at their experiences from that night.
Over the course of the 2023 fall semester, there were three cases of robbery on MSU’s campus and 202 cases of larceny–theft without force. In the city of East Lansing, there were 10 cases of robbery, 186 cases of larceny and 43 cases of vehicle theft, according to city crime logs.
MSU’s Department of Police and Public safety– or MSUDPS– issued 97,585 parking citations in 2023, bringing in $1,375,686,62 to the university. The MSU Board of Trustees approved to raise parking violation fines early this summer yet this did not deter students from committing violations.
With Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaching on Monday, Jan. 15, a variety of events on campus are commemorating and celebrating the holiday throughout the week.