At around 7 p.m., the Michigan State University Union was evacuated after steam discharge from the building's upper areas became excessive. MSU Deputy Spokesperson Dan Olsen said there was no fire, but rather an optical illusion caused by steam, leading many to believe that there was. Olsen said the issue has been resolved and the Union reopened.
After a long anticipated wait by her fans, singer-songwriter Oliva Rodrigo returned to stardom with the release of her sophomore album “Guts," which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and showcased hits like "Vampire" and "bad idea right?". Admist the album's growing popularity, however, heated controversy has arisen on social media as users accuse Rodrigo of copying song patterns and sounds from artists like Taylor Swift, Sabrina Carpenter and Miley Cyrus. With the debate trending across the internet, Michigan State University students expressed their opinions on the subject.
The MSU Museum is bringing back its themed events open to students on the first Friday of each month. Each event provides students with the opportunity to explore the MSU Museum and participate in various activities with free food and the chance to win prizes.
With MSU not having a set policy on the use of generative AI in the classroom, professors were entrusted with creating their own plans on whether to exclude or embrace the technology. “(It) requires an almost complete rethinking of how education works,” one professor said.