A population of 36,747 undergraduates, filled with individual ideas and philosophies, is enough to make anyone’s head spin.
At the edge of campus, MSU students have looked down Michigan Avenue for years and seen the same houses, closed businesses and, at the very end of the street, the white dome of the Capitol.
When marketing senior Jeff Lough heads home to Marshall, Mich., for Thanksgiving break, one of the events he’s looking forward to the most is happening before the actual holiday occurs. “Thanksgiving eve,” a night known for its heavy bar and restaurant traffic, serves as a time for students who return home to reunite with hometown friends and catch up as the holiday season officially kicks off.
Tall hedges and decades of time separate Robert Anderson from the unfamiliar neighbors next door. The other has discarded cigarette boxes and forgotten Solo cups. Except for the occasional nighttime noise complaint, the two parties do not interact.
Not often does Mary Hennessey have to explain the concept of pasta salad to a group of people. But when seven different countries are represented in one room, even the little aspects of American culture are interesting.
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