We, as MSU students and journalists, have seen where the board’s priorities lie. By running to the press with rumors and creating this avoidable chaos, our elected officials have proven they’re not in a place to make any sort of decision about MSU administration. The board needs to hold a public meeting to sort this out transparently.
We’ve re-evaluated housing, tuition freezes, in-person classes, mask requirements and more as we emerge on the other side of the pandemic. Now, it's time to re-evaluate and reinstate the swim and dive team as a varsity sport.
Representation is only the first step down a long path to ensuring racial justice and equity in the United States; nationally and locally.