While we understand that a worsening global pandemic isn't enough to stop some from traveling home to put down your masks, hug your loved ones and share a meal around a non-socially distanced table, we want to urge against complete dismissal of all necessary public health orders and precautions.
Let us be clear: We are not advocating for MSU to bring spring break back. But, there has to be a way to conduct spring semester that takes into account both the COVID-19 pandemic and the worsening mental health of the students.
Media literacy week gives an opportunity to discuss the structure of The State News and how we operate both as a newsroom and as a business.
While the presidential race is important, it is essential that we don’t only consider the weight of our vote in the context of the presidential election.
So for now, Rema Vassar alone has our endorsement. We believe she can bring the change we want to see in the Board of Trustees.