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.
A controversial bill that would require Associated Students of MSU representatives to disclose intra-organizational romantic relationships to the Office of the President was a focus of debate at the Sept. 21 general assembly meeting.
The Associated Students of MSU passed bills allowing public comment and requiring the university to disclose additional student fees at their meeting on Sept. 21. The four-hour meeting also included presentations from speakers regarding sustainability and discussions of over 10 bills.
Head football coach Mel Tucker misled the Title IX investigator in his sexual misconduct case, according to a USA Today article. The phone call in question occurred during an MSU-sponsored trip, not from Tucker's home in East Lansing like he first told investigators.
Brody Hall is now the centralized location for all Brody neighborhood residents to retrieve packages. The move from several locations to just one is a result of an increase in the number of orders coming through residence halls and a decreased number of staff.