Monthly Archives: June 2016


Orlando shooting hits MSU’s LGBT community with shock

Late Sunday morning on June 12, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer went live a few blocks from Pulse nightclub – the number of bodies had doubled – 49 people were dead. When the gunfire stopped the night before, the shooting became the worst in United States history. Shocked by the news, reactions and condolences began to poor [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:48:43+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|State News|0 Comments

ASMSU and COGS: We won’t live in fear after Orlando shooting

In the early hours on Sunday morning, an act of violence against the LGBTQ community in Orlando, Florida sent shockwaves across the country. As students, we are taught to: be bold and prepare for engagement in a world wrought with uncertainty, to be centered and steadfast in times when understanding is not a possibility, and to be measured in our [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:48:43+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Press Release|0 Comments

MSU raises tuition for seventh consecutive year

The Board of Trustees on Wednesday raised tuition by 3.7 percent for in-state undergraduates, according to 2016-2017 budget proposal. The increase remains under the state cap of 4.2 percent. Lower division, freshmen and sophomores, will see a 3.7 percent increase. Cost per credit hour will go up $16.75 with a total of $468.75 per credit hour for the [...]

By | 2016-06-23T14:50:09+00:00 June 15th, 2016|State News|0 Comments

Santavicca: It’s on us to make assault victims feel safe

Let’s face it: reporting a case of sexual assault only becomes more challenging when those who should be supportive of a survivor are only pushing them into corners of guilt and fault. The culprits? The immediate doubt and blameful questions pointed toward a survivor indicating nothing more than the societal and cultural insecurities of realizing [...]

By | 2016-06-23T14:49:48+00:00 June 12th, 2016|Lansing State Journal|0 Comments