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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

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

ASMSU prepares and recruits during summer

With the depleting number of people on campus and in East Lansing during the summer, students who choose to stay lose some resources that are regularly available during the school year. The Associated Students of Michigan State University, or ASMSU, MSU’s undergraduate student government, will have low numbers but still be present on campus, along with [...]

By | 2016-06-09T14:17:58+00:00 May 25th, 2016|News, State News|0 Comments

In wake of death of suicidal student, mental health resources on campus highlighted

With the MSU community still reeling from the recent death of French senior Patrick Kegan Cochrane, mental health expert Victor Schwartz of the New York University School of Medicine weighed in on the current state of mental health on college campuses across the country. Schwartz said mental health issues can stem from a variety of different factors, [...]

By | 2016-05-25T15:13:33+00:00 April 18th, 2016|News, State News|0 Comments

ASMSU election sees growth in voter turnout this year

The Associated Students of Michigan State University's 52nd Session has come to end, as ASMSU met for the last time Thursday night. Elections for the 53rd Session's general assembly are taking place this week. Students can vote for up to four existing or write-in candidates of their choice to represent their college at ASMSU, depending on the size [...]

By | 2016-06-09T14:21:29+00:00 April 8th, 2016|News, State News|0 Comments

Academic dishonesty a major concern to credibility of Spartan degrees

Year after year, Michigan State University prides itself on being a world-class institution. From our nationally recognized academic programs, to our consistently impressive athletic teams, Spartans set a standard. That being said, it is time we re-commit ourselves to a better standard to address widespread issues across the institution dealing with cheating and plagiarism, or plainly: academic dishonesty. >> [...]

By | 2016-05-25T15:04:40+00:00 March 15th, 2016|News, State News|0 Comments

ASMSU and RHA partner to bring fall entertainment to campus

ASMSU, MSU’s undergraduate student government, and the Residence Hall Association have officially partnered to bring fall entertainment to MSU. ASMSU has matched RHA’s contribution of $85,000 towards bringing entertainment to the university after passing Bill No. 52-17. The event has potential to reach up to 12,000 students, according to ASMSU. >> Read the entire article

By | 2016-05-25T15:05:26+00:00 October 10th, 2015|News, State News|0 Comments

Two-year-wait for counseling center director puts students’ mental health at risk

An open letter to the student body regarding mental health When it comes to health, students often think solely about their physical health and the benefits that accompany an active lifestyle. Although the importance of physical health cannot be underestimated, it is impossible to truly succeed in an academic setting if equal focus is not [...]

By | 2016-05-25T15:05:56+00:00 October 7th, 2015|News, State News|0 Comments