Playing Santa

As the weeks wind down to the holidays, the rush to find the best gifts intensifies. When it comes to gift giving, I pride myself on getting just the right presents. But, with my limited budget – hey, I’m a poor college kid – and busy schedule – hello…projects, papers and exams! – things get […]

Silent Night, Corporate Might’

The day after Thanksgiving has traditionally been the busiest shopping day of the year. Millions of people cram themselves into malls and stores across the country to start their Christmas shopping, but many activists are challenging everyone to put down their credit cards and buy nothing on November 26. Buy Nothing Day was founded in […]

Your Town: First Sunday Gallery Walk

Those chilly Sundays can get a little boring and monotonous hanging around East Lansing all day. This Sunday, why not take a drive into Lansing to Old Town for the First Sunday Gallery Walk? For over 20 years, on every first Sunday of the month, gallery owners in Old Town, Lansing, and Okemos open their […]

How To Be…a Tailgater

What would cause a typical college student who loves to party to stay in on a Friday night, get up at an ungodly hour on a Saturday and go meander aimlessly around MSU’s enormous campus? Tailgating, that’s what.[beer] “It’s the best party you can go to. It just beats everything else,” apparel and textiles senior […]