Olin Objections

My first experience at Olin Health Center was enough to scare any freshman away. After waiting for an hour and a half to get into the examination room, I was greeted by a nurse who asked me a million questions that did not seem even closely related to my sinus infection. “How would you rate […]

Geeks Not Freaks

Screech and Steve Urkel might have been on to something – being a dork is actually kind of fun. This explains why MSU has a variety of clubs for students who just can\’t get enough of traditionally \”dorky\” activities like quiz bowl competitions, student council or practicing magic. [magic] The nerdiest, most sarcastic group on […]

Civil Disappointment

Students at the University of Wisconsin have had no problem electing a student for a seat in Madison’s city council. Numerous students have been alderpersons and represented the two student districts, even including freshman. Currently two students hold positions, but many more have in the past. [student]Yet, here in East Lansing, a city home to […]

Champion for the Arts

It’s been a long time since MSU gave the arts and humanities the credit it deserves. Twenty years to be exact. But, finally, the College of Arts and Letters will find a home in Snyder-Phillips Hall in 2007. “I am happy to see the interest in a residential college for the arts at MSU, however […]

Out of the Shadows

[1]When Mary was a freshman, she did what many students do during finals week – she studied in the Main Library late into the night. Around 3 a.m., Mary finally decided to head back home to Case Hall, and she took the dimly-lit path behind the library. Groggy from her cram session, she was startled […]

Where to Be

Noontimes Performances Thursday, April 14, in the Union from noon – 1 p.m. Enjoy free lunchtime entertainment with Donald Geml on Wednesday and Aaron Soave Thursday. MSU Spring Women Students’ Leadership Celebration Thursday, April 14, in Union Parlors A, B and C from 4 – 6 p.m. Reconnect, reflect and recognize! Keynote speaker Dr. Kelly […]

Where to Be

Department of Art and Art History Master of Fine Arts Exhibition Friday, March 25, through Sunday, April 10, in the Kresge Art Museum from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays (until 8 p.m. Thursdays) and noon – 5 p.m. weekends. Six MFA candidates will display artwork in a variety of media. “The Education of Thelonious […]

Always in Vogue

With a name like Cultural Vogue, it has to be fun. On March 19, the event will kick-off Asian Pacific American Heritage month with stage performances as “one of the quintessential events that allows the Asian-American community to come together and learn about the different diverse cultures all within Asia,” Mandy Ma, nutritional science sophomore […]

A Morrill Dilemma

Morrill Hall is definitely getting old. [morrill1] It was the largest building on campus when it was first built in 1900, back when MSU was the Michigan Agricultural College. Originally called The Women’s Building, it housed the first women on campus until 1937. The hall also had gymnasiums, classrooms and cooking areas. The building eventually […]

Where to Be

Noontimes Performances Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Union main lounge from 12 – 1 p.m. Relax and enjoy lunch entertainment. Wednesday – Jimmy Atto Thursday – Daniel Bednar [tile] Craft Night – Mosaic Madness Wednesday, Feb. 23 in the Union food court from 6 – 8 p.m. Make mosaic tile coasters. Guaranteed for the first […]