Winter All Around: A Photo Essay

[snowy]In spite of the snow and cold, these two students manage to enjoy winter\’s beauty.

[none]The moon rises over Valley Court Park in East Lansing.

[berries] Red berries, white snow, and blue sky on a brilliant winter day.

[building]A quite moment just north of Burcham Drive.

[sunset] The stillness of a winter sunset can warm up any chilly day.

[iceice] A recent ice storm in East Lansing had even the ordinary objects looking beautiful.

[river] Snow-draped branches line the Red Cedar on this chilly winter morning.

[moo] Some Lansing locals soak up the sun and blue sky.

[porch] You need not do more than step out your back door to find a perfect winter scene.

[grand] Grand River bustles with evening traffic.

[golf] Is it the world\’s largest golf ball or just a really good macro camera lense?

[bird] A cardinal snuggles down on a branch outside the MSU library.

[girl] Snowmen building, anyone? This youngster explores the fresh snow outside the Peanut Barrel in downtown East Lansing.

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Festive Photos

An electric light parade, sleigh rides, and the lighting of Michigan\’s official Christmas tree kicked off the holiday season during the 22nd annual Silver Bells in the City event. Over 100,000 people were estimated to have participated in the festivities.

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Anonymous Artists

From graffiti-ing bridges and stenciling sidewalks, to decorating The Rock, students have numerous ways of expressing themselves with paint.

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Welcome Back: A Photo Essay

MSU\’s beautiful campus is a welcoming place for both new and returning students. The vibrant gardens, old brick buildings and green lawns provide plenty to look at on one of summer\’s last warm days. Join us on this stroll through campus.

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The fountain by Student Services is always a busy place on sunny, September days.

[bookstorelines]Long lines at the bookstores are no surprise at the beginning of the semester.

[masons]Dorms welcome back new and returning students during Welcome Week.

[bee]The last bursts of summer blossoms are seen around campus.

[natural]A student passes by the Natural Sciences building on the north side of campus.

[girls]MSU\’s campus is full of nooks and coves perfect for a lunch meeting or the necessary study break.

[solost]Dazed and confused, new students struggle to get used to the size of MSU.

[studentservices2]Students relaxing by Student Services on a warm, September day.

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A Campus In Bloom

[one] It’s not just the students who are busy studying for finals! The bees have more than their fair share of work to do with all the bright, colorful flowers all over campus.

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That’s not the Red Cedar River! A duck seems to be confused, or maybe the fountain is just cleaner than the river. The fountains all over campus were finally turned on due to 70-plus degree temperatures.

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Beaumont is a sight to be seen in any season. And the duck is still confused why the river is still nowhere near.

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Tulips brighten up the Hannah Administration Building.

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Even with the brightly-colored tulips, this student still doesn\’t notice the nice view of spring. That\’s technology for you…

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You can tell it’s spring with everyone out and about. Students enjoy the warm weather in the courtyard by the Student Services building whether they’re biking to class, walking to meet friends for lunch, or getting a start on that great summer tan!

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Flowers are popping up all over East Lansing this time of year. Their bright sunny colors create the perfect background to enjoy a drink from Bubble Island or a burger from The Peanut Barrel.

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Put your boots and fleeces away and break out the tank tops and flip flops to enjoy the warm spring weather!

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Students take a break between studying for finals to soak up the sun and warmth. On the banks of the Red Cedar is the perfect place to relax in the beautiful weather. Two students were even brave enough to dip their feet in to cool off!

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Mary Jean Jackson, and daughter, Shannon, stroll through the gardens as they visit MSU for the day. Shannon will be attending Michigan State in the fall.

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