OutCasting radio program gives voice to LGBTQ youth at MSU

The voices of LGBTQ Spartans and straight allies can be heard on public radio stations across the country via Michigan State University’s bureau of OutCasting, a LGBTQ youth radio program created by MSU Telecommunications alumnus Marc Sophos. In 2006, while working at WDFH, his radio station in Westchester County, New York, Sophos came up with the […]

It’s Tradition: MSU students share their favorites

Traditions at Michigan State University come in all shapes and sizes. The campus is decorated with statues of respected figures from the school’s history and monuments donated by alumni. But not all traditions can be seen with the eye. The invisible experiences, like the “Midnight Scream” and the “Go Green, Go White” chant can be […]

It’s Tradition: The Rock

On an average week its color often varies and its message changes regularly, but its presence at Michigan State University is one thing that seemingly remains the same. As a key location for activism, promotion and memorialization – the Rock has become a Spartan tradition almost as solid as the structure itself. According to research […]

The Stonewall Society seeks change for LGBTQ students

The Stonewall Society is a new LGBTQ advocacy group within the James Madison College at Michigan State University. The new student organization aims to encourage change to curriculum and promote discussion within the college and across campus about LGBTQ issues. President of The Stonewall Society Ben Schroff is a junior studying social relations and policy […]

It’s Tradition: The Midnight Scream

Stressed-out students from Michigan State University are warming up their vocal chords in preparation for the finals week ritual Midnight Scream. The Midnight Scream takes place every night at midnight during the week of final exams starting on Sunday night before the first exams on Monday. The purpose of this unconventional event is to give […]

It’s Tradition: Get the scoop on the MSU Dairy Store

On the campus of Michigan State University, there’s one place that students and visitors can always count on for a tasty treat: the Dairy Store. The central location, and reportedly the most popular, is in Anthony Hall located next to the Dairy Plant. A second, and smaller, store can also be found in the MSU […]