Building a University

[breslin] As students, walking quickly through campus every day, trying to be on time for this class or that appointment, it\’s often too easy to ignore the names on many of the buildings we pass. But a lot of these names, mounted in bold letters on brick, carry the memory of an individual\’s accomplishments. In […]

If Every Team Could Fail Like This

[sunset]Disappointment: that\’s quite a heavy word to describe a sports team. But this kind of basketball team might not warrant the harsh label. We\’re talking about a team that consisted of 10 scholarship players, not one of which was a senior. A team that only returned one starter and saw three players from last year\’s […]

Star Athletes

Starting for the Spartans, a 6’4” forward from Cody, WY: Jacob Hannon! [bball]This is a phrase that Spartan fans might not have the opportunity to hear before Hannon’s graduation in May. Hannon joined the MSU men’s basketball team during his junior year as a walk-on player – he is not receiving an athletic scholarship to […]

Grand Shopping

[gr]Holiday shopping can be enjoyable or disastrous, a time to get out of the house and admire the gifts you\’d like for yourself, or a time of aggravating long lines and unwanted stress. Whatever it may be, the closer the holiday season is, the more hectic stores become. Retail stores traditionally experience a gift rush, […]

Dear Lou Anna

Dear Lou Anna, [fence]This fall at MSU, the temperature and the color of the leaves aren’t the only things changing. Although the new school year is well underway and students are all settled into their living situations, the construction on the Snyder/Phillips dormitory is far from complete. The university has commissioned outside workers and indirectly […]

A Different Path

[blue]The differences among MSU students are profuse, ranging from the trivial to the profound. Some wear jeans to class, while others prefer a comfortable pair of sweats. There are those who choose to walk everywhere and others who ride their bikes. Some students love to order pizza at 2 a.m., versus the mass who go […]

A Different Path

[path]The differences among MSU students are profuse, ranging from the trivial to the profound. Some wear jeans to class, while others prefer a comfortable pair of sweats. There are those who choose to walk everywhere and others who ride their bikes. Some students love to order pizza at 2 a.m., versus the mass who go […]