Governor Pat McCrory signs bill enabling transgender community discrimination

On March 23, Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina signed the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act into law. Republicans passed this bill through the legislature unanimously and the Democrats chose to walk out in protest. This bill removed local governments’ option to pass their own anti-discrimination laws if they contradict with the state’s law. […]

MSU student will spend summer in Rwanda ‘empowering’ women

Espoir Tuyisenge, nicknamed Esp (pronounced Es · pee), is a soft spoken, kind and intuitive 22-year-old from Rwanda who loves coffee. Esp came to the United States in 2013 to double major in food industry management and agriculture business management at Michigan State University. This summer, Esp will be in Rwanda conducting a project focusing on […]

2016 NFL Mock Draft

1. Los Angeles Rams Key Additions: Quinton Coples (LB/DE) Key Losses: Janoris Jenkins (CB) James Laurinaitis (ILB) Rodney McLeod (FS) Needs: WR QB DB ILB The Pick: Jared Goff, Quarterback, California Notes: The Rams gave up a king’s ransom to acquire the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft and many sources from both ESPN […]

Fall of the Spartans: How Middle Tennessee upset Michigan State

For Michigan State fans around the country, March 18, 2016 is a day that won’t soon be forgotten. The Spartans entered their first day of NCAA’s March Madness as a two-seed that people across the nation felt was snubbed of a one-seed. According to ESPN, the Spartans were favored in 91 percent of brackets to […]

Trump and the exploitation of ignorance

Immigration was, is, and always shall be one of America’s chief long term controversies. Public opinion is perpetually shattered in half—liberals calling conservatives heartless bigots and conservatives firing back with arguments that suggest amnesty can’t realistically be sustained. Differing political philosophies clash like the unstoppable force meeting the immovable object. In turn, it’s become very […]

What to expect from College Basketball this postseason

This season of college basketball has been a crazy one. Teams ranked No. 1 have fallen almost constantly throughout the year. Perennial contenders have struggled a bit in their conference and teams that typically struggle throughout the year have risen to the higher positions. With the college basketball postseason right around corner here are some […]

President Obama faces a challenge in nominating successor for Supreme Court

On Feb. 13, the most widely recognized conservative voice on the Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia, died. Scalia took his seat on the Supreme Court as Associate Justice on Sept. 26, 1986, after President Ronald Reagan nominated him. He wrote opinions that used strong legal language. He scathingly used precedent or constitutional arguments to craft blunt […]