Bridging the Gap Between International Friendships

Despite the huge number of international students on campus, many local students said that they don’t have international friends. At the same time, many international students complained that they can’t make American friends either. Why do two birds in the same cage stay on their own side when they both want to meet each other? […]

Students get a ready for a summer of music

Every year, college students flock to amphitheaters, concert halls and theaters for a round of annual summer concerts.  With the warm summer wind crawling through the air and the carefree relaxation of the season dominating, artists invade cities melting with summer heat annually, selling out summer tours and festivals such as Bonnaroo, Summer Camp, Lollapalooza […]

People Who Do Stuff: Joel Ruffin, Jr.

By Maddie Fetchiet Joel Ruffin Jr., founder of the organization People Who Do Stuff, is a go-getter. As of March 14, 2012, the organization was officially recognized as a registered student organization at Michigan State University. On a campus of nearly 50,000 students the significance of the individual often gets lost in the masses, but […]

Dancing with the Spartans: MSU’s Own Ballroom Dancing

By Emily Green Dancing with the Stars isn’t the only hot spot for competitive ballroom dancing. Ballroom Dance Club/Competitive Ballroom Dance Team here at Michigan State University has room for plenty of dancers from novice to expert. The Ballroom Dance Club has been around since the 1980s and is mainly focused on providing inexpensive dance […]

Rough Saturday Night? The Day-After Solutions

By Lauren Walsh It seems like you’ve been asleep for days. Waking up on a Sunday morning in your own bed is an admirable achievement and waking up somewhere else is well, surprisingly standard. Although waking up in a foreign place such as your sister’s front yard or best friend’s bed may be typical, it’s […]

Spartans Salute Japanese Culture

By Rebecca Nelson The Asian Studies Center at Michigan State University will be tipping its hat to Japanese culture throughout the month.  The celebration will include a series of events that have been carefully planned out by students in the hospitality business class at MSU.  Although the campus-wide recognition of Japan has been an annual […]