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Stronger than hate: MSU professor speaks about tragedy

Stronger than hate: MSU professor speaks about tragedy

Rebecca Yeomans-Stephenson, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 11 people were killed and six people were wounded at the hands of Robert D. Bowers at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Michigan State University Professor Margot Valles was deeply horrified to learn that a place so close to her childhood home had been the victim...

Robert Mueller investigation continues

Robert Mueller investigation continues

Jack Hertafeld, Copy editor

September 24, 2018

On August 21, 2018, Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, pleaded guilty to eight federal crimes, some of which he stated were under the direction of the president. The most notable of these charges relate to the illegal paying off of Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal to keep quiet about...

Putin reelected

Putin reelected

Lucy Potter, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2018

Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for a fourth term as the president of Russia. He has been in power for 18 years, and his reign has been likened to that of the tsars or emperors. Over 5,000 people attended the event in an extravagant Kremlin hall. "We have revived pride in our fatherland," Mr Putin ...

Aly Raisman takes legal action against Nassar

Aly Raisman takes legal action against Nassar

Maddie Suhrheinrich, Business Manager

March 8, 2018

On Wednesday, Feb. 28,  Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman took legal action regarding the sexual abuse of Larry Nassar. Raisman filed a lawsuit against the US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar and others relating to the scandal. In her suit, she alleged the US Olympic Committee was clearly aw...

Bioterrorism speculated after incident at Joint base Meyer-Henderson Hall

Bioterrorism speculated after incident at Joint base Meyer-Henderson Hall

Sophie Alegi, Editor in Chief

March 5, 2018

Eleven Marines were sickened on February 27 due to a HazMat incident at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia. The contamination site on the base has since been cleared for reentry. However, there has been speculation that bioterrorism is back on American soil after sixteen years. From...

Record high people affected in this year’s flu season

Aneliese Baker, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018

The flu season is approaching its end in Australia, and the number of people affected hit record highs. The composition of the flu virus there is the same as in the U.S, so many doctors here predict that the season here will also be particularly bad. The flu medication there is also the same as the o...

Golden Globes Recap

Golden Globes Recap

Megan Wiseman, Web Editor

January 9, 2018

The 75th annual Golden Globes was full of political jokes, women in black, and, arguably most important, Oprah. A few of the notable big screen winners include Lady Bird, Big Little Lies and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; with the latter taking home a staggering 4 awards out of the 6 it was nom...

LGBT athletes face many obstacles

LGBT athletes face many obstacles

Sophie Alegi, Editor in Chief

December 15, 2017

LGBT rights campaigns in the United States have won significant victories in the past three years, including the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and the legalization of same sex marriage. Unfortunately, social acceptance of LGBT people continues to move at a snail’s pace in several sectors: sports...

Michigan Senate passes controversial concealed-carry bill

Michigan Senate passes controversial concealed-carry bill

Bryce Kobe, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2017

A new package of gun bills recently passed through the Michigan Senate allowing concealed carry in “gun free zones” in specific cases. While many people have polarized opinions on gun control in general, this particular issue may affect students more directly than they realize. This package, ...

Michigan Senate passes controversial concealed-carry bill

Bryce Kobe, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2017

A new package of gun bills recently passed through the Michigan Senate allowing concealed carry in “gun free zones” in specific cases. While many people have polarized opinions on gun control in general, this particular issue may affect students more directly than they realize. This package, ...

Las Vegas Massacre Update

Las Vegas Massacre Update

Haley Robins, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017

Late on Sunday night, October 1, a lone gunman shot a plethora of bullets onto a sold-out crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest music festival. The shooter, Stephen Paddock, Nevada native, fired one of his 23 firearms later found in his hotel room, from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. At this...

Overview of Ramadan

Hawraa Alsaedi, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2017

Ramadan, the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, began nearly two weeks. This means many Muslims will not eating or drinking anything while the sun is up, nearly 17 hours. Though it is required by the religion, the elderly, kids, pregnant or menstruating women do not have to fast. Those who need med...

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