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Spartans suffer "sickening" loss at home to Minnesota

State News Top Stories - February 26, 2015 - 11:18pm

In another disappointing home performance for the Spartans, Minnesota stormed into Breslin Center and strolled away with a 96-90 victory.

With his team leading by three points, sophomore forward Gavin Schilling fouled Minnesota junior guard Carlos Morris on a three-point heave with just over two seconds left.

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Men's basketball falls in overtime trap game to Minnesota

State News Top Stories - February 26, 2015 - 9:52pm

In a textbook trap game, Minnesota stormed into Breslin Center and strolled away with a 96-90 victory.

On what seemed to be Minnesota’s last chance, sophomore forward Gavin Schilling fouled Minnesota junior guard Carlos Morris on a three-point heave.

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2015 student fashion show hits the runway March 6

MSU News - February 26, 2015 - 4:47pm
The Department of Art, Art History and Design at MSU is hosting the 2015 annual Apparel and Textile Design Student Fashion Show at 7 p.m. March 6 in the Pasant Theatre at Wharton Center.
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Immigration bill focus of public debate, community discussion

MSU News - February 26, 2015 - 2:46pm
As part of the ongoing Project 60/50, the MSU Debate team will argue whether or not Congress should pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act during a free event on Tuesday, March 3.
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MSU High 5: Feb. 26, 2015

MSU News - February 26, 2015 - 6:37am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
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One of the greats

State News Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 6:03pm

Senior forward Branden Dawson came into MSU with all the hype in the world and, as a result, has had blessings and curses during his career in East Lansing.

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Tied to memories

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 12:50pm
It's not news to anyone that it's cold. I mean really cold. The kind of cold that takes your breath away and makes you wonder if it will ever be warm again. The kind of snow that makes you want to punch snowmen and curse at the wind. Since I park in a ramp that isn't exactly next to my building, every morning I bundle up for the polar trek into work. I layer up, put on boots, a hat, mittens and lastly, a scarf. And just about every morning when I tie that scarf around my neck, I'm taken back to a time when my 10-year-old self was wishing she had forgone a scarf that day. Don't get me wrong, I had a pretty great childhood. I was lucky - I wasn't picked on a lot and I had great friends. But I was always the shortest kid in the class - like a lot shorter than most everyone else, which meant being called "shrimp" or "munchkin" were commonplace. I also was pretty successful academically which earned me additional names like "poindexter" or "nerd." I took to heart the sticks and stones attitude and tried not to let it bother me. But one winter afternoon, for reasons I still don't understand, a couple of older kids took it upon themselves to pick on the small girl.
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World's challenges demand science changes - and fast

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 10:34am
The world has little use - and precious little time - for detached experts. A group of scientists makes a compelling case in this week's Science Magazine that the growing global challenges has rendered sharply segregated expertise obsolete.
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Matthew Hedden: Solving Knotty Problems

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 10:21am
If you'd asked me what I wanted to be when I was a kid, I would have said I wanted to be an artist. If you'd asked me during my freshman or sophomore year in high school, I would have said I wanted to be a writer. Math was something fun for me, but it was not always my passion.
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Anna Perrin: Puzzles of Math and Language

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 10:09am
Despite being a fifth-generation Spartan, Anna Perrin chose her own path, combining her love of math and language into a unique academic program.
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BTN Appreciation Day: Feb. 26

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 9:40am
MSU Athletics Director Mark Hollis has designated Feb. 26 as "BTN Appreciation Day."
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Workplace negativity can hurt productivity

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 8:09am
Employees who point out problems in the office may help the company improve, but could be hurting themselves in the process, finds a study by researchers in MSU's Broad College of Business.
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Main Library Special Collections a home for history and quirkiness

State News Top Stories - February 24, 2015 - 9:15pm

The library's Special Collections boast a vast array of different items ranging from first editions of novels such as "The Great Gatsby" to the first Playboy magazines that were ever released

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Faculty conversations: Rhonda Conner-Warren

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 3:09pm
Assistant professor of health programs Rhonda Conner-Warren's current research focuses on the use of apps by medical physicians, registered nurses and nurse practitioners. Conner-Warren is also involved in vaccination efforts with the Ingham County Department of Health - Child Health Clinic.
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'Worldwide, the nitrogen cycle is off'

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 2:28pm
When exposed to nitrogen fertilizer over a period of years, nitrogen-fixing bacteria called rhizobia evolve to become less beneficial to legumes - the plants they normally serve.
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Former Astros owner, MSU grad returns to campus

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 1:06pm
Drayton McLane, the former Houston Astros owner who earned a graduate business degree from MSU, returns to campus this week to talk with students and learn more about the Broad College of Business.
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MSU senior honored for organic chemistry research

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 12:51pm
MSU chemistry senior Claire Baniel has been selected to receive an American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry.
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Chinese students face culture clash

State News Top Stories - February 24, 2015 - 12:32pm

As the largest international student community on campus, Chinese students have an experience entirely different from others.

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TEDxMSU features 'The Will' of Spartans

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 11:09am
On March 4, TEDxMSU will take place at the MSU Wharton Center in the Cobb Great Hall and will feature an incredible line-up of presenters who each hold a different perspective on what "The Will" means to them.
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MSU High 5: Feb. 24, 2015

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 6:12am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
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