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Men's basketball handles business in New Jersey, defeats Rutgers 71-51

State News Top Stories - January 29, 2015 - 8:06pm

The men's basketball team played to their strengths on the road Thursday, and the results are evident in the final stat sheet.

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The other side of Spartan green

State News Top Stories - January 27, 2015 - 9:45pm

MSU is optimistic about meeting its goals for reducing waste, energy consumption and more by the end of this year.

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Meet MSU's longest tenured head coach

State News Top Stories - January 26, 2015 - 1:19pm

Kathie Klages, women's gymnastics head coach, is in her 25th season and has served as a coach both on and off the mat for her gymnasts.

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Going Spartan greek

State News Top Stories - January 26, 2015 - 11:21am

Though there are fewer new students rushing this week during spring recruitment, member's of MSU's greek life organizations are quick to point out the personal, academic and professional benefits of joining a fraternity or sorority. 

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Students recount Cotton Bowl with rap video

State News Top Stories - January 25, 2015 - 9:34pm

Media and information senior Aidan Barrer watched the Cotton Bowl game closely on New Year’s Day, taking notes and re-watching until he had about two-and-a-half minutes worth of rap lyrics.

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Professor rating websites have impact on enrollment

State News Top Stories - January 24, 2015 - 9:54pm

Reviews on websites such as Koofers and Rate My Professors play a key role for students when determining which classes to take. However, professors tend to trust the results from SIRS forms more. 

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Humans of East Lansing

State News Top Stories - January 22, 2015 - 8:46pm

Inspired by the popular series Humans of New York, The State News is launching a weekly feature looking into the lives of people living and working in the East Lansing area. 

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Men's basketball hangs on for 66-60 win against Penn State

State News Top Stories - January 21, 2015 - 9:31pm

In a closer-than-expected contest, MSU held on for a 66-60 victory.

The game started with fireworks, as junior guard Denzel Valentine lobbed the ball to senior forward Branden Dawson who finished emphatically with the slam.

MSU (13-6 overall, 4-2 Big Ten) looked good early, jumping out to an 8-2 lead after Dawson netted two free throws.

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Halftime: Men's basketball leads Penn State 30-28 at Breslin Center

State News Top Stories - January 21, 2015 - 7:57pm

The men's basketball team couldn't maintain a strong start against Penn State but managed to hold on to the lead, taking a 30-28 advantage into halftime.

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Are more higher education funding cuts on the horizon?

State News Top Stories - January 21, 2015 - 4:56pm

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In first address of second term, Snyder focuses on government

State News Top Stories - January 20, 2015 - 9:16pm

The governor highlighted the achievements his administration’s first term, while presenting a new plan to merge two governmental departments into a big one.

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Gone viral

State News Top Stories - January 19, 2015 - 7:18pm

Whether it's an explicit video or a civil rights movement, social media has become a key tool in connecting people across campus as well as the globe. 

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Students and faculty take action for the #BlackLivesMatter campaign

State News Top Stories - January 19, 2015 - 10:24am

Many students and faculty took campus by storm recently with multiple die-ins and marches in response to various national cases pertaining to police brutality against black males.

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Hockey swept by Penn State on the road

State News Top Stories - January 17, 2015 - 7:21pm

MSU hockey (7-11-2, 1-3-2-2 Big Ten) was unable to cap off its trip to Penn State this weekend.

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Project 60/50 completes its year goal, shows no signs of stopping

State News Top Stories - January 14, 2015 - 12:48pm

The project, run by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, created forums to discuss issues experienced by East Lansing community members.

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Project 60/50 completes its year goal, shows no signs of stopping

State News Top Stories - January 14, 2015 - 12:48pm

The project, run by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, created forums to discuss issues experienced by East Lansing community members.

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'He was a great professor and a wonderful mentor to us all'

State News Top Stories - January 13, 2015 - 1:28pm

Late theatre professor Greg Reuter had a profound impact upon his students and the department.

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'He was a great professor and a wonderful mentor to us all'

State News Top Stories - January 13, 2015 - 1:28pm

Late theatre professor Greg Reuter had a profound impact upon his students and the department.

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Finding an identity

State News Top Stories - January 12, 2015 - 2:14pm

By Tom Izzo's own admission, this is a transition team battling injuries. Key players have stepped into new leadership roles, and while the team has been competitive, losses have piled up. Going forward in the Big Ten season, the Spartans are still seeking a signature win.

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Finding an identity

State News Top Stories - January 12, 2015 - 2:14pm

By Tom Izzo's own admission, this is a transition team battling injuries. Key players have stepped into new leadership roles, and while the team has been competitive, losses have piled up. Going forward in the Big Ten season, the Spartans are still seeking a signature win.

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