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In her time at MSU, volleyball senior libero Kori Moster has left mark on program

State News Top Stories - September 21, 2014 - 5:59pm

In the midst of a close match against LIU-Brooklyn last Friday, the ball ricocheted off a Spartan and nearly landed out of bounds, which would have resulted in a point for the other team. But as she’s done many times during her career at MSU, senior libero Kori Moster dived into the audience to keep the point alive for the Spartans.

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Spartans dominated Eastern Michigan on Saturday, but work is still to be done

State News Top Stories - September 21, 2014 - 2:46pm

It took only about three minutes into Saturday’s matchup between No. 9 MSU and Eastern Michigan for the floodgates to open. And once they opened, there was no way to stop the rush.

MSU (2-1 overall)cm let off some built-up anger to rout EMU, 73-14, on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. MSU reeled off 56 unanswered points before EMU (1-3 overall) recorded anything, coasting to an easy win over the Mid-American Conference foe.

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MSU football sets scoring record in win over Eastern Michigan, 73-14

State News Top Stories - September 20, 2014 - 6:56pm

It was MSU early and MSU often as the No. 11 Spartans (2-1 overall) rolled over the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-3 overall) 73-14.

The 73 points put up by the Spartans surpassed the previous high in the Dantonio era of 55 against UAB in 2007, Indiana in 2011 and Youngstown State in 2013.

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MSU football sets scoring record in win over Eastern Michigan, 73-14

State News Top Stories - September 20, 2014 - 1:41pm

No. 11 MSU (1-1 overall) looked impressive in the first half on Saturday, leading Eastern Michigan (1-2 overall) 49-0 after 30 minutes of play.

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MSU football leads Eastern Michigan 49-0 at halftime

State News Top Stories - September 20, 2014 - 1:41pm

No. 11 MSU (1-1 overall) looked impressive in the first half on Saturday, leading Eastern Michigan (1-2 overall) 49-0 after 30 minutes of play.

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MSU senior juggles school with his own marketing company

State News Top Stories - September 18, 2014 - 3:28pm

Business marketing and media and information senior Nicholas Stachurski is just like a lot of MSU students. He hangs out with friends, goes to class and bleeds green and white. But there’s one thing that sets him apart from most — he is a student entrepreneur in charge of his own company.

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Mark Dantonio's goal for the Spartans on Saturday is to not "overlook" Eastern Michigan

State News Top Stories - September 17, 2014 - 2:44pm

Sept. 22, 2012 was a day that would be difficult to forget , even for the underachieving Spartans of 2012.

Facing a team from the MAC that they were expected to beat by four or more touchdowns, MSU went into the locker room at halftime trailing Eastern Michigan 7-6.

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Brotherly love

State News Top Stories - September 16, 2014 - 3:38pm

Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity, a greek organization geared toward male-identified students, is redefining the perception toward frats.

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Breaking barriers

State News Top Stories - September 16, 2014 - 12:04am

Many international students pursue degrees and careers, forcing them out of their comfort zones. It isn’t easy. But both MSU and East Lansing are taking steps to ease the transition.

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Big Ten bloodlines

State News Top Stories - September 15, 2014 - 6:29pm

Last Friday, MSU and then-No. 9 Wisconsin kicked their seasons off in a tough Big Ten opener. The Spartans and Badgers were certainly familiar with one another, but two individuals involved in the game knew each other like sisters.

Courtney Clem, MSU’s redshirt senior goalkeeper, had the rare opportunity to see her sister, Caitlyn, on the opposite bench.

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Coming together

State News Top Stories - September 15, 2014 - 8:22am

Breslin Center was overflowing with swarms of people attending the annual Spartan Spectacular event on Sunday evening.

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Drinking culture

State News Top Stories - September 11, 2014 - 9:00pm

Alcohol has fueled celebrations, riots, holidays and in some cases, trips to the hospital. But what do students who attend MSU really think about the drinking culture here?

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Inked

State News Top Stories - September 10, 2014 - 9:31pm

As the popularity of body art and modification rises, hiring practices and views on tattoos and piercings have begun to see a shift as well.

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Armed

State News Top Stories - September 10, 2014 - 8:06am

Amid national fervor over militarized weapon use by police officers, MSU and East Lansing police are sticking to their guns.

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Go greek, go white

State News Top Stories - September 8, 2014 - 10:39pm

This weekend, the streets of East Lansing swarmed with women dressed to impress, with sore feet, as they walked to each sorority house on campus. It was a weekend of introductions, first impressions and anticipation.

Recruitment has officially begun.

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Ducked

State News Top Stories - September 7, 2014 - 3:35pm

By Geoff Preston

gpreston@statenews.com

THE STATE NEWS

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It was billed as a heavyweight title fight between two programs that would be in the conversation for the inaugural college football playoff in January.

Saturday in Eugene, one team showed they are ready for the bright lights that accompany elite programs, and one team did not.

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MSU couldn't maintain the momentum against Oregon, falling 46-27

State News Top Stories - September 6, 2014 - 10:22pm

In a “program game,” MSU (1-1 overall) dropped an important early season clash in Eugene, Ore.

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Late touchdown pass by Connor Cook gives MSU the lead at halftime, 24-18

State News Top Stories - September 6, 2014 - 8:17pm

After a late touchdown by junior quarterback Connor Cook, MSU football leads Oregon on the road, 24-18.
Junior quarterback Connor Cook finished the half by going 17-25 with 218 yards.

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Spartans fans who made the trip to Eugene, Ore. include a former wearer of the Sparty costume

State News Top Stories - September 6, 2014 - 6:05pm

Eugene, Ore. ? It’s not a short trip from East Lansing to Eugene, Ore., especially for just one weekend.

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All eyes on Oregon

State News Top Stories - September 5, 2014 - 7:52am

This is the game everyone has been circling on their calendars for months.

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