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No CATA bus service Easter Sunday

April 15, 2014 - 2:57pm
In observance of the Easter holiday, Capital Area Transportation Authority will not operate service on April 20. This applies to all CATA fixed-routes and Spec-Tran service that typically operate on Sunday.
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More should be done for female parolees

April 15, 2014 - 10:48am
As the female prison population continues to grow, a new MSU study funded partly by the National Science Foundation says more should be done to help women probationers and parolees in poor urban areas remain crime-free.
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Harris declares for NBA draft

April 15, 2014 - 10:09am
MSU sophomore guard Gary Harris will forego his final two seasons of college eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
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Vieaux named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

April 14, 2014 - 4:50pm
MSU pitcher Cam Vieaux has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week, it was announced by the conference office on Monday, April 14.
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Adreian Payne wins Los Angeles Athletic Club Outreach Award

April 14, 2014 - 3:45pm
The Los Angeles Athletic Club will present its first-ever Outreach Award to MSU senior basketball player Adreian Payne as part of the 38th Annual Wooden Award Gala presented by Wendy's.
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Global business execs take stage at MSU commencement

April 14, 2014 - 11:32am
Indian philanthropist Azim Premji, chairman of the global information technology company Wipro Ltd., and Norman Augustine, retired CEO and chairman of the aeronautics company Lockheed Martin Corp., will speak at MSU's spring commencement on May 2.
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How your government is ignoring you

April 14, 2014 - 10:22am
If it seems the federal government has largely ignored the public's biggest concerns for the past 70 years, it's because it has, contends a new book by an MSU political scientist.
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MSU prof earns NSF CAREER grant

April 11, 2014 - 11:04am
MSU's Rick Wash is the recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development grant, one of the National Science Foundation's most prestigious and competitive awards for junior researchers.
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Spartan Basketball Reacts To Lacey Holsworth's Passing

April 10, 2014 - 12:59pm
Michigan State basketball lost one of its greatest supporters late Tuesday night when Lacey Holsworth passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. In a relationship that first started away from the spotlight and cameras, and later was initially documented by Big Ten Network's "The Journey", Holsworth developed a special bond with Adreian Payne. Holsworth was at Payne's side on Senior Day, and then again as she helped cut down the nets after MSU's victory in the Big Ten Tournament. As MSU advanced through the 2014 NCAA Tournament, Holsworth captivated a nation as her story was told through numerous outlets, including Good Morning America and The Today Show. Just last week, Holsworth was in Dallas as Payne competed in the College Slam Dunk contest and then joined him as a celebrity judge for the high school slam dunk contest.
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Remembering Rwanda

April 9, 2014 - 2:59pm
"What was your favorite place?" I got asked that a lot when I returned from traveling to 11 countries in eight weeks for the MSU President's report last year. Anyone who knows me well knows I hate making decisions and picking favorites. (Right now my husband is laughing). I can tell you a bunch of my favorite movies, but don't ask me to pick just one. Same with songs, bands, television shows, actors, meals, ice cream flavors-you name it. I just can't choose. The same went for my trip. The places were great, but the experiences in each place were absolutely amazing. There is no way I could ever pick just one place. Or even one experience. It's like picking a favorite child-which I actually can do. My first-born is my absolute favorite, hands down. She also happens to be my only. So let me get back to the question about my favorite place. Though I still can't choose, my answer has always been that I was most surprised, in a good way, about Rwanda. Before my trip, thinking about Rwanda brought up images of a horrible genocide, poverty, despair and tragedy. I would guess that's how many people think of it. I knew that MSU had projects there, but for the most part, in my head it was still a scary, dangerous, ugly place.
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MSU Student Food Bank teams up with Meijer to tackle campus hunger

April 9, 2014 - 10:54am
For the third year, the MSU Student Food Bank is teaming up with Meijer's Simply Give pantry donation program, and donations made to the grocer's Okemos store will be double matched on April 11 and April 12.
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Laura Apol: The Power of Writing in Rwanda

April 9, 2014 - 10:09am
The Rwanda I encounter here, in Kigali, is very different from past years. There are no beggars or sellers on the streets; there are new high rises, glass, traffic lights, street signs, a spiffy new 24/7 bus service. The young people are vibrant, and hopeful. It's good.
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Justin Rito: Echoes of the past

April 9, 2014 - 8:09am
Like an echo in a grand concert hall, the tragic stories of Holocaust victims continue to reverberate, and Justin Rito is listening.
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The keys to success

April 9, 2014 - 7:09am
A music performace student practices at the Residential College of Arts and Humanties theater on April 6, 2014. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz
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Percolating peace and prosperity

April 8, 2014 - 2:59pm
MSU's Dan Clay is Rwanda's Juan Valdez. But unlike the fictional Valdez who merely trekked through Colombia with a mule laden with bags of coffee beans, Clay helped nurture the seeds of Rwanda's gourmet coffee industry, thus giving the African nation a strong economic shield to protect peace and prosperity.
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MSU Debate finishes in top 16 of National Debate Tournament

April 8, 2014 - 2:32pm
The MSU Debate Team finished in the top 16 at the National Debate Tournament, which ended Monday.
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Women's Day of Service to take place April 12

April 8, 2014 - 2:07pm
MSU students, faculty, staff and community members have the opportunity to volunteer at various local agencies for a Women's Day of Service from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 in East Lansing and Lansing.
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Good sports: MSU alum sports reporters return to coach students

April 8, 2014 - 12:19pm
Some of sports journalism's best, who also happen to be alumni of Michigan State University, will return to campus this Thursday to take part in the second annual Spartan Sports Journalism Classic.
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Ingredient safety center to be located at MSU

April 7, 2014 - 1:00pm
The food, beverage and consumer products industries, in association with the Grocery Manufacturers Association and MSU, today announced the establishment of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety.
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MSU, East Lansing community mark Mental Health Awareness Week

April 4, 2014 - 12:45pm
As data show mental health illnesses are increasingly becoming more prominent on college campuses, the Michigan State University and East Lansing communities are coming together to discuss the topic during the inaugural Mental Health Awareness Week from April 7 to 12.
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