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No. 21 women's basketball routs Northwestern, 75-44

February 28, 2014 - 8:29pm
No. 21 MSU got its 20th win of the season and kept hope alive for a share of Big Ten Conference title with an easy, 75-44 win over Northwestern Thursday night.
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MSU student named Truman Scholarship finalist

February 28, 2014 - 2:54pm
Joel Arnold, a junior at MSU and squad leader for the Spartan Marching Band, has been selected as a finalist for the Truman Scholarship.
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Support for gay marriage in Michigan remains strong

February 28, 2014 - 1:09pm
As a federal judge in Detroit hears a case involving gay marriage and parental rights, MSU's latest State of the State Survey indicates support for gay marriage in Michigan remains strong.
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Dining hours to change during Spring Break

February 28, 2014 - 12:44pm
Due to the departure of many MSU students during Spring Break, residential dining service hours will be altered March 3-7.
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Cashing in on CarbonCash

February 28, 2014 - 12:29pm
A team of MSU students advanced to the Entrepreneurial Eight and will compete in the finals of Student Startup Madness, a partner program of South By Southwest Interactive, on March 10. The event pits teams of entrepreneurial college students against each other in a startup business designing and pitching contest.
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Livestock found ganging up on pandas at the bamboo buffet

February 28, 2014 - 10:33am
Pandas, it turns out, aren't celebrating the Year of the Horse.
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25 years of chocolate

February 27, 2014 - 2:50pm
On Feb. 23, the MSU Museum marked the 25th anniversary of its Chocolate Party Benefit, a fundraiser to help fund proper care of the museum's various collections.
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Baseball begins spring trip at No. 18 Mississippi State

February 27, 2014 - 1:37pm
The MSU baseball team will begin its eight-game spring trip this weekend when it travels to Mississippi State for The Diamond Classic.
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Women's basketball travels to Northwestern for final road game

February 27, 2014 - 1:17pm
The No. 21 MSU women's basketball team hits the road for the final time in Big Ten play on Thursday, visiting Northwestern for a 9 p.m. ET tip on Big Ten Network.
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Solving 'the boy problem'

February 27, 2014 - 11:59am
Boys will be boys, goes the old adage, but it's exactly this philosophy that has hurt young men in urban classrooms for more than a century, an MSU scholar argues in a new book.
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Exploring link between marriage and heart disease

February 27, 2014 - 8:20am
MSU sociologist Hui Liu is leading a federally funded study looking at the link between marriage and heart disease.
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Bling the Broad

February 26, 2014 - 1:49pm
On Saturday, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum will host a screening of "The Bling Ring."
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Michigan VEX Robotics Championships at MSU

February 26, 2014 - 9:54am
The state championship for VEX Robotics will pit some of Michigan's youngest robotic masters against each other on Sunday at MSU.
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Involve me and I learn

February 26, 2014 - 9:31am
The first person to give me a job that wasn't in food service and paid more than minimum wage took a chance on me. She interviewed me by phone while I was still in South Dakota where my husband was stationed and she was in Lansing. I didn't have my college degree yet (in fact, that's why I was coming back to the Lansing area-to finish at MSU). I didn't have any real experience that translated to the data entry job for a U.S. Senator's local office, but she still took a chance. She gave me the job and I gave it my all in return. I hoped to prove to her every day she made a good choice and I wanted to learn from her. I was young and inexperienced and she was running the place with intelligence, skill and enthusiasm. I watched, I listened, I learned. She let me try new things and challenged me. She listened, she advised, she taught. In short, she was my mentor. She gave me my start in the professional world and I will always be extremely grateful that our paths crossed. Our paths still cross since we both work at MSU now. She took a job here when the senator retired while I moved on to another congressional office. She saw a position open up in the university communications office and thought it would be a good fit for me and encouraged me to apply. She was still mentoring long after her responsibility to do so was over. She was right, as usual, and it was a perfect fit for me.
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William Taylor: Mentoring helps others reach their dreams

February 26, 2014 - 9:30am
In 1979 I was a professor at the University of Missouri and I wasn't looking for a new position.
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MSU advances algae's viability as a biofuel

February 26, 2014 - 9:02am
Lab success doesn't always translate to real-world success. A team of MSU scientists, however, has invented a new technology that increases the odds of helping algae-based biofuels cross that gap and come closer to reality.
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Dantonio signs amended contract; assistant coaches earn raises

February 26, 2014 - 8:39am
MSU head football coach Mark Dantonio, who has compiled a 64-29 record (.688) in his first seven seasons including a school-record seven consecutive postseason bowl appearances, has been rewarded with a revised contract.
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Chelsea Lucas: Finding her role

February 26, 2014 - 7:29am
Chelsea Lucas, who will be graduating in May with a double major in theatre and media and information, found her fit in costume design after her early experiences with the freshmen curriculum and staff in the Department of Theatre.
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Reuniting with a special teammate

February 25, 2014 - 4:42pm
There is a truth about MSU: Once a Spartan, always a Spartan. On Feb. 24, the Spartan softball team had dinner with Maisa Cummings and her family. Maisa joined the Spartan family in February of 2010 as a part of the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation. Cummings was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 2 1/2 years old.
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Reuninting with a special teammate

February 25, 2014 - 4:42pm
On Feb. 24, the Spartan softball team had dinner with Maisa Cummings and her family. Maisa joined the Spartan family in February of 2010 as a part of the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation. Cummings was diagnosed with a brain tumor at two-and-a-half years old.
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