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Brotherly love

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

September 7, 2014 - 3:35pm

By Geoff Preston

gpreston@statenews.com

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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

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

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

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

September 5, 2014 - 7:52am

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

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Conquering campus

September 4, 2014 - 1:22am

5,200 acres. That’s the size of MSU’s campus, and getting around can sometimes be a daunting task. 

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MSU football will measure itself as a program against Oregon on Saturday

September 3, 2014 - 3:51pm

By Robert Bondy

rbondy@statenews.com

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

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Turning a new page

September 3, 2014 - 1:29am

It is no secret that book prices are rising. Many students at MSU have grown tired of paying hundreds of dollars for their textbooks each semester

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Turning a new page

September 3, 2014 - 1:29am

It is no secret that book prices are rising. Many students at MSU have grown tired of paying hundreds of dollars for their textbooks each semester

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With win over Jacksonville State in the bag, MSU football turns its attention to Oregon

September 1, 2014 - 5:01pm

When the clock struck zero on No. 8 MSU’s (1-0 overall) 45-7 win against Jacksonville State, Spartan players could shift their focus to the game that Spartan fans have had in their mind all summer.mr

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Connor Cook leads the Spartans to a 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State

August 29, 2014 - 10:51pm

Junior quarterback Connor Cook led the way on Friday as No. 8 MSU made quick work of Jacksonville State and cruised to 45-7 victory at Spartan Stadium. MSU took the life out of the Gamecocks early and were able to impose its will through long scoring drives and stout defense.

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MSU football leads Jacksonville State 38-0 at halftime

August 29, 2014 - 9:16pm

For one second Spartan Nation rejoiced, and in another second their hopes for another season covered in roses seemed to have taken a hit. After throwing a 64-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Tony Lippett, junior Connor Cook took a hit to his knee and had to be carried off the field.

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