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MSU defeats Oakland 87-61

December 14, 2014 - 10:05pm

With the game well in hand early in the second half, the biggest story of the night became whether or not senior forward Branden Dawson would score his 1000th career point at MSU.

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MSU leads Oakland at halftime of in-state battle.

December 14, 2014 - 8:50pm

At halftime, MSU leads Oakland, 44-31.

Senior guard Travis Trice started things off for the Spartans with a three from the corner on an inbounds play.

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Tensions mount as students protest speaker George Will during commencement

December 13, 2014 - 10:47am

As a response to the decision, about 50 students, faculty members and members of the community came together outside of the Jack Breslin Student Events Center on Saturday morning to protest before commencement began.

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Students protest controversial commencement speaker George Will Wednesday afternoon

December 10, 2014 - 8:01pm

"Un-invite Will!”

“It’s on you MSU!”

“Rape is not a privilege!”

Those were just a few of the chants recited by the 30 or so protesters during the a march protesting MSU commencement speaker George Will on Wednesday afternoon.

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Students continue "die-in" protests at Main Library

December 7, 2014 - 8:26pm

"Die-in" protests against police brutality and racism seem to be continuing into finals week, with the latest demonstration in the MSU Main Library.

Protesters are trying to raise awareness on campus of what they feel has been displays of injustice across the country pertaining to the death of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

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MSU a surprise pick for Cotton Bowl

December 7, 2014 - 3:48pm

After it appeared to be a virtual lock that No. 8 MSU (10-2 overall) was heading to South Beach for New Year’s Day, the selection committee threw a curveball as now the Spartans can set their sights on the lone star state this holiday season.

MSU will take on No.

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Students protest for Michael Brown, Eric Garner by lying down on Grand River Avenue

December 6, 2014 - 3:51pm

Stopping traffic more than four times, swarms of students protested for one purpose – to “shut shit down.”

As many as 250 students protested with signs and unified chants on Grand River Avenue, at the Breslin Center, the Student Union and the Main Library.

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Two commencement speakers have been close to controversy in 2014

December 3, 2014 - 6:36pm

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will have found themselves in the middle of the sexual assault issue in 2014. While Sullivan has been a rallying point of the response to the scandal at the University of Virginia, Will has been the target of much furor over his remarks about sexual assault.

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2014 in review

December 3, 2014 - 10:07am

In the span of a year, MSU was recognized for an elite football team, President Obama paid a visit and many student groups came together against issues like police brutality and sexual assault.

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Does the MSU alerts system achieve its goal?

December 1, 2014 - 6:14pm

One bomb threat. More than 70,000 MSU alerts sent out.

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'Pack running'

November 29, 2014 - 3:07pm

For the MSU women’s cross country team, it wasn’t just one runner who brought home the Division I NCAA championship.

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'Pack mentality' leads to national championship for women's cross country

November 29, 2014 - 3:07pm

For the MSU women’s cross country team, it wasn’t just one runner who brought home the Division I NCAA championship. Or even a few.

It was the whole pack.

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MSU football will seek win number 10 on Saturday against Penn State

November 28, 2014 - 5:51pm

Four years ago, MSU football traveled to Beaver Stadium looking to achieve something the program hadn’t done in 20 years — win a Big Ten Championship.

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RCPD director refuses to let his disability deter his passion to help

November 28, 2014 - 11:39am

Michael Hudson, director of the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities, has chosen not to let his disability keep him from making MSU's campus a more workable environment for disabled students.

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The price of an American tradition

November 23, 2014 - 6:13pm

American Indian students and faculty say that Thanksgiving, which paints a happy picture of American Indians and pilgrims coming together, brings up a painful history pierced with tragedies that many people don't know anything about. 

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Field hockey program brings in players from around the world

November 23, 2014 - 12:38pm

While MSU student athletes come from many parts of the world, not many teams are as well represented as field hockey. Players hail from countries including Scotland, Ireland and New Zealand.

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MSU football sends off senior class with 45-3 victory over Rutgers

November 22, 2014 - 3:13pm

It was a day that the seniors were supposed to shine, and they did.

On senior day, No. 10 MSU (9-2 overall, 6-1 Big Ten) defeated Big Ten newcomer Rutgers (6-5 overall, 2-5 Big Ten) 45-3.

Senior running back Jeremy Langford ran for 126 yards on 16 carries and two touchdowns in sloppy conditions.

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One man's legacy

November 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Men's basketball head coach Tom Izzo began his time with the Spartans 20 years ago. In this time, the program has had six Final Four appearances, 17 consecutive NCAA berths, an NCAA championship and much more. 

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Student organizations fight to prevent sexual assault

November 17, 2014 - 5:50pm

The It's On Us National Week of Action has served as a catalyst for a much needed conversation.

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Students call for MSU to cut ties with JanSport

November 17, 2014 - 4:09pm

MSU United Students Against Sweatshops, which pressured MSU to agree to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh last year, is now pushing for the university to cut ties with JanSport. 

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