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A glimpse of Wharton Center's 2014-2015 season

MSU News - April 15, 2014 - 4:55pm
Wharton Center released a short list of upcoming 2014-2015 performances. The entire season will be announced the last week of April when Wharton Center subscribers will receive the season brochure and order form.
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No CATA bus service Easter Sunday

MSU News - 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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Survivor

State News Top Stories - April 15, 2014 - 2:48pm

Victim.

It’s not a word that comes to mind to describe Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, the Senate Democratic leader and the first woman to lead a caucus in the Michigan Senate.

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More should be done for female parolees

MSU News - 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

MSU News - 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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Holding onto hope

State News Top Stories - April 14, 2014 - 7:16pm

Every roadblock has been met with prayers. Benefit dinners and concerts have been held. Donations are still rolling in to help MSU alumna Stacy Blakeslee and her family.

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Gary Harris leaving MSU for NBA Draft

State News Top Stories - April 14, 2014 - 5:16pm

MSU sophomore guard Gary Harris is forgoing his final two seasons and heading to the NBA, according to a release from the MSU athletics department.

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Vieaux named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

MSU News - 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

MSU News - 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

MSU News - 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

MSU News - 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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Nachofest draws crowds of peaceful partiers

State News Top Stories - April 13, 2014 - 4:43pm

Ever since his freshman year, anthropology senior Ryan Reed has been a fixture at NachoFest.

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Students United marches to Capitol to protest tuition hikes, other issues

State News Top Stories - April 11, 2014 - 2:24pm

Playing flutes, drums, violins, trumpets and wielding a sign portraying MSU President Lou Anna K.

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MSU prof earns NSF CAREER grant

MSU News - 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

MSU News - 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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#LoveLikeLacey

State News Top Stories - April 9, 2014 - 6:46pm

Many little girls dream of being princesses. St. Johns, Mich., resident and Spartan superfan Lacey Holsworth got to live it.

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Save the date?

State News Top Stories - April 9, 2014 - 5:23pm

By the age of 4, genomics and molecular genetics senior Zachary DeRade could sing along to every word in “The Sound of Music.” He could dance along, too.

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Remembering Rwanda

MSU News - 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

MSU News - 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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