Lou Anna K. Simon took over the reigns as MSU's 20th and first female president in 2005. Simon, whose tenure has been marked with initiatives and an overhaul of many of the residence and dining halls, is still going strong.
While straddling the back of her horse named Jeepster, MSU alumna Rebecca Sauber and her teammate chased cows from one pen to another in a competition at the MSU Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education on Farm Lane.
Though MSU played some of their best basketball of the season on the road to the championship, they fell short in overtime against Wisconsin on Sunday.
With Wisconsin and MSU each battling with different motivations, 40 minutes wasn’t enough to decide a Big Ten tournament champion.
A valiant Spartan effort came up short and the Badgers outscored MSU 11-0 in overtime to pull away for an 80-69 win.
Nigel Hayes led all scorers with 25 points.
Two MSU cultural staples — the color green and beer — are combined to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Adopted and altered by Americans more than 100 years ago, St. Patrick’s Day has acquired the new tradition of consuming green beer on the holiday.
It was a back-and-forth affair between MSU and Wisconsin in the first half, and the Spartans will take a 32-31 lead into halftime.