For some students, it's a graduation requirement. For others, it's just a chance to learn. But the data is showing that for this generation, internships are taking the place of first jobs.
For most, the Cold War refers to the post-World War II hostility between world powers. But for MSU and U-M hockey fans, it means game time.
Outdoor hockey games always come with unknown variables and on Saturday night, U-M (16-8, 8-2 Big Ten) handled the elements much better than MSU (10-12-2, 4-4-2-2 Big Ten). The Wolverines scored just 1:43 into the game and never looked back on their way to a 4-1 victory over the Spartans at Soldier Field in Chicago.
MSU hockey (10-12-2, 4-4-2-2 Big Ten) had its three-game winning streak snapped Saturday night losing 4-1 to U-M (16-8, 8-2 Big Ten) in the Hockey City Classic.
Free throw shooting has perhaps been MSU's greatest weakness this season. On Saturday, that weakness was compounded to absurd heights.
The Spartans missed eight free throws in the first half against Illinois Saturday at Breslin Center, and three in the final four minutes of the game.
A classic display in poor free throw shooting cost MSU a necessary conference game against Illinois at Breslin Center Saturday, falling to the Fighting Illini 59-54.