Here are the top stories for August 14.
MSU Football held its media day earlier this week, where its goals for the season were discussed.
Despite their recent success, including being ranked No.
Coming in at No. 6 in the preseason rankings, expectations for MSU football have never been higher. Four 11-win seasons in five years, two top-5 finishes in as many years and success on the recruiting trails will do that for a team.
The MSU Museum's annual Great Lakes Folk Festival made its way to Downtown East Lansing Friday, Aug.
Michigan State's W.J. Beal Botanical Garden hosted its third concert of the summer on Friday, Aug 7, when Oleg and Natalia Bezuglova performed a their duet at lunchtime.
The Bezuglova's are both graduate students here at MSU and their performance is exactly what organizers of the event had in mind when setting up the Music in the Garden program.
"This is exactly what we were shooting for on this sort of event," Botanical Technician Pete Murray said.
MSU police ran the evacuation, allowing most of the boy scouts on campus for the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference into the stadium and, after a brief exercise, ordered them out in a simulated weather emergency.