The State – 11/05/21

Rachel Fulton

Protesters gather outside Delta Kappa Epsilon, advocate for accountability

On Wednesday, protesters gathered around the Delta Kappa Epsilon or DKE Fraternity to advocate for liability and accountability. Students gathered for about two hours.

The DKE Fraternity released a statement saying any alleged misconduct has “no place in our fraternity, and is in conflict with the values of DKE.”

An MSU spokesperson said he was not made aware of any allegations that were made towards the fraternity.

Hospital caregivers protest outside Sparrow Hospital demanding better conditions

The hospital workers union for Sparrow Hospital put on an informational picket outside the hospital Wednesday night in support of safer conditions for workers.

People outside were workers at the hospital as well as former patients who experienced issues due to the understaffing.

The event, billed as an informational picket, also protested the hospital’s policies and proposed contracts for pay, bonuses, and benefits for caregivers.

Sparrow Hospital administration proposed a contract for caregivers last Friday which is also the last day of negotiations between the administration and the workers.

This event had guest speakers; State Representative Sarah Anthony, State Senate Curtis Hertel, and Michigan’s AFL-CIO President, Rob Bieber. A new round of negotiations starts on Tuesday Nov. 9.

Preview: No. 5 Michigan State questing to continue Cinderella season at Purdue

Michigan State is taking on Purdue this Saturday in West Lafayette. The team is hoping to continue their perfect season.

The team is 8-0 after defeating rival Michigan, 37-33 Saturday.

The first college Football Playoff rankings dropped Tuesday evening with MSU debuting at Number 3. This is the first time MSU has made the CFP top 25 since 2018.

The Spartans are expected to kick off at 3:30 p.m. on ABC.

Based on original reporting by Morgan Womack, Maddy Warren, Dan Netter, and Sam Sklar. Script by Shakyra Mabone.