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The State – 10/21/20

The State - 10/21/20

Haley Sinclair, Case deKoning

October 20, 2020

The MSU Library will hold a virtual screening of "RBG" tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 22 to commemorate the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The event will be free to all and open to the public. This event is cosponsored by the MSU Michael and Elaine Serling Institute for Jewish Studies...

Mel Tucker declines to name starting QB in latest media availability session

Rocky Lombardi/ Photo Credit : MSU Athletic Communications)

Jared Ramsey, Football Beat Reporter

October 20, 2020

East Lansing- The 2020 Michigan State football season is almost upon us.   As of right now, MSU has not chosen a starting quarterback or middle linebacker for the season opener against Rutgers. The new coaching staff has had limited contact with the team this preseason due to the COVID-19 pande...

The State – 10/20/20

The State - 10/20/20

Caroline Miller and Case deKoning

October 19, 2020

Magic Johnson hit Michigan's campaign trail to endorse presidential nominee Joe Biden along with other national Michigan Democrats at his alma mater Everett High School, Johnson joined Rep. Elissa Slotkin and U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters. Johnson said he strongly believes that electing...

Charles Willekes and Luke Fulton suspended indefinitely for September arrest

Spartan Stadium (Photo Credit: MSU Athletic Communications)

Nathan Stearns, Football Beat Reporter

October 19, 2020

EAST LANSING- Charles Willekes and Luke Fulton, both redshirt freshman linebackers for Michigan State, were and remain suspended indefinitely from the football team after being arrested in East Lansing on Sept. 8 at a fraternity house.  Both players were arrested after an incident broke out at the Pi ...

The Undercurrent – 10/18/20 – New global health studies graduate program

The Undercurrent - 10/18/20 - New global health studies graduate program

Nick Saba

October 19, 2020

Nick Saba talks with Dr. Rebecca A. Malouin about the new graduate program Masters of Science in Global Health Program focused on global relations studies at Michigan State University. Dr. Malouin oversees all aspects of the Master of Science and Graduate Certificate programs in global health. Dr. M...

City Pulse on the Air | 10.18.20

City Pulse on the Air | 10.18.20

October 19, 2020

On this edition of City Pulse On the Air, editor and publisher Berl Schwartz continues his conversation with MSU political scientist Matt Grossman about the latest developments in the 2020 presidential election. Reporter Cole Tunningley speaks with locals Jo Shoup and Ashley Stommen about the corona...

The State – 10/19/20

The State - 10/19/20

Case deKoning and Lacie Hudson

October 18, 2020

Early cancer studies have promising next steps after the biotechnology company Lodo Therapeutics acquired the cancer research company Hibiskus BioPharma which was co-founded by Michigan State University professor and associate chair for research of pediatrics André Bachmann. The co-founders discovered...

Three MSU student-athletes test positive for COVID-19 during latest round of testing

Spartan Stadium North End Zone/ Photo Credit: MSU Athletic Communications

Michael Markoch, General Assigment Reporter

October 16, 2020

EAST LANSING- Between Oct. 7-14, Michigan State University conducted 93 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests on student-athletes and staff members.  Of those 93 tests, 81 were administered on student-athletes while 12 were used on staff members.  Three student-athletes tested positive during the latest roun...

The State – 10/16/20

The State - 10/16/20

Lacie Hudson and Case deKoning

October 15, 2020

Michigan State University President Stanley provided the community with an update on the school's COVID-19 financial situation. The fiscal year began on July 1, and Stanley noted that student enrollment, which was finalized last week, is a big contribution to this year's finances. This fall there...

The State – 10/15/20

The State - 10/15/20

Lacie Hudson and Case deKoning

October 14, 2020

Governor Gretchen Whitmer's request to delay the Supreme Court's decision to cancel all emergency orders until Oct. 30 has been denied. However, new emergency orders issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and local health departments  including Ingham County Health Department...

Suzy Merchant talks key players for upcoming MSU women’s basketball season

Suzy Merchant talks with the media/ Photo Credit: MSU Athletic Communications

Aidan Champion, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter

October 14, 2020

EAST LANSING- Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant took the podium Wednesday morning for her first media availability of the 2020-2021 season. Right off the bat, Merchant addressed the difficulty of preparing for the season during a pandemic. “I feel like I’m on a golf cart that isn...

Michigan State begins practice for upcoming season

Aaron Henry shoots the ball vs Maryland/ Photo Credit: MSU Athletics Communication

Brendan Schabath, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter

October 14, 2020

EAST LANSING - The past seven months have featured an uproar of confusion, uncertainty and sadness for many players, coaches and fans at all levels of the sporting world. Missing out on the most fantastic time of the year and the madness that comes with it was also quite taxing on many college basketba...