Prosecutor Siemon could reopen MSU sexual assault cases
Feb. 1 2018
The multiple investigations of Michigan State University and its failures to address cases of sexual assault allegedly committed by athletes also involves actions — or inactions by the Ingham County...
Jan. 29 2018
This week, the local dining scene was shaken by the surprise closing of the Dolson in Charlotte. It had been a joint effort between the Lansing-based restaurant group Potent Potables Project and the Charlotte-based...
Jan. 29 2018
Adreian Payne alleged sexual assault statement abridged version.In the early hours of Aug 31, 2010, officers from Michigan State University knocked on the door of a dorm room in Wonders Hall
Jan. 28 2018
When Zhou Tian, an associate composition professor at Michigan State University, sat down in 2015 for an intensive five-month writing retreat, he wasn't thinking about the Grammy Awards
Jan. 25 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) Anders Haugen competed for the U.S. as a ski jumper in the 1924 Winter Olympics. Although he was an accomplished athlete who had previously set a world record for distance, he...
Bishop Boyea gets an earful from Lansing Catholic, IHM parents
Jan. 25 2018
There appear to be no blacks on the teaching staff at LCHS. The 2017 Cougar yearbook, “Evolve,” shows 35 teachers and eight administrators, counselors and chaplains. It’s impossible to...
Velvet art show flips shame into pride
Jan. 25 2018
But the first velvet art exhibit ever mounted in Michigan, according to the curators, is no stunt. That collective purr is a bold assertion of pride in paintings that are usually dismissed as kitschy junk
National Broadway tour brings powerful message
Jan. 25 2018
The fierce acting and strong voice of the central character, Jenna Hunterson, played by Desi Oakley, helps make “Waitress” powerful. As a stifled pie maker finding her inner strength, Oakley...
Night for Notables honors great Michigan writers
Jan. 25 2018
Ford will be interviewed by another Notable Book author, Monica McFawn, whose collection of short stories and her first book, “Bright Shards of Somewhere Else,” won a Notable Book Award in...
Lansing booking company hits the 10-year mark
Jan. 25 2018
To celebrate the milestone, Twin Peaks, PUP and notable locals Michigander, Greet Death and Stefanie Haapala, performed a commemorative concert last week at the Crofoot in Pontiac. Well attended and highly...
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Ten years in, Record Lounge finds peace in REO Town
Jan. 25 2018
It’s 11 a.m. in REO Town, not early enough to feel like the living dead, but not too late to feel the fading warmth of a Michigan winter sunrise. Record Lounge owner Heather Frarey flips her closed...
Lacking a heavyweight music venue, Lansing relies on small clubs
Jan. 25 2018
Before writing this article, we at City Pulse asked our readers a question: What is your favorite place for live music in the Greater Lansing Area? We got the usual answers like Mac’s, the Robin...
Shaken and stirred by the Sam Shepard classic
Jan. 25 2018
“Buried Child” begins with Michael Hays as Dodge onstage while an unseen Amy Rickett as his wife, Halie, yells from above a real stairway in her imagined room. Their prolonged long-distance...
Mindy Jones
Jan. 25 2018
In her Tweets, Jones referred to George Zimmerman, who shot and killed black, unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, as an “American hero,” referred to Chinese buffets as “chink...
Jan. 18 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) Many American women did not have the right to vote until August 18, 1920. On that day, the Tennessee General Assembly became the 36th state legislature to approve the Nineteenth...
Spencer granted two of hours of speaking time on MSU's campus
Jan. 18 2018
White supremacist Richard Spencer has been granted two hours of speaking time on Michigan State University’s campus. His appearance is slated for March 5, the first day of MSU’s spring break,...
National Broadway musical tour featuring world-class talent comes to East Lansing
Jan. 18 2018
Director Diane Paulus (“Finding Neverland”) is backed by an all-female creative team, including screenwriter Jessie Nelson (“I Am Sam”) and composer Sara Bareilles (“Brave.")
How the HIV epidemic in Michigan could be ended in a decade Hope and challenges in the trenches
Jan. 18 2018
With effective biomedical interventions, but no cure, Michigan leaders believe the end of HIV could come as soon as a decade. The question: Is the infrastructure in place to remove barriers and finance...
New exhibit unearths candid photos of the legendary artist
Jan. 18 2018
Andy Warhol dons a black suit and tie with sunglasses, while an unnamed man hangs in the background. Warhol’s daily life is celebrated by the new Broad Art Museum exhibit, “Andy Warhol: A Day...
SOS spokesman: City wrong on excluding pot drive petitions
Jan. 18 2018
City officials are preparing to take legal action against 26 noncompliant provisioning centers, but some operators are taking a risk by staying open and pinning their hopes on winning a lawsuit that would...