Jan. 30 2019
Join Riverwalk Theatre for a special performance of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” with funding going toward young adult literacy in the capital region with the organization Reading Is Fundamental...
Peers praise Satish Upda for empathy, expertise, tone
Jan. 24 2019
In its first week under the microscope, the particle has already demonstrated that it attracts rather than repels. A gentleman and a scholar, a collaborator and a listener, a University Distinguished Professor...
King's northern campaign
Jan. 17 2019
The enriching root of education and its potent fruit, voter registration, were life and death matters in the segregated South. King was determined to recruit help. Although his responsibilities were multiplying...
Jazz and classical highlights of 2018
Dec. 27 2018
With apologies to William James, the varieties of musical experience in Greater Lansing — thanks to an overflowing local music scene and the region’s power to attract distinguished visiting...
SkyVue Apartments
Dec. 27 2018
After all that cities have learned about humanizing scale and design, and after all the recent talk about properly developing the Michigan Avenue corridor linking MSU to the Capitol and downtown Lansing,...
Guitarist Mark Whitfield livens up MSU for week-long residency
Dec. 6 2018
Mark Whitfield puts jazz guitar in its rightful place —total, cosmic ubiquity. At a late afternoon gig Monday with the Michigan State University Professors of Jazz, Whitfield teleported in any direction...
Dec. 6 2018
I am a proud graduate of Michigan State University (James Madison College, 1972). And, my respect and support for this great university is unwavering in spite of lapses, mistakes, and setbacks, because...
Nov. 22 2018
“There was a lot of indiscriminate copyright infringement,” Barton said. “Another aspect of the legend is that many of them were scanned off duplication machines or Xerox machines at...
Nov. 15 2018
“A collection of artists, critics, donors and more gather for the opening,” Roznowski said. “A harried curator welcomes the audience to the opening and then sets the audience free to...
Nov. 8 2018
We all get down on our luck, but we must get back up. Hosts Media Sandbox invite Michigan State University students and entrepreneurs from different walks of life to campus to share their personal experience...
Oct. 18 2018
Sparty has one, William Beal has one, Magic Johnson has one and, of course, former President John Hannah has a statue in his honor. I’m sure you will agree after reading “Duffy Daugherty: A...
Melissa Aldana pushes MSU jazz chemistry into the purple zone
Oct. 4 2018
The music swirled with Monkish eddies and whirlpools, giving Aldana lots of room for one of her favorite ploys — sauntering behind the beat, daring you to think she’s lagging behind, only to...
Oct. 4 2018
Co-president Josh Lathan, a senior psychology major, has been fascinated by the paranormal since he was a child. Lathan grew up in a house he felt had strange, macabre activity that couldn’t be explained...
Broad Museum exhibit shines a light on Charles Pollock and his times
Sept. 20 2018
Charles Pollock was a master of color and form in his own right, a questing mind, a meticulous teacher and a great dancer to boot, but he was used to being introduced as the brother of Jackson. Far from...
Sept. 20 2018
“It was a student and faculty-led movement on campus in opposition to state-sanctioned racial oppression in Southern Africa — Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe as well as South Africa — that...
‘Disorientation Guide’ focuses on student protest
Sept. 6 2018
A group of students and alumni — billing themselves as “Pissed Off MSU” — last week printed more than 600 pamphlets they’re calling the “Disorientation Guide.”...
Sept. 6 2018
Since 2002, incoming Michigan State University freshmen have been reading the same book each year as part of the One Book, One Community reading program. And each year, with Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”...