Michigan State University

WATCH: Michigan State Students Aim For Racing Glory Through Formula Racing

Feb 10, 2020
Peter Hulett

State Racing, a student group for more than 30 years, builds a race car from scratch with one goal: to win at Michigan International Speedway.

The MSU Broad Museum
Scott Pohl/WKAR

Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum had one of its windows vandalized earlier in January, and the MSU Police Department is asking the community for assistance in identifying 3 suspects who were caught on security cameras.

woman at table
WKAR File Photo

Attorneys for former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon announced Thursday that they’ll file a motion to quash another Eaton County judge’s decision that ordered Simon to face trial in circuit court.

Michigan State Students Prove Dodgeball Is Way More than A Kid’s Game

Nov 20, 2019
Jack Waynick

The club sport is popular at MSU, with students showing off speed and strategy to win.

Looking To Make Millions After College? Michigan State Students Look To E-Sports Fame

Nov 19, 2019
Julian Mitchell

Some Spartans e-gamers want to turn their talents into streaming and competition careers. 

Charles Rogers
MSU Athletics

Cody Tucker is a former features reporter for the Lansing State Journal who got the opportunity to fly down to Florida and spend intimate moments with former MSU football great Charles Rogers, who sadly died on Monday morning. Tucker details what it was like getting to know the once revered football star, telling of how his meteoric rise led to a dark ending away from the gridiron. 

The group Students for a Multicultural Building is lobbying for a standalone structure at MSU, where students of color can organize and have meeting space. MSU is one of six,  14 Big 10 schools without a standalone multicultural building.
Screenshot, Change.Org Petition

This month, several incidents at Michigan State University have highlighted conversations about how safe students of color feel on campus. It’s renewed interest in the need for a safe space. One student organization at MSU wants to build a freestanding multicultural center.


Nancy Schlichting, second from left,  stands behind MSU Trustee Melanie Foster.  She served under a year of the remainder of George Perles' term before resigning, citing trustees unwillingness to waive privilege and conduct an independent investigation.
Alec Gerstenberger, WKAR

Nancy Schlichting has resigned from the Michigan State University Board of Trustees after serving under a year of the remaining four years of George Perles’ term. She sent a letter to Governor Gretchen Whitmer over the weekend resigning from her post citing the board's unwillingness to conduct an independent investigation of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. 

Michigan Capitol Building
w.r. richards / WKAR-MSU

A study by Michigan State University, University of Michigan, and the University of Pittsburgh published earlier this week shows that the rate of firearm deaths in the U.S rose drastically beginning in 2015. 

Michigan State Club Football Players Find Fulfillment In Love Of The Game

Oct 16, 2019
MSU Club Football
Jack Waynick

They don’t get the bright lights on Saturdays, but are men that play for the love of the game.