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. 

Police Chief Mike Yankowski photo
WKAR file photo

After retiring as Lansing’s police chief this summer, Mike Yankowski has started a new job at Michigan State University.

Yankowski’s new position is assistant director of institutional ethics and compliance. His first day was October 28th.

Raequan Williams
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State Spartans were defeated by the Illinois Fighting Illini, 37-34, as the team lost its fourth straight game and fell to 4-5 on the season.  

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.


MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Some Michigan State University students and faculty held a public forum Tuesday to talk about a recent research project that many deemed to be offensive and racially charged. 

Julie Sochay / WKAR-MSU

WKAR held two screenings on October 15 around the VOCES film The Pushouts as part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. 

portrait: Samuel L. Stanley Jr.
Courtesy / Michigan State University

Michigan State University will announce details this week about the upcoming search for a new provost.

Dianne Byrum and Samuel Stanley photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

The president of Michigan State University says several racially-charged incidents have produced what he calls “a very difficult week.”

Michigan State’s Next Sports Championships May Be Lurking In Cyberspace

Oct 15, 2019
MSU League of Legends

MSU’s League of Legends esports team is one of the best in college, and the players are setting Big Ten and national championships as their 2019-20 goal.

Football Helmet and Ball
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Jonathan Taylor rushed for two touchdowns, Wisconsin’s defense posted its fourth shutout of the season and the No. 8 Badgers cruised to a 38-0 win over Michigan State on Saturday.