After it was voted on back in Fall of 2018, flat rate tuition has officially been in effect since the start of the semester. The flat rate cost is the equivalent of what 15 credit hours cost prior to the new flat rate installation. Now that the semester is two months, students have mixed feelings about how flat rate is affecting their schedule and the classes they’re taking.
On Tuesday afternoon, an elevator form collapsed on the
eleventh floor of The Abbot apartment construction site and was hanging on the
edge of the building. “They were placing that form, it shifted on them and it’s in
a position right now that it’s not supposed to be,” said East Lansing Fire
Department Captain Leo Allaire. “They have it stabilized with the crane and the
area right now is shut down to pedestrian traffic and vehicle traffic until we
can get this incident stabilized.”
Workers called in a crane from Detroit and engineers from Chicago to assess the damage.
A Michigan State University student tweeted early Thursday morning that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents were spotted in south neighborhood. Another tweet conversation shows two students talking about it. One person wasn’t sure if it happened that night, but says a resident assistant claimed this had happened within the last two weeks.