Across the country, around the table: MSU students celebrate Thanksgiving

According to the National Turkey Foundation, approximately 46 million turkeys were consumed across the United States in 2015. Like those turkeys, Michigan State University students are preparing to scatter across the country this Thursday to end up stuffed. Taylor Rhelle, a sophomore studying mechanical engineering, is going home to Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin for Thanksgiving. She said seeing family is her favorite holiday tradition since she lives out-of-state and doesn’t get to travel home often. Rhelle said she’s looking forward to eating her grandmother’s crescent rolls, which are “definitely better” than Pillsbury.

LCC comedy play running for second consecutive weekend

Lansing Community College’s theater department is playing the comedy “The Government Inspector,” a play that takes place in 19th century Russia. The first two shows happened on Friday, Nov. 3,  and Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Dart Auditorium at 8:00 p.m.. The next showing is Friday, Nov.

Lansing residents talk about their city

“There’s almost always something to do here and free. Lansing is blooming right now, during the summer the Lansing city parks were very popular for their concerts and events.”

Nancy Heldt, Elementary School Cafeteria Employee.  

 

“Lansing is a city on the cusp of serious change… changing demographics, changing economic drivers, changing political characteristics.”

Dr. Bryan Beverly, Research Assistant and Coordinator of the Fellowship of Instructional Leaders with MSU’s College of Education, Office of K-12 Outreach and Lansing School Board member.  

“We have a lot of diversity here in Lansing. It’s not like on the outskirts where it’s not diverse.