Transgender Day of Remembrance rally in Lansing

Wednesday was Transgender Day of Remembrance and a few organizations teamed up to hold a rally downtown. Free Mom Hugs and Stand with Trans hosted the event to honor transgender lives that are no longer with us. A few speakers talked before a crowd about their own experiences and offered solutions to problems as well as a few words of encouragement.

Watch Focal Point: multiple wildfires in California, Joe Bachie suspended by Big Ten and more.

On this episode of Focal Point News, we take a look at a group of sustainable students that received funding from the state to make CATA Bus stops safer. California’s ongoing wildfires continue to ravage the state with strong Santa Ana winds spreading the flames. Some spartan ghost hunters take us on an exclusive search for spooky activity. Joe Bachie is suspended indefinitely after testing positive for a drug banned by the Big Ten conference. East Lansing residents will be voting for city council members Tuesday, with six candidates running for three spots.

RHA hosts first ever “Intentional Leadership” Summit

What happens when you get student leaders together in one spot? They learn to be even better. That was the goal at a summit called “Intentional Leadership.” It included members from the black caucuses to greek life representatives. The student leaders worked in groups for workshops and participated in panel discussion.

Watch Focal Point: Full coverage of March Madness from Iowa, new travel documentation, information on Brexit and more

On this edition of Focal Point, learn more about the new documentation you will need to travel in the next few years and a new dining hall accommodating people with food allergies that will be on campus in the fall. Also, a group of girl scouts set a goal to sell the most Girl Scouts cookies in the entire state of Michigan. In sports, we take you to the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, where Michigan State advances to the next level. In entertainment, we give details a Broadway Musical that is coming to the Wharton Center. These stories and more on this edition of Focal Point.