Michigan's anti-bullying bill 'doesn't do enough'

Michigan’s anti-bullying bill ‘doesn’t do enough’

BY DANIELLE BEER Gov. Rick Snyder signed anti-bullying legislation that requires school districts to implement anti-bullying policies in their schools, but some say the bill doesn’t do enough to protect students.

Editorial: House Bill 4444 good for the state

Editorial: House Bill 4444 good for the state

BY MICHELLE MCCORMICK On March 15, Michigan House Representative Aric Nesbitt proposed House Bill 4444, which would gradually shift the state of Michigan fiscal year start date to July 1.

Lansing School District purchases 10 new buses

Lansing School District purchases 10 new buses

BY TERESA GEBHARDT The decision to purchase 10 new school buses for the Lansing School District came from the superintendent, T.C. Wallace, Jr., and chief operations officer Brian Ralph.

Greek life makes pledge to 'party smart'

Greek life makes pledge to ‘party smart’

BY KATHLEEN LOFTUS MSU Greeks “Stay Strong” and pledge to party smart and eliminate drug- and alcohol-related deaths in the community with Erica Upshaw’s help.

Michigan’s anti-bullying bill ‘doesn’t do enough’
Michigan's anti-bullying bill 'doesn't do enough'

BY DANIELLE BEER Gov. Rick Snyder signed anti-bullying legislation that requires school districts to implement anti-bullying policies in their schools, but some say the bill doesn’t do enough to protect students.

Editorial: House Bill 4444 good for the state
Editorial: House Bill 4444 good for the state

BY MICHELLE MCCORMICK On March 15, Michigan House Representative Aric Nesbitt proposed House Bill 4444, which would gradually shift the state of Michigan fiscal year start date to July 1.

Lansing’s Violence Intervention and Prevention Project
Lansing's Violence Intervention and Prevention Project

BY JENNIFER BIS

Lansing School District purchases 10 new buses
Lansing School District purchases 10 new buses

BY TERESA GEBHARDT The decision to purchase 10 new school buses for the Lansing School District came from the superintendent, T.C. Wallace, Jr., and chief operations officer Brian Ralph.

Greek life makes pledge to ‘party smart’
Greek life makes pledge to 'party smart'

BY KATHLEEN LOFTUS MSU Greeks “Stay Strong” and pledge to party smart and eliminate drug- and alcohol-related deaths in the community with Erica Upshaw’s help.

Lansing School Board approves funds for buses
Lansing School Board approves funds for buses

BY KATE MUDGETT The Lansing School Board recently approved the purchase of 10 new buses for approximately $788,000. The  board approved the purchase during their Oct. 20 board meeting.

Local workforce program offers opportunities, support
Local workforce program offers opportunities, support

BY ANGIE JACKSON When 18-year-old Danielle Woods returned to J.W. Sexton High School after winter break last year, she realized a high school environment was no longer for her.

Program puts high schoolers on path to leadership
Program puts high schoolers on path to leadership

BY ANGIE JACKSON A group of 32 high school sophomores gathered in a room in Hubbard Hall on Nov. 7 as instructor James Glazer highlighted the differences among “they’re,” “their” and “there.”

Parents call for state to fix budgeting issues
Parents call for state to fix budgeting issues

BY MICHELLE MCCORMICK The gap between the state of Michigan fiscal year and the public school system fiscal year has caused budgeting issues for the schools for years, and some parents have had enough.

Conflict ensues over vacant Oliver Towers in Lansing
Conflict ensues over vacant Oliver Towers in Lansing

BY TERESA GEBHARDT Lansing Community College claims the city never officially notified the public it was looking for a new tenant to occupy Oliver Towers.

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