Drunkest City

The Lansing area is known for many things. It’s home to the largest university in Michigan and well as the State Capitol. 

However it recently became known for something else

Why Net Neutrality Affects Us All

The internet as we know it may not be the same in the next couple weeks if we kiss net neutrality goodbye. Professor and Chairperson for the Department of Media and Information Johannes Bauer explained what net neutrality exactly is. “Net neutrality is a set of policies that constraints Internet access providers from discriminating against certain types of content and certain types of devices or certain types of content providers,” Bauer said. Without this principle behind net neutrality, our freedom on the World Wide Web will be reduced immensely. Bauer does research with the Quello Center at Michigan State and studies the implications behind why proposals such as this are placed in the first place.

What Will the Senate Tax Bill Do to Graduate Students?

In a series of shocking twists and turns, Senate Republicans were able to pass their tax bill, their first legislative victory of the year. The Senate Tax bill calls for a mass overhaul of the American tax code. Everything from tax brackets, health care to graduate student loan rates were touched upon.

Duke beats Michigan State in the Champions Classic

CHICAGO, Illinois – The No.1 ranked Duke Blue Devils defeated the No.2 Michigan State Spartans in the Champions Classic 88-81 on Tuesday night. Duke’s senior guard Grayson Allen led all scorers with 37 points and showed the nation he is not afraid of shining on the big stage. Spartans’ sophomore forward Miles Bridges, a preseason National Player of the year frontrunner, had 19 points, five rebounds, and four assists. Bridges scored 16 points in the second half. The Spartans were outrebounded 46-34 and gave up 25 offensive rebounds.

East Lansing residents react to Michigan Senate vote on guns

East Lansing, Mich. – In light of the 317 mass shootings this year, the Michigan Senate approved a bill that would allow Concealed Pistol Licensers to carry in traditionally gun-free zones such as churches or schools. If passed in the Michigan House of Representatives, those with CPLs could undergo eight additional hours of training to receive the certification allowing them to carry in the zones. East Lansing residents are split on the issue. “I can understand why the lawmakers are saying that they want to put that bill out there.