Shabbazz Academy is a hidden gem in Lansing

Off of Martin Luther King highway in Lansing is Shabazz Public School Academy (SPSA). A charter dedicated to giving students the basic learning skills in reading, writing and math along with so much more. Shabazz Public School Academy is named after Ell Hajj Malik El Shabazz, better known as Malcolm X. The school’s focus is providing an Afrocentric learning experience to its students and empowering them while they’re getting ready to move on to the next level. Many of the students are proud to be receiving such a great opportunity from SPSA. “You can get a great education and learn more than you usually do at different kinds of schools,” said Christopher Isaac, an SPSA student.

Michigan State students react to spring snow shower

It has now been more than two weeks since the seasonal transition into spring, but it seems mother nature did not get the memo. On April 4, the city of East Lansing experiences 27 mph winds, close to an inch of snowfall and temperature reached a high of 33 degrees Fahrenheit and a low of 23 degrees. In the week ahead, the cold temperature is predicted to remain steady. According to the 10-day weather forecast, East Lansing is expected to receive two more snow showers between now and April 11. Temperatures will not exceed 50 degrees until April 12.