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Biden wins Michigan primary; state’s new voting laws get test

Former Vice President Joe Biden was projected to win today’s Michigan Democratic primary as the state tried out its new voting rules. Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose campaign got a lift in the 2016 Michigan primary, found 2020 to be deflating.

East Lansing, including MSU students who were registered on campus, also faced questions about renewing property taxes that support the Capital Area Transportation Authority, Ingham County parks and trails, Potter Park Zoo, special education services and county health care services.

MSU Museum’s Teal Talks give survivors a platform

Images from the “Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak” exhibit. At the Michigan State University Museum, a series of Teal Talks is being hosted in the “Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak” exhibit. These talks take place on the second Friday of every month for an hour.  

The museum opened the exhibit in April 2019 to provide a healing and learning environment to raise awareness regarding sexual violence. The talks provide a forum for community members, students, staff and faculty all over campus to participate in facilitated conversations led by scholars and advocates about the exhibit and the important issues it raises,” said Elesha Newberry, campus outreach specialist.

WATCH: Nancy Pelosi’s Response to President Trumps Budget Proposal, Michigan State Gymnastic Trial, and a History Making Film

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have responded to President Donald Trump’s budget proposal. Former Michigan State Gymnastic Coach Kathie Klages is on trial for two counts of lying to authorities in connection with Larry Nassar. The film Parasite made history at the Oscars on Sunday Night. Parasite was the first non-English speaking film to ever win best motion picture.

Michigan State guard Taryn McCutcheon surveys the court as she dribbles

‘He was the biggest advocate’ to female athletes

The death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant on Jan. 26 shook the hoops community to its core. Even though the five-time NBA champion is best known for his feats in men’s basketball, his loss also t devastated the women’s sports world, a community for which he was a lifelong advocate. 

On the campus of Michigan State university, the women’s basketball team, a group comprised of many lifelong Bryant fans, is saddened. 

“It’s very sad, it’s almost surreal, especially as a parent of two daughters,” assistant coach Maria Fantanarosa said. “He was the most high profile supporter of the women’s game. And I don’t think that’s because he had four daughters, I think that was because he was a very visionary guy.