In this special episode of Focal Point News, we take a look at some of the cool things Spartan students, facility, staff and alumni are doing. From crazy sports to serious studies to interesting inventions, learn more about the work being done here at Michigan State and all around the country by those who bleed green.
In this week’s news a Michigan boxer is on the road to the Olympics, Pennsylvania polls report voting machine problems during Tuesday’s election and Chris Brown hosts a massive yard sale at his California mansion. All this and more news on this edition of the Spartan News Update.
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.
On this episode of Focal Point News, we bring you breaking news about racial and ethnic incidents challenging MSU’s inclusivity on campus. Meanwhile, California passed a new law requiring some universities to offer abortion pills, and Spartan students weigh-in with their thoughts. While men, women and children dressed up as Wonder Woman for a 5k last week to empower women and celebrate their accomplishments, Michigan State cautioned certain costume choices for Halloween this year to be as respectful as possible. Swinging over to sports, MSU’s Men’s Basketball team made history by snagging the number one slot in the preseason rankings. Plus, find out what makes running relaxing in the mind of a cross-country Spartan.
On this episode of Focal Point News, we bring you breaking news on a fatal car crash in East Lansing. An elevator form shifted at a construction site in downtown East Lansing creating an eight hour fix. Plus, Michigan State switches from green to teal for “It’s On Us” week to raise awareness for sexual assault prevention. Also, we get student opinions on the university’s new flat-rate tuition model. Media day for the much-anticipated men’s basketball team gave us an insight into what the players expect from this season.