MSU’s East Black Caucus and NAACP hosted an Election Watch Party on Nov. 8 in Wells Hall. As electoral votes for the elections came in that night African-American student had various opinions, feelings and concerns after final election results as a community at MSU.
Donald Trump Jr. visited Michigan State’s Campus on November 2nd, 2016 to rally the community in support of his father, President-Elect Donald Trump. Along with the rally at the MSU Union, protestors filled the halls outside of where the rally was held.
MSU students gather for “The Day After” event hosted at MSU’s Business Complex. Students came to listen to a selected panel of staff and MSU community members speak about their thoughts and feelings of the happenings on election day.
Individuals with the Native American heritage shares their stories before, during and after the U.S. election 2016. Cassandra Shavrnoch is a MSU senior serving as one of the co-chairs for the North American Indigenous Student Organization (NAISO). Jordan Hood is a MSU senior first time voting. Joe Webster is a therapist who was invited as a guest speaker at the Native Fall Feast hosted by NAISO.
On Friday, Nov. 4, 2016., a rally for vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence was held at the AVFlight Hanger in Lansing, MI prior to the Nov. 9 election day. A large crowd gathered amid different jets and airplanes parked inside and Pence addressed them for approximately 35 minutes before departing to the next stop on his tour of Michigan.
The MSU College Democrats hosted the Rally Against Hate, Bigotry, Racism, and Sexism in lieu of the 2016 presidential election results on Nov. 10, 2016. The rally was held at the rock on MSU’s campus at 5:30pm. Over one thousand people attended.
After four years of planning and construction, the new newsroom in the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences celebrated its grand opening. On November 8, 2016 over 300 students gathered in the newsroom for Mi First Election student election coverage. MSU faculty and professors assisted students in delivering a newscast that aired live, online and on WKAR.