Postal clerk, Phil Luce, has been in the postal industry for over 30 years, but his career his officially coming to an end. “I retired, sat at home for a few years, then was offered this position,” said Luce. The Michigan State Union post office has been servicing the East Lansing community for over 40 years. However, that will all come to an end on December 14th, 2018. The post office is shutting down due to lack of usage and unbalanced operational costs and is just one of the many offices going out of business across the country.
With the November Election less than a month away, many students are gearing up to vote. Some vote absentee in their home districts, while others choose to vote here in East Lansing. Either way, it can get confusing, especially for first-time voters. For students who plan on voting, East Lansing City Clerk Marie Wicks’ message is simple. “I don’t care where you vote, I care that you vote,” Wicks said.