Watch Focal Point: Spartan Football resumes, graduating seniors struggle to find jobs during pandemic, and East Lansing prepares for socially distanced Halloween

On this edition of Focal Point, a look at the recently announced changes to the Spring Semester and how MSU plans to keep students healthy while slowly reopening. Due to the pandemic, one East Lansing business is forced to close its doors, and graduating students struggle to find jobs. Big Ten football is back, but two MSU linebackers will not take the field after being arrested in September. Other varsity sports will not return at all after the Athletic Director announced swimming and diving have been cut. Those stories and more on Focal Point.

Trick-or-treating altered but not canceled by COVID-19

This Halloween, ghosts aren’t the only invisible problems that trick-or-treaters and parents have to be mindful of. With COVID-19 still able to be spread in mass numbers, participants must engage in social distancing. Parents passing out candy must find another way to make sure the kids get what they came for, because handing it to them will not be an option. While Karin Polischuk plans on using a table to keep proper distance from trick-or-treaters, other parents have decided to get more creative. “I’ve seen people even putting shoots from their second story windows down below”, said Polischuk.