Michigan State’s comic book collection — the largest comic book collection in the world that holds over 300,000 items — was the center of the MSU Comics Forum, along with various panels, research presentations and discussions that addressed marginalized communities in comics.
A variety of research presentations — featuring topics ranging from right-wing extremism in relation to soccer games to diabetic retinopathy and how it affects vision — professional workshops and shortened thesis presentations made up the all-day 11th annual Graduate Academic Conference.
The organization aims to create a place for students to build friendships and enjoy their time at MSU. In the past year, the organization has hosted several events, including a Halloween party, movie nights and study groups around mid-terms and finals.
Racism, body shaming, fetishization and sexualization — these issues plague the gay community worldwide. At Michigan State, the gay community is not immune to these problems.
Fermaglich provided information on the many different paths that legal name changes have taken during the past 120 years, specifically during the World War I and II eras, when it became more necessary and required for women to have jobs. However, the legal name changes did not stop then.
Art, unity and justice. These words stood as a mantra for the Second Annual Social Justice Art Festival — an event created to bring attention to social issues both inside and outside Michigan State.
Sachs is renowned for his activism and judicial rulings against discrimination, most notably in his majority opinion that struck down South Africa’s law defining marriage to be between a man and a woman.
Special Collections — a division of the Michigan State Library that holds an accumulation of rare books for research purposes — is planning to host a series of weekly events that showcase various highlights of the archived collection.
The MSU Board of Trustees welcomed three new members during their first meeting of the semester. Student organizations provide their insight on the new additions to the board.