On Saturday, the Michigan Pride Festival celebrated its 30th year in Lansing. Upbeat music and rainbow flags were spread out throughout march, which began on Grand Avenue and ended on the steps of the State Capitol building. Those in attendance included drag queens, local politicians, several churches and many families.
Help from Michigan is coming to Midwest farmers affected by severe flooding. Founding members of Farm and Rancher Aid from West Michigan will head to Nebraska in late June to help farmers rebuild fencing, barns and other property.
A gas leak has caused the evacuation of 12 homes and a church in Portland on Thursday afternoon. Authorities blocked off the area of West Grand River Ave near N. West Street and asked for it to be avoided until further notice.
The meeting was called into session by newly-elected COGS President Meagan Abel. In her role, she gave recognition to the new representatives, those graduating and presented awards to those who had perfect attendance throughout the year.
Michigan State professors Pilar Horner and Johanna Schuster-Craig teamed up two of their classes from the social work and global studies departments to create a migration teach-in series.
Devin Durocher has spent the better part of the year writing, producing and directing his own short film called “Reggie” — a science fiction comedy about a robot and the ups and downs of the world he lives in.
The program, called the Michigan-Chile Investigative Journalism Program, is made possible by a grant provided by the U.S. State Department and U.S. Embassy in Chile. It will take place from May 30 to June 10 and is the second time the program will take place at MSU.
MSU Climate Change Team discuss Michigan environmental issues people are facing across the state.
The Graduate Employees Union, or GEU, of Michigan State — a labor union made up of graduate students employed by the university — held a teach-in rally to shed light on its salary proposal, the ongoing contract negotiations taking place with MSU administration and other issues.
Information collected in the survey will be anonymous. Invitations to participate in the voluntary survey will be sent out via email Tuesday, however, the final survey report is not expected to be available until fall 2019.