The Digital Scholarship Lab offers technology-based workshops, teach-ins and assistance to instructors, students and the university community at large — serving as a space on campus where anyone can come to explore technology.
From world-building to coding, a lot goes into videogames before they can move from production to the screen. The Game Studies Guild at Michigan State aims to educate the community about the history behind games, the politics involved, as well as the social aspects such as accessibility, racism and the role of LGBTQ representation in games.
During its final week at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, Media Artist Kuai Shen’s “0h!m1gas: A Biomimetic Stridulation Environment” art installation took part in an “altered tour.”
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.