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East Lansing "One Book" Sparks Dialogue on Adoption

Monday, September 11, 2017

Evan Dempsey spoke with East Lansing Library Director Kristin Shelley about how she sees her family's experience connecting to this year's One Book. He also brings our readers news of upcoming local events on A Long Way Home.

MSU Considers Game-Day and Party Stress on East Lansing

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

MSU is considering setting up a MASH-style field hospital to deal with the swamping of local emergency services caused by alcohol abuse during big game weekends. What other actions is the university taking to deal with party stress on East Lansing? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

Your ELi: What We Lose if We Lose ELi

Friday, December 2, 2016

We've had to say goodbye to long-time reporters like Peyton Lombardo while we work towards making ELi financially sustainable. It's necessary, but that doesn't make it easy.

Beam Up Soon, East Lansing

Monday, August 15, 2016

What is the FRIB, and when can you get a tour? ELi's Science geeks Aron Sousa and Kepler Domurat-Sousa explain.

Bailey Balconies Go Back to Council

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Above: the property at issue under construction

The question of whether a new Bailey-neighborhood rental apartment complex can have balconies has been sent back to City Council, as the developer has explained to ELi why the balconies didn’t go to Council for approval in the first place.

All Tobacco Banned on MSU-Owned Property as of August 15

Thursday, May 26, 2016

As of Aug. 15, 2016, Michigan State University will prohibit all tobacco products from being used on university-owned property. Visitors to campus will not be able to smoke cigarettes, chew tobacco or use e-cigarettes and vaporizers.

MSU is among the last of Big Ten Universities to enact such a ban, and university officials are eager to see how the ban affects MSU’s initiative toward a healthier campus culture.

MSU spokesman Jason Cody said the Office of the Provost elected a committee to oversee the ban and ensure all opposing opinions were addressed.

Dick Estell, WKAR's "Radio Reader" Dies at Age 90

Monday, May 9, 2016

East Lansing lost an icon of literacy, public service and public radio when Richard “Dick” Estell died May 6, at the age of 90.

Long before there were audio books on cassette, CD or services like “audible,” it was possible to tune into WKAR for half an hour in the morning and get the next installment of a book read in the calming, gentle voice of Estell, WKAR’s “Radio Reader.”

MSU Students Study, Save and Spread the Word about Bees

Monday, May 2, 2016

With the arrival of spring come warmer weather, blossoming flowers, and excitement for summer. But for some eager, nature-minded students at MSU, it is also the perfect weather for honey bees. Bailey Bees, a new student group, manages thousands of bees that currently live on the roof of Bailey Hall in the Brody Neighborhood on campus.

Literature Feeds the Soul: RCAH Center for Poetry holds annual edible literary competition

Monday, April 11, 2016

 

For many book lovers, the idea of writing in a book is simply cringe-worthy, but how about eating one?

April 1st marked national Edible Book Day, in which organizations around the country hosted an Edible Book Contest. On March 31st the RCAH Center for Poetry held their 8th competition in the LookOut Gallery of Snyder-Phillips Hall, on the MSU campus. The only requirment of this contest is that whatever a contestant creates, it must be edible and related to literature.

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