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Over the last 50 years, the average age of people who got married has risen from the late teens to mid-twenties. The norm of high school sweethearts has become a norm of college sweethearts today, and colleges are often the sites of movie-like meetings between couples. We at ing Magazine would argue that MSU’s campus […]

There’s a building to the north of campus that has been said to resemble a silver shark or a spaceship and stands out from the red, brick architecture of North Neighborhood. Designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid and opened in 2015, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is a building of angled steel that […]

I was born in the dead of winter—which, for a Floridian, doesn’t mean much of anything. Winter, for a Floridian, is really just a Less Hot Summer: a balmy 85 degrees Fahrenheit on Christmas Day. Welcome to Swampland! So, you might ask, why would a Floridian ever come to Michigan for school? Why choose to […]

You’ve probably heard of the Myers-Briggs personality test, and you’ve probably been given some sequence of four nonsense letters (like INFJ, ENTP, and so on) and a little description that doesn’t really  tell you anything about yourself.  These letters are a code, and the sequence denotes different cognitive functions. There are sixteen combinations of letters, […]

White elephant is a gift game, most often played during the winter holiday season, with the power to irrevocably bond people in blood pacts or to tear relationships apart forever. It all begins with every person bringing a gift—usually, a cheap, re-gifted item (in my case, the succulent I killed), or a gag gift—and being […]