Michigan’s familiar coolness, marks that a pivotal change is on the brink—for college students, that is. Fall is a time for new and returning college students to celebrate their transition into a new semester full of endless possibilities and opportunities.  Though we come to MSU for an education, “college” ultimately means something different to everyone. […]

Growing up is hard. There is no other way to put it. We have to learn how to navigate life, and we won’t always get it right the first time. Sometimes, it feels like we are running in place with a rain cloud over our head, but other days the sun shines, birds sing and […]

March isn’t normally a time of change or positivity. The weather is still gloomy and we’re in the thick of spring semester, which is rarely a good feeling. March 2018 is an exception. Fresh activities, a focus on arts and culture and new leadership at MSU bring opportunities for positive change. Creativity is all around […]

As of the time of this magazine’s printing, MSU has made media headlines for its failure to adequately address allegations of sexual assault in a variety of contexts. We’re aware. We’ll be covering these stories on our blog as they unfold. But we want to remind you of this: The students are what make MSU, […]

In this issue of ing Magazine, we focus on facets of tradition. The idea of traditions prevailed in creating this issue because they are a prevalent part of our lives that we give significant meaning and value to. They’re something we grow up with, something that shapes us into who we are — something we […]