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Transforming waste into reuable materials at the Michigan State Recycling Center 50,085 students, 5,100 faculty and 6,500 support staff make up the Michigan State community. Aside from being Spartans, we share one other common factor — the emission of daily, individualized material waste. Yet just a few hundred yards from the intersection of Farm Lane […]

I remember the day I got my first smartphone; it was toward the end of my junior year of college, and literally everyone else I knew already had one. In an effort to save money, my family had always opted for basic phones that could make phone calls and maybe take pictures if you were […]

SNL Turns 40

It’s 2015, and Saturday Night Live (SNL) is entering middle age with its fortieth season. Forty years of sketch comedy, live parody, nationwide hilarity, political lampoons and late-night shenanigans. Forty years of pushing the boundaries of American television. Forty years of introducing America to some of its most well-loved comedians: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Tina […]

My home away from MSU is in the Pend’Oreille Valley in British Columbia, about fifteen miles from the small city of Trail. We’re close to the United States border, near the Waneta Dam where the Pend’Oreille and Columbia rivers converge. My dad lived there before he met my mom, and I have spent every summer […]

With the holidays over and the New Year underway, it’s easy to fall into a bit of a financial slump. To overcome this and prepare for a successful year, it’s important to find a few ways to revitalize your finances and get back on track. Start out by assessing your spending from the past year. By […]