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In need of a relaxing night in? We have the perfect reading list for you. This winter, curl up with a cup of cocoa and one (or all) of these best-selling novels. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Closeby Jonathan Safran Foer Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is on a mission through New York City to find the lock […]

Our lives are fast-paced and frenetic enough, and though it’s nice to have things to accommodate the quick pace — smartphones, TiVo, etc. — it’s equally important to buck the trend at times and settle into a calmer atmosphere. Music affords us a perfect opportunity to unplug, and an unheralded but impressive acoustic artist like […]

Michigan State University alumna Lauren Hall was in Grand Rapids, Mich., with her boyfriend, Derek, celebrating their anniversary when they received a surprising gift from a thoughtful stranger. The couple was at dinner when an older man sitting at a nearby table started talking to them. “He said we reminded him of himself and his […]

As a girl, there is nothing worse than knowing Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and that you’re going to spend it, once again, alone. You’re not going to get a teddy bear or chocolate; you’re not going to upload pictures to Instagram in a red dress with your significant other. No — you […]

Being a freshman in college is hard enough. Being a freshman at a school in a foreign country takes an incredible amount of courage. But that is exactly what General Management freshman Shuang (Sarah) Chen chose to do. I contacted Sarah and asked her a few questions about her first semester here at MSU. LR: […]