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Monday, March 18,2013

Job Fair

MSU students connect with potential employers

by L. Edward Street
Thursday, Sept. 8 — New college graduates are not immune to the unemployment crisis that has Lansing clocking in at a 9.2 percent unemployment rate, so Michigan State University gives current students a chance to get ahead by offering a variety of career fairs.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Turning back the clock

Meridian Heritage Festival takes place Saturday

by L. Edward Street
Thursday, Sept. 22 — More than 2,000 people are expected to pour into Meridian Historical Village this Saturday for the Meridian Heritage Festival.The annual festival is hosted by the Meridian Township Parks & Recreation Department, the Friends of Historic Meridian and the Nokomis Native American Cultural Center. This year’s theme will be based on the customs, games and cuisine of the Civil War period.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Race for Ele’s Place

MSU Homecoming Race raises funds for children's center

by L. Edward Street
Thursday, Oct. 13 – On Sunday, dozens of Lansing locals and revved-up Michigan State University students kick-start MSU’s homecoming week with the Spartan Sprint 5k run and walk race. But the story doesn’t end there. Ele’s Place, a Lansing-based healing center for grieving children, will receive the proceeds from the event, orchestrated by the MSU Residence Halls Association.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Racial tension among students: Has it changed?

Michigan State alum Ernie Green reacts to recent MSU racial issues

by L. Edward Street
Monday, Oct. 17 — Nearly 30 years after it was built, Little Rock Central High School unexpectedly became the centerpiece of the 1957 Little Rock Integration Crisis. Nine African-American students known as the Little Rock Nine were denied entrance to the school in defiance of the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling ordering integration of public learning facilities. Sixteen-year-old student Ernie Green was one of those nine students. Green will return to Lansing for the semi-centennial anniversary homecoming celebration of his MSU fraternity, Omega Psi Phi, this Saturday at the Causeway Bay Hotel.
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Wednesday, November 2,2011

Howl-oween in Old Town

Disguised dogs compete in annual costume contest

by L. Edward Street
Despite chilly weather, over 100 dog owners squeezed into registration lines for the event. WLMI-FM host Tim Barron hosted the competition and the Wag N Tails Pet Resort company handed out free dog treats and boarding coupons to the top three winners.
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Thursday, September 15,2011

History Makers visit Sexton

National back-to-school program coming to the Lansing School district

by L. Edward Street
Thursday, Sept 15 – If you’re convinced that good test scores usually equal a progression in learning, you’ll find a different opinion from Eva Evans, former deputy superintendent of the Lansing School District.
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