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  • Michigan State coach Mel Tucker under investigation for sexual harassment of rape survivor, activist

    09/10/2023 7:10:29 AM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 23 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | September 10, 2023 | Shehan Jeyarajah
    Michigan State coach Mel Tucker is the subject of an ongoing university investigation into allegations of sexual harassment stemming from a complaint filed by Brenda Tracy in December 2022, the prominent rape survivor and activist against sexual violence told USA Today. In the complaint, Tracy alleges Tucker made sexually suggestive comments and masturbated while she "sat frozen for several minutes" during a phone call on April 28, 2022. Tracy visited MSU at least three times as an activist starting in 2021 -- including once in which she was recognized as an honorary captain at a Michigan State spring football game...
  • MSU Board of Trustees votes to ban all firearms on campus (Michigan State University)

    09/08/2023 10:31:51 AM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 34 replies
    Up North Live (Sinclair Broadcasting Group) ^ | 9/8/23 | Rachel Louise Just
    EAST LANSING, Mich. — All firearms have been banned on Michigan State University's campus and buildings, after the Board of Trustees voted Friday morning to close a loophole that allowed visitors to carry concealed firearms in public areas of campus. Currently, a Board of Trustee ordinances bans all student, staff, and faculty from carrying firearms on campus or in university buildings, regardless of whether they have a concealed pistol license, or CPL. An interpretation of the ordinance has allowed visitors to carry concealed firearms in public spaces on campus. Law enforcement and the Michigan State University Department of Police and...
  • Christian Students Sue Professor, Claim She Forced Them To Pay $99 To Fund Left-Wing Activism

    05/27/2023 8:57:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 05/27/2023 | Bill Pan
    Two Christian students at Michigan State University are suing a former professor, alleging that she forced them and hundreds of other students to pay a $99 membership fee to her own left-wing activist group as part of the course requirements.In a complaint (pdf) filed last week in a federal court in Grand Rapids, Michigan, second-year business students Nathan Barbieri and Nolan Randomski said they enrolled in a required business communication course taught by Amy Wisner this spring.Wisner, who described herself as “a single mom by choice, speaker, author, rebel professor, and social justice warrior” on a mission to “cancel the...
  • Students Sue Professor Who Allegedly Forced Class To Buy Subscription To Group That Donates To Planned Parenthood

    05/23/2023 1:21:54 PM PDT · by Twotone · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 22, 2023 | Alexa Schwerha
    Christian students filed a lawsuit against a former Michigan State University (MSU) professor who allegedly required her students to buy a subscription to her political organization that donated to Planned Parenthood, a complaint shows. The lawsuit alleges that Amy Wisner violated the students’ First Amendment rights when she forced her class to purchase a $99 subscription to “The Rebellion Community” that reportedly donated to Planned Parenthood. The students are represented by legal nonprofit Alliance Defending Freedom and filed the lawsuit against Wisner on May 18. “While Plaintiffs enjoy testing the mettle of their own views by exploring other ideas and...
  • Michigan State University lifts COVID-19 vaccine mandate

    02/28/2023 1:46:15 PM PST · by Yo-Yo · 6 replies
    The State News ^ | 2/28/2023 | Morgan Womack
    MSU is lifting its COVID-19 vaccine mandate effective today, Feb. 28. Deputy spokesperson Dan Olsen said MSU will still continue to encourage vaccinations, including COVID-19, because “all of these measures better protect health and well-being of our campus community.” Olsen said the widespread protection of the individuals who have already been vaccinated, plus new boosters and treatment options, eliminated the need for a campus-wide mandate. “Now, as both the virus and our understanding of it continues to evolve, there is widespread protection due to the number of individuals vaccinated,” university physician Michael Brown said in an email to the MSU...
  • Father of MSU Shooter: Change Laws so ‘Nobody Can Buy Guns No More’

    02/24/2023 7:35:51 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02-24-2023 | AWR HAWKINS
    The father of the 43-year-old alleged Michigan State University shooter is asking lawmakers to change laws so “nobody can buy guns no more.” The Detroit News indicated that 67-year-old Michael McRae now says he does not know where his son got the two 9mm pistols he allegedly had on his person during the February 13, 2023, attack. He had originally claimed his son bought the guns at a pawn shop.
  • Two 'lazy' Vanderbilt University deans are suspended after they used ChatGPT to write 297-word email to students about deadly mass shooting at Michigan State

    02/21/2023 4:35:13 PM PST · by matt04 · 20 replies
    Vanderbilt University has apologized for using artificial intelligence to write a 297-word email to students after the Michigan State University mass shooting, causing two deans to temporarily step down. The Peabody Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion sent students an email on February 16 reminding them to 'take care of each other' after the MSU shooting. Although the email came off as kind and offered students ways to help promote a caring environment with their peers, at the very bottom, it revealed it wasn't written by a human. ... Since the outrage begun, two deans who signed off on the...
  • MSU Shooting: The Blame Game

    02/17/2023 9:24:02 PM PST · by JohnRLott · 17 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | February 27, 2023 | John R Lott Jr
    If you believe tweets from Michael Bloomberg’s The Trace and its employees, I am “one major factor” why the U.S. hasn’t passed stronger gun control laws and thus, they claim, responsible for mass shootings in the United States. These are becoming regular tweets after each mass public shooting. They are upset that I have quoted mass murderers on their decisions to target gun-free zones. Yet, statements such as, “Areas where CCW are outlawed or prohibited may be good areas of attack” are common among mass murderers. That doesn’t make sense to gun control supporters. Immediately after this week’s shooting at...
  • Police: MSU Shooter Had Two Legally Purchased 9mm Handguns

    02/16/2023 9:30:08 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02-16-2023 | AWR Hawkins
    The Michigan State University Police and Public Safety Department confirmed Thursday that the Monday night attacker had two 9mm handguns on his person, both of which were legally purchased. MSU Police and Public Safety tweeted: UPDATE: We can confirm the shooter had two 9 millimeter handguns on his person at the time he was located. The weapons were purchased legally, but they were not registered. — MSU Police and Public Safety (@msupolice) February 16, 2023 Breitbart News reported that the alleged MSU attacker faced felony gun charges in 2019. Those charges, had they been pursued, would have barred the...
  • Murphy reintroducing background check legislation after MSU shootin

    02/16/2023 8:14:39 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02-16-2023 | LAUREN SFORZA
    Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) is reintroducing legislation to require background checks on all commercial gun purchases in the aftermath of the Michigan State University shooting that left three students dead. Murphy has pushed for stronger gun control legislation throughout his time in Congress, and is now once again calling for mandatory background checks for every firearm sale. If the measure became law, prospective gun buyers would need to undergo a background check for the sale or transfer of guns, including online sales, purchases at gun shows and through unlicensed sellers, according to the bill. Murphy told Poppy Harlow on “CNN...
  • Biden Pushes Universal Background Checks, ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban, Following MSU Attack

    02/15/2023 8:14:05 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02-15-2023 | AWR Hawkins
    President Joe Biden released a statement Tuesday on the Michigan State University attack and he called for an “assault weapons” ban, a “high capacity” magazine ban, universal background checks, and myriad other gun controls. The type of firearm used in the MSU attack has not yet been reported by police, nor has the means by which the attacker acquired said gun. Biden noted the MSU attack occurred one day before the fifth anniversary of the Parkland high school shooting, saying, “The fact that this shooting took place the night before this country marks five years since the deadly shooting at...
  • Mississippi official pleads guilty in welfare scandal that involves Brett Favre

    09/23/2022 5:35:58 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 8 replies
    CNBC ^ | THU, SEP 22 202212:06 PM EDT | Ken Dilanian
    A key figure in Mississippi’s welfare spending scandal has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges under an arrangement that signals he may be cooperating, according to court records. John Davis directed Mississippi’s welfare agency while it doled out millions of dollars in federal welfare money to projects investigators now say were improper, including a new volleyball facility requested by former NFL quarterback Brett Favre that benefited his daughter. According to court records, Davis agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud and theft — charges that together carry a maximum of 15 years in prison. “At Davis’s direction, (Mississippi’s...
  • Michigan State University: 15,000 Screaming Fans at Basketball Games is Fine, in-Person Learning Not So Much

    01/23/2022 10:13:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/23/2022 | Mike Miller
    (35)So what to call this? Selective useabuse of “science”? Bowing to educators? Blatant dishonesty? Money-grubbing? Sheer hypocrisy? Wait — I think I’ve got it. Let’s go with all of the above — and then some.Michigan State University won’t allow in-person learning until the final day of January, but at the same time has had zero problem with opening the Breslin Center arena to nearly 15,000 screaming fans for every Spartans home basketball game this month. Shocked? Me, neither.Michigan State University allows nearly 15,000 basketball fans at sold-out games but shuts down in-person learning in January— TheBlaze (@theblaze) January 23,...
  • Scientists Discover New Science of the Body’s “Second Brain” – New Leads To Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    10/04/2021 12:18:12 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies ^ | October 4, 2021 | By MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
    A network of glial cells, the logic gates of the gut’s nervous system, are seen in this micrograph. The cells — the dark orbs enveloped in gray — have been colorized according to how they respond to a chemical signal. Credit: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci./Gulbransen Lab ======================================================================================== Revealing the Logic of the Body’s “Second Brain” Scientists discover new science in the gut and, potentially, new leads on how to treat irritable bowel syndrome and other disorders. Researchers at Michigan State University have made a surprising discovery about the human gut’s enteric nervous system that itself is filled with surprising facts....
  • MSU vaccine mandate sparks petition (petition has been removed from

    08/03/2021 8:25:19 AM PDT · by PHloon · 16 replies
    EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – A petition has collected more than 8,000 signatures from people upset over MSU’s move to make vaccines mandatory. But the organizer says it’s not about the vaccine. “I got vaccinated, I believe in them. But I also think it’s up to everyone’s choice on whether or not they want to get vaccinated, so that’s my opinion on it,” said Madison Sokazz, an MSU student. The announcement sparked a petition on by senior Peter Sarotte. “My main goal is to inspire students around the country to stand up against these mandates and focus on what...
  • MSU officially decides to rename Nisbet building

    09/11/2020 10:11:35 AM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 19 replies
    Fox 47 Lansing ^ | Sept 11, 2020 | Fox 47 News
    EAST LANSING, Mich. — UPDATE: The board of Trustees made the decision official Friday morning. The decision was made during the MSU Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 11. (WSYM) - Michigan State University will rename the Nisbet building after a Ku Klux Klan connection was discovered. The university building located at 1407 S. Harrison Road was named after Stephen S. Nisbet, a former education administrator and former member of Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees. The building was named for Nisbet in February of 1974. However, it has recently come to light that Nisbet was a member of the...
  • Police ask college students to stop partying so officers can ‘avoid humans’

    05/13/2020 9:40:49 PM PDT · by lightman · 14 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 13 May A.D. 2020 | Justine Lofton
    BATH TOWNSHIP, MI - A police department near Michigan State University is asking student housing residents to refrain from throwing large parties so officers can “avoid humans” during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The Bath Township Police Department - known for its playful and hilarious social media presence - posted to the request to its Facebook page on Wednesday, May 13. “Dear residents of our student house, we’d prefer if we didn’t have to keep breaking parties up of 100-plus,” the post says. “K thanks.” The post is signed with “Officer trying to avoid humans.” The author tops off the post...
  • [Michigan State University] transitioning to online classes

    03/11/2020 7:58:53 AM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 13 replies
    Fox 47 Lansing ^ | 3/11/20 | Fox 47
    LANSING, Mich. — In a message sent to members of the Michigan State University community, MSU president Samuel L. Stanley announced that the school will transition all in-person classes to online classes, amidst the emergence of the first cases of the coronavirus in Michigan. Stanley also says the school is suspending non-essential domestic university travel until April 20. The move to online classes has been done by universities across the country, in an effort to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Stanley's message is below: Yesterday I wrote to you about plans the university was taking to prepare for potential novel coronavirus...
  • NJ Quintuplets will all attend Montclair State after college offers 5 free rides

    02/23/2020 4:46:24 PM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies
    The Star Ledger | 02.14.20 | Allison Pries
    The Povolos -- Victoria, Masha, Ashley, Michael and Marcus -- were awarded all tuition and fees for four years to attend Montclair State University. The Povolo quintuplets have decided they will all attend Montclair State University this fall. The university earlier this month offered the siblings -- Victoria, Masha, Ashley, Michael and Marcus -- full scholarships that cover tuition and fees. “We’re absolutely thrilled,” said Jeff Gant, director of undergraduate admissions at Montclair.The scholarship is worth about $250,000 collectively. Because of the good grades they earned at Passaic Valley High School, the quintuplets are also being admitted as Presidential...
  • N.J. university violated 1st Amendment by shutting down gun rights demonstration, lawsuit alleges

    01/19/2020 9:29:25 AM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies
    The Star Ledger ^ | 01.16.2020 | Noah Cohen
    Montclair State University officials violated the freedom of speech of a group of its students by shutting down a peaceful gun rights demonstration on campus last year, a lawsuit filed Wednesday claimed.MSU sophomore Mena Botros, president of Young Americans for Liberty, and two fellow students on Sept. 10, 2019 donned orange jumpsuits and posed as criminals while holding signs mockingly supporting “gun-free zones," according to the lawsuit.Some of the signs stated "every civilian gun is a threat” and “criminals for gun free zones.”Though the students were “peacefully expressing their ideas in a common outdoor area of campus,” a university police...