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MSU Trustee Slams College Mask Mandates

Sep 10, 2021
The trustees sit at a long table at the back of a large room, with a screen with text behind them. We see the backs of attendees' heads in the foreground
Scott Pohl / WKAR

A Michigan State University trustee is criticizing higher education institutions like MSU for requiring students to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Republican Pat O’Keefe used his comment time at Friday’s trustees meeting to blast vaccine mandates. O’Keefe says the decision to vaccinate should be left up to individuals.

Nassar's Eaton County Appeal Denied

Sep 7, 2018

(MPRN) Attorneys for convicted serial sexual predator Larry Nassar were back in court Thursday. Nassar is the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients under the guise of treatment for decades. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) A former Michigan State University gymnastics coach was in court Thursday. Kathie Klages turned herself in to police and was arraigned on criminal charges for lying to law enforcement – a felony and a misdemeanor. 

MSU Announces Search Committee For New President

Aug 23, 2018
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-East Lansing)  Michigan State University has named a search committee to find a new president. The school has been under fire since hundreds of women said they were sexually assaulted by former MSU sports doctor, Larry Nassar. 

Engler Under Fire At US Senate Committee Hearing

Jul 25, 2018
Sign on the Michigan State University Campus, Branislav Ondrasik, Wikimedia Commons
Branislav Ondrasik / Wikimedia Commons

US Senators grilled former Michigan governor John Engler about his leadership at Michigan State University. Engler is currently interim president of MSU. The hearing was one of three so far in response to Larry Nassar.