Magic Johnson Shares Thoughts On Lakers' 2022 Draft Pick

Magic Johnson's worlds collided when the Los Angeles Lakers made their selection in the second round of the 2022 NBA Draft last week. The storied NBA franchise used the No. 35 overall pick to acquire former Michigan State wing Max Christie. Christie isn't the only notable MSU alum to play...
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High-speed internet heading to rural Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) -Faster internet will soon spread across the state. Millions of dollars in grant money will go toward Michigan State University’s collaboration with an internet company to build infrastructure that’ll allow faster internet in underserved homes. MSU will be awarded $10.5 million dollars In federal money in its collaboration with The Merit Network […]
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Lakers icon Magic Johnson is jumping on the Max Christie hype train

The Los Angeles Lakers had only one pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, but they made sure to make it count. LeBron James will be playing alongside former Michigan State standout Max Christie in 2022-23, and for his part, Lakers legend Magic Johnson has decided to jump in on the hype train. On Monday, Magic […] The post Lakers icon Magic Johnson is jumping on the Max Christie hype train appeared first on ClutchPoints.

New members selected for MSU Alumni Board

Missouri State University recently selected four new members for the Alumni Association board. Caitlin Schaefer, ’18, relationship management associate for Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC. George Winston, ’93, director of admissions for Washington University in St. Louis. Mark Campbell, ’86, senior vice president at First State Community Bank...

Monroe County Agriculture: 'Flash drought' possible in coming weeks

Weather: MSU’s Jeff Andresen says that temperatures have been 2-4 degrees Fahrenheit above normal. Of concern now is the evapotranspiration as crop water demands continue at above normal rates. His medium range guidance calls for cooler and more seasonable temperatures the last few day of June and into early July. Beth Hall of Purdue’s July outlook continues to favor above-normal temperature and below-normal precipitation. She talks about a “flash drought,” a rapid intensification of drought, occurring over the next few weeks.

Miss Mississippi State wins the Miss Mississippi crown

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Miss MSU is now Miss Mississippi with Emmie Perkins taking the state crown Saturday [June 25] at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Perkins now advances to represent the Magnolia State and the university during the Miss America competition later this year. A senior communication/public relations major at MSU, Perkins is a native of Hattiesburg.

Grammy winner Dionne Warwick to kickoff annual MSU Lyceum Series

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WJTV)– Award winning, R&B legend Dionne Warwick will kickoff the 75th annual Mississippi State’s Lyceum Series with a performance on Thursday, September 29. The performance will begin a five-show season featuring a variety of acts, from theater and dance troupes to a brass band. Each show will be held at 7:00 p.m. in Lee […]

Michigan State basketball reportedly to host Villanova in 2022 Gavitt Games

The Michigan State basketball 2022-23 season is coming together.  In recent weeks, we've learned how the Big Ten portion of the schedule sets up and who will be MSU's ACC/Big Ten Challenge opponent. On Monday night, CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reported the matchups for the Gavitt Tipoff Games, the early-season series between the Big East and Big Ten, named after the former longtime Big East commissioner Dave Gavitt. ...

'Breed & Bootleg' star hopes Emmy win motivates Flint artists to tell their story

FLINT, Michigan — “I hope that this award is a form of motivation and inspiration. I hope that local artists can see in us the true potential in themselves,” said Ira “Bootleg” Dorsey of The Dayton Family, when reflecting on the impact of bringing home an Emmy for the film Breed & Bootleg: Legends of Flint Rap Music.

Report: Michigan State hosting Villanova in Gavitt Tipoff Games

Michigan State basketball is reportedly going to be part of the Gavitt Tipoff Games – an annual series between the Big East and Big Ten teams that started in 2015 – for the third time in program history next season. Villanova will travel to Breslin Center to face the Spartans in one matchup in the eight-game event, per CBS Sports college basketball insider Jon Rothstein.