Mange Avec Moi! (Eat With Me!)

By Jim Camilleri CAUTION: Have a snack nearby before proceeding. After stepping off the plane into the airport, Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to be exact, my fatigue from being awake for the past 24 hours immediately faded. This was the first trip that I traveled cross-continentally, and it was worth every minute. Seeing the Eiffel…

Be a Tourist in Your Own City: Part 2

  by Chloe Trofatter In my second installment of “Be a Tourist in Your Own City,” I want to share a local fall tradition, Uncle John’s Cider Mill. Uncle John’s serves as a place for not just family gatherings, but MSU club and organization excursions as well. Because of this, you will see kids, teens,…

Be a Tourist in Your Own City

by Chloe Trofatter   As a second-year student at Michigan State and someone who has been visiting my family in the area since childhood, you’d think I’d know just about all there is to know about the City of Lansing. But in all reality, that is far from the truth.  As the school work and…

Traffic Jam & Snug

By: Mimi Anagli The act and process of eating food is undoubtedly an art. It’s not just a means to provide your body with energy, it is an experience. The experience and culture tied to eating is so paramount to our everyday lives that there is an entire field of study dedicated to it called…

To Tea or Not to Tea

By: Annie Dubois I don’t know about you, but whenever I receive a questionnaire and one of the questions reads, “coffee or tea” I wish whoever made the forum would consider that maybe there are people that prefer both— me being one of them. I will say, however, that although tea and coffee share the…

MSU’s Fair Trade Future

By: Annie Dubois As American consumers, we rarely consider where our products come from. Being a part of a Western society means that we usually get most of our food, clothing, and other everyday items at a chain store where we purchase those goods and never think about that transaction again. It’s easy, really, to…

My Ecological Footprint

By Kara Headley With today’s ever growing population more resources are needed to sustain a quality of living. This brings about the idea of the ecological footprint, or how much space on earth would be needed, in theory, to sustain a person’s lifestyle (Robbins). This idea stems from Malthus’s theory that a growing population will…

3 Things I’ve Learned Since I Went Vegetarian

By: Annie Dubois   It’s actually very easy To be honest, I never really believed I could do it. To give you some background on my upbringing, my Grandpa is a beef farmer and for 5 years I showed and sold cattle at my county fair. My family eats the beef from my Grandpa’s farm…

The Things A Friend Can Do

By Carson Yenchar Whenever you need a friend, they’re always there. It’s like they have these super sensors attached to them that lets them know you’ve had a rough day. A good friend is always by your side when you need them, and they provide adventure and humor to lift your spirits to the highest…

Our Convenience Could be the Earths Destruction

By Haylie May In this time period, a lot of the choices we make are based upon convenience. New technologies and developments make it easier to keep up with the fast-paced, work centered attitude our culture has taken up. Grabbing a plastic bag at the grocery store instead of bringing one of your own is…

Galentine’s Day

By Carson Yenchar     Ah, Valentine’s Day. The one day to celebrate with your significant other by showering them with chocolate and flowers. A day where one shows their devotion and appreciation through poorly written poetry or cheesy songs about hearts and giggles. If you’re like me, and you’re single and not quite ready to…

Harvest Fest

By Annie Dubois Saturday, October 14th was a cold and rainy day, but that didn’t stop the Harvest Fest from rockin’! The goal of Harvest Fest is to connect students and families to resources and programs surrounding the environment. My friends and I stopped down at the Student Organic Farm to see some of our…