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MSU professor and East Lansing High School coach dies of heart attack  The State News

Ed Outslay, a Michigan State professor in the Broad College of Business and an assistant baseball coach at East Lansing High School, died yesterday at age ...

Funeral set for East Lansing assistant baseball coach who died before Diamond Classic game  Lansing State Journal

Ed Outslay, 67, died Monday after throwing batting practice for the Trojans' varsity team.

East Lansing HS Coach Ed Outslay Dies at Age 67 After Throwing Batting Practice  Bleacher Report

An assistant baseball coach in East Lansing, Michigan, died after throwing his team's batting practice prior to a game, according to Eric Lacy of the Lansing State ...

East Lansing High School expands foreign language curriculum  Spartan Newsroom

After unanimous approval by the School Board, a sixth-year foreign language course will be offered at East Lansing High School this fall. Students begin ...

East Lansing students hold walkout for gun reform  WILX-TV

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- The problem of gun violence back on the minds of students and parents in Mid-Michigan on Wednesday. Students at East ...

Lawmakers push to require librarians in public schools  City Pulse

LANSING, May 11 — Michigan is one of the worst in the nation for library access, ranking 47th for its student-to-school librarian ratio, according to the Michigan ...

East Lansing school board might add sexting to sex ed curriculum  Spartan Newsroom

East Lansing might soon see sexting on the sex education curriculum for middle and high school students. Sexting, or sending sexually explicit photographs or ...

Is your school following Michigan's anti-bullying law? Probably not.  Lansing State Journal

An East Lansing dad helped create Michigan's anti-bullying law after he lost his son to school bullying. He now questions whether schools are following it.

On the issues - candidates for East Lansing school board  Lansing State Journal

Six candidates are running for the East Lansing Public Schools Board of Education. The State Journal asked candidates to respond to a questionnaire about key ...

Breslin a familiar place for Michigan basketball's ex-East Lansing star Brandon Johns  Lansing State Journal

Michigan's Brandon Johns Jr. 'looking forward to' return to East Lansing, where he grew up and starred in high school.

2018 LSJ Great Grads: East Lansing High School  Lansing State Journal

The Lansing State Journal proudly presents the 2018 Great Grads from across the region. This special feature recognizes the top high school students from 45 ...

No. 2 DeWitt hammers No. 3 East Lansing, 37-0, in battle of Division 3 powers  Lansing State Journal

The Panthers' defense shut down Kobe Hayward and the Trojans' vaunted offense.

See where Lansing area high school seniors are committed to play sports in college  Lansing State Journal

From baseball to cycling to football and volleyball, see what schools area athletes will be attending for sports in the fall.

East Lansing Public Schools seek to increase diversity  Spartan Newsroom

East Lansing Public Schools, while currently not the most diverse school district, is making efforts to change for the better. According to the National Center for ...

Sexual assault reported at East Lansing High School  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - Police are investigating a sexual assault reported last week at East Lansing High School.

East Lansing High School cultivates enthusiasm for music through variety  Spartan Newsroom

The music program is growing and changing within the walls of East Lansing High School. Parents and students said that, while the school has great facilities, ...

Tom Izzo gives unforgettable welcome to Iron Mountain team before MHSAA state title game  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo's high school alma mater received an unforgettable welcome at the Breslin Center before it made history on ...

East Lansing High School continues 50-year-old tradition of floor hockey  Spartan Newsroom

The high school band battled giant speakers that were blasting music. The gym was full of students and parents watching in anticipation, cheering for their ...

Magic says vote for Tim for the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame  WILX-TV

The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame is preparing for it's 2019 class and WILX's own, Tim Staudt, is in the running.

East Lansing High School Apologizes for Head Wrap Incident  WLNS

LANSING, MI – Yesterday morning at East Lansing High school a female African American student was told by her English teacher to immediately remove her ...

Know before you go: 56th East Lansing Art Festival is this weekend  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING — Whether you're looking to add to an extensive art collection or enjoy live music and a good meal, the 56th annual East Lansing Art Festival is ...

The dizzying Mexican food scene in Lansing  City Pulse

At Casa de Rosado, more than a dozen are gathered to watch Latino activist Lorenzo Lopez demonstrate on how he cooks his signature enchiladas. It has the ...

The cost of progress  City Pulse

In 1955, Mary Jane McGuire and her husband, Cyril, moved to 1609 W. St Joseph St. during a time when black families and business owners ruled the west side ...

Meet some of Greater Lansing's outstanding high school graduates  Lansing State Journal

With their final year of high school behind them, hundreds of graduating seniors across Greater Lansing are collecting diplomas and preparing for life's next ...

Tom Izzo gives unforgettable welcome to Iron Mountain (Mich.) before state title game  USA TODAY High School Sports

EAST LANSING — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo's high school alma mater received an unforgettable welcome at the Breslin Center before it made history on ...

See how Lansing-area high schools rank on state's new public school rating system  Lansing State Journal

A new rating system for public schools in Michigan debuted last week with Williamston High School at the top among local high schools.

Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Visit the East Lansing-MSU Community this month  WKAR

Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States, will be visiting the East Lansing-MSU community this month as part of the 2018 One.

Why a 15-year-old has East Lansing talking about racism  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - It started with a 15-year-old and an essay. It could become a citywide effort to educate and possibly heal. East Lansing officials are ready to ...

Brandon Johns makes his introduction  The Michigan Daily

For a minute there, Brandon Johns felt like he was in high school again.

Former star athletes to lead Eastern, East Lansing high schools  Lansing State Journal

Marcelle Carruthers and Andrew Wells spent their adolescent years walking the halls of Eastern and East Lansing High School, respectively.

Judy Putnam: Prof live tweets ELHS sex ed  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING — Alice Dreger attended her son's sex education class at East Lansing High School on Wednesday. She live tweeted it, too. With 45 sharply ...

Lansing-area students walk out to protest gun violence, honor Parkland shooting victims  Lansing State Journal

Hundreds of students in the Lansing region marched out of school to protest gun violence and honor those killed at in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14.

Couch: Michigan State, Lansing United star DeJuan Jones closing in on MLS dream  Lansing State Journal

Former East Lansing star, just back from training from two MLS clubs, leads his hometown Lansing United.

Former MSU players, fans gather to honor Gus Ganakas  WILX-TV

There were plenty of laughter and tears during the two-hour funeral for Gus Ganakas.

Schools Rule: East Lansing High School  WILX-TV

The Trojans at East Lansing High School kicked off Schools Rule in 2015 right with a lot of school spirit and unique activities.

Bath-DeWitt | Spartan Newsroom  Spartan Newsroom

News and information from student journalists at the Michigan State University School of Journalism.

East Lansing's status as a college town provides unique opportunities to its high schoolers  Spartan Newsroom

For many high schoolers across the nation, there's no major university in sight for miles around. This isn't the case for students at East Lansing High School, ...

Eric Bach  Spartan Newsroom

Eric Bach is a journalism student in the Class of 2021. In addition to his journalism major, he has a minor in sports journalism. His focus is on sports, he works as ...


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East Lansing's Brandon Johns dreams of playing at maize and blue  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING — Brandon Johns has dreamed about running onto the court at a Michigan State basketball game since the day he made his college decision.

Community events from around Greater Lansing | October 2018  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening around Greater Lansing in October 2018.

Kiernan Brown: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kiernan Brown is a Michigan man accused in the murders of Kaylee Ann Brock and Julie Ann Mooney who police say was caught during a "killing spree."

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

MI Set To Adopt First-Ever K-12 Computer Science Standards  WKAR

Computer science is one of the nation's fastest growing industries. Technology evolves quickly, and students must have the skills to navigate an.

East Lansing's Jaida Hampton named Michigan's 2018 Miss Basketball  Detroit Free Press

How East Lansing's Jaida Hampton went from reserve varsity player to Michigan's 2018 Miss Basketball winner.

East Lansing grad wins scholarship for distracted driving video  WILX-TV

A former East Lansing High School student has won a college scholarship contest for her message to teens about distracted driving. Kelley Sweitzer, who is a ...

Community events from around Greater Lansing | September 2018  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening around Greater Lansing in September 2018.

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Former Michigan State basketball coach Gus Ganakas dies at 92  Detroit Free Press

EAST LANSING — Former Michigan State basketball coach Gus Ganakas died Friday morning. He was 92. Ganakas coached the Spartans from 1969-76, going ...

Xavier Tillman: 5 things to know about the Michigan State basketball forward  Lansing State Journal

Here are 5 things to know about Michigan State basketball forward Xavier Tillman.

Holt-Delhi Township  Spartan Newsroom

News and information from student journalists at the Michigan State University School of Journalism.

Emily Towns  Spartan Newsroom

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this nationally recognized campaign is attempting to educate the nation on sexual violence, increase public ...

East Lansing breaks ground on Red Cedar Elementary, renovations to come  Spartan Newsroom

East Lansing's school board officially broke ground on Red Cedar Elementary, the first of six schools in the district set to undergo construction on April 9.

High school freshman Alex Hosey sits for anthem to highlight his town’s history of housing discrimination  The Undefeated

Alex Hosey had been thinking about making a statement that would make people acknowledge his town's past — but he didn't exactly know what he'd do or how ...

Michigan high school football scores: Week 5  Detroit Free Press

Michigan high school football scoreboard for Week 5 from around the state.

East Lansing apologizes for decades of racism, plans annual community conversations  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING -- East Lansing's City Council passed this week a resolution that apologizes for the racism people experienced in the city until about 50 years ...

Flint whistleblower's book selected as 'Great Michigan Read'  City Pulse

The phrase “nevertheless she persisted” could have been written with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha in mind. Hanna-Attisha is the Flint pediatrician who with the help ...

Angela Mulka  Spartan Newsroom

Angela Mulka graduates from Michigan State University in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism; Concentration in Environmental Reporting. She will ...

Putnam: East Lansing focuses on preventing suicides  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING – A wounded school district, reeling from recent back-to-back high school student suicides, is getting some much-needed moral support from ...

Why referee shortage may have long-term consequences for high school, youth sports  Lansing State Journal

LANSING - For nine straight academic years, the Michigan High School Athletic Association has seen the number of registered officials for sporting events drop.

This Morning: Report ranks Okemos High School number 11 in Michigan  WLNS

According to a new U.S. News & World Report, Okemos High School is now listed as one of the best high schools in the state of Michigan.

Why Brandon Johns is exactly the breakout player Michigan basketball needs  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - For a college basketball program, it doesn't get much better than what Michigan's doing these days. *Fresh* off its second national ...

Successful St. Johns football coach Dave Mariage steps down  Lansing State Journal

When Dave Mariage decided he wanted to teach and coach, he always envisioned himself being like Jack Piotter, who was his offensive line coach at East ...

Lea Mitchell  Spartan Newsroom

Lea is sophomore journalism student at Michigan State University with a minor in sports and broadcast journalism. She plans to graduate in 2021 with a ...

What's it like to be transgender in high school? Current, former students weigh in  Lansing State Journal

Williamston is the first district in the region to put into policy how it'll treat transgender students. It's unlikely to be the last.

See the high school girls basketball Dream Team and all-area  Lansing State Journal

See the Lansing area girls basketball standouts from this winter.

East Lansing mom with Stage 4 cancer gets chance to hear her son practice piano again  Lansing State Journal

Kalil Olsen's talent won him an award from Yamaha as well as a brand new piano. He'll be able to practice at home, which is music to his mother's ears.

Lansing public high schools struggling to make students college-ready  Spartan Newsroom

The Lansing Public School District has gained an outstanding reputation for their high schools from some. But others say the academics are as poor as Detroit ...

East Lansing basketball standout Brandon Johns heads to Ann Arbor  Spartan Newsroom

Most people who closely follow college basketball recruiting might have thought a top basketball prospect born and raised in Lansing would choose to stay ...

3 East Lansing High School students face potential charges after allegedly carving swastikas into lockers

MLive media partner WLNS-TV reports one of the lockers belonged to a Jewish student, who took offense to the symbol engraved on her locker.

Two Local Players Make MIAA First Team  WILX-TV

Two Olivet College basketball players have made all Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association first team, Tracy Edmond and Trevor Manuel. Edmond played ...

Meet Michigan State's 'Waffle Guy,' who got ESPN airtime for basketball game antics  Lansing State Journal

This Michigan State senior created a GoFundMe page Monday entitled "Get the Waffle Guy to the Big Ten Tournament."

Here are Michigan's Academic State Champs for 2019  Bridge Michigan

This is it: Michigan's Academic State Champs for 2019. Continuing an annual tradition, Bridge Magazine is recognizing the best high schools in Michigan.

Michigan State honors Gus Ganakas with jersey patch  Lansing State Journal

The Michigan State men's basketball team will wear a patch honoring Gus Ganakas, the Spartan basketball coach from 1969-76 and played an instrumental role ...

Nessel, Civil Rights Commission among LGBTQ+ Inclusion Awards honorees  City Pulse

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is among this year's seven recipients of the City Pulse LGBTQ+ Inclusion Awards.

East Lansing's Finamore took unlikely road to coaching  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - Steve Finamore has some of the biggest names in basketball in his digital Rolodex. He's a text away from Michigan State men's basketball ...

Michigan State vs. Michigan basketball: 'Waffle Guy' takes center stage to mixed reviews  Lansing State Journal

Who is the mysterious Waffle Guy that got almost a minute of face time during the second half of Saturday night's ESPN telecast between Michigan State and ...

After Beilein's departure, future uncertain for Michigan's recruits  The Michigan Daily

As the dust settled following Monday morning's news that John Beilein would leave Michigan to become the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the ...

Does your child's teacher miss too much school?  Lansing State Journal

A majority of full-time teachers working in 11 Lansing School District buildings missed more than 10 days during the 2013-14 school year.

Sun setting on Eastern  City Pulse

The arched windows of Lansing's Eastern High School are webbed with fine tracery that reads like cursive script on a ruled tablet of limestone and brick.

Michigan State's Kenny Goins fulfills his promise to his uncle – and then some  Lansing State Journal

The Goins family used to joke that Kenny would get his uncle lower-bowl tickets at Breslin. He did that and more on senior night.

Community events from around Greater Lansing | June 2018  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening in Greater Lansing in June 2018.

Fate of Red Cedar divides East Lansing school board candidates  Lansing State Journal

Update - A previous version of this story inaccurately stated Kath Edsall's workplace and the educational status of her children. It has been corrected.

East Lansing school bond supporters say main goal is to inform, not persuade  Spartan Newsroom

Supporters of the East Lansing school bond say they know they can't persuade every resident to support the bond, so they're focusing on making sure everyone ...

Ixion Ensemble brings 'Hope'  City Pulse

From a bickering married couple to serious dialogue about racism, hope shines through eight selected works for the last production of the Ixion Ensemble's 2019 ...

Local piano student wins piano award  WILX-TV

An East Lansing High School student who has autism, and a gift for music, is the first winner of a new award. News 10's morning anchor Lora Painter finds out ...

Michigan State basketball: Get to know the members of the 2019 Final Four team  Lansing State Journal

Take the chance to get to know the 2019 Michigan State Final Four men's basketball team.

Lansing Police Department discovers lost copies of 'Behind the Badge'  City Pulse

The book, “Behind the Badge: the History of the Lansing Police Department,” by Patricia E. Heyden, was long thought to be out of print. It will be on sale for $25 ...

A Student's Essay Pushes A City's Apology  WKAR

Tonight , the East Lansing City Council is expected to make a symbolic gesture that's taken 50 years to materialize.

Putnam: Sex ed divides East Lansing parents  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING – Stephan Turner and Stuart White are both fathers of East Lansing High School students. They had opposite reactions to their fellow parent ...

Mila Murray  Spartan Newsroom

Mila Murray is a sophomore journalism student at Michigan State University expecting to graduate in 2020. She works as the student government reporter at The ...

Rachel Hyams  Spartan Newsroom

Rachel Hyams is a broadcast journalism major with a minor in sports reporting. Her journalistic interest include sports, entertainment, and lifestyle. She inspires ...

Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit East Lansing as part of 'One Book' events  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - A memoir written by the first Latina and third woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, has been chosen as the ...

Great Grads 2016: Lansing Catholic High School  Lansing State Journal

Parents: Carl Boehlert and Paula Somohano of Okemos.

From foster care to fulfillment: U-M program gives hope to foster students across Michigan  University of Michigan News

ANN ARBOR—Cherish Fields spent many unsettled years moving around in foster care before proudly graduating from the University of Michigan with degrees ...

Family spreads hope after death of East Lansing student  WLNS

Tragically Sydney isn't the only East Lansing high school student to recently take her own life. According to others at the event, another female freshman student ...

Summer deadline for Ingham County schools of choice  Spartan Newsroom

Thinking of sending your child to a school of choice? A complete rundown of how the schools of choice program works in Michigan, and specifically in Ingham ...

From the Archives: High school graduations  Lansing State Journal

High school students across the United States are counting down the days until graduation. It's a bittersweet occasion.

Pewamo-Westphalia shuts out Ithaca, 38-0, in battle of Michigan football powers  Lansing State Journal

ALMA - The showdown between state powers Ithaca and Pewamo-Westphalia may not have lived up to the hype as far as competitiveness. But P-W showed just ...

Overnight, it's a new Michigan. Women sweep to power in change election.  Bridge Michigan

Welcome to Michigan, legalized pot (Proposition 1). So long, gerrymandering (Proposition 2). Hello, expanded voting rights (Proposition 3). Democrats and ...

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