MSU Hockey en Current State #40 | March 8, 2013 <p></p><p>Today on&nbsp;<em>Current State:&nbsp;</em>Gay marriage in Michigan; a debate on the merits of "Common Core" education; MSU&nbsp;men's basketball with the <em>Detroit Free Press'</em> Joe Rexrode; the new realities of the publishing world; Ann Arbor teen named to inagural Carnegie Hall youth orchestra; MSU hockey playoffs; Interlochen&nbsp;Radio at Elderly Instruments this weekend.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 23:43:46 +0000 Current State 32420 at MSU hockey team begins CCHA playoffs in Alaska <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Michigan State hockey team finished in last place this season. Their 12th place finish puts them in the position to play 6th-seeded Alaska in Fairbanks in the first round of the CCHA tournament.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are lots of challenges facing the Spartans, including traveling to Alaska for the second time in two weeks.</span></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:56:47 +0000 Current State 32409 at