cs130405 http://wkar.org en Current State #60 | April 5, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-60-april-5-2013-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p>Today on&nbsp;<em>Current State</em>: Michigan property values; collegiate fencing championships; &nbsp;a review of the new book “The Detroit Electric Scheme”;&nbsp;MSU&nbsp;student-parents; and Islam and the West.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 19:05:35 +0000 Current State 33856 at http://wkar.org Family Resource Center helps MSU student-parents thrive http://wkar.org/post/family-resource-center-helps-msu-student-parents-thrive <p></p><p></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Adjusting to the demands of college life can be difficult for any student. For many student-mothers, however, balancing the responsibilities&nbsp;of school, a job and being a parent can be overwhelming.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 18:47:46 +0000 Current State 33830 at http://wkar.org A discussion about Islam and the West http://wkar.org/post/discussion-about-islam-and-west <p></p><p><br></p><div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s understatement to say that Islam is misunderstood in the West. While we see images of people in the Muslim world that often depict the religion as violent and backward -- images that fuel&nbsp;</span>Islamophobia<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. But of course there’s more to Islam than stereotypes, as there are millions of Muslims we don’t see who are working to feed their families and to give themselves better lives.</span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 18:33:48 +0000 Current State 33849 at http://wkar.org A discussion about Islam and the West MSU hosts fencing clubs' national championships http://wkar.org/post/msu-hosts-fencing-clubs-national-championships <p></p><p></p><p><b id="internal-source-marker_0.6587713789194822" style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Michigan State University men's basketball didn’t quite make it to the Final Four this year. &nbsp;But the school is competing in a somewhat lower profile contest this weekend. </span></b></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 17:30:08 +0000 Current State 33835 at http://wkar.org MSU hosts fencing clubs' national championships