Current State #208 | November 25, 2013

Nov 25, 2013

Today on Current State: mental health legislation; fierce beards; the A Year of MS art project; an MSU football recap; and 100 things every Spartan fan should know and do.

Stabenow bill would strengthen mental health coverage

Nov 25, 2013

Earlier this year, Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow introduced a bill proponents say would better serve Americans with mental disorders.  Her "Excellence in Mental Health" measure would expand access to community mental health centers, in part by making more of them eligible for payments under Medicaid.

Amateurs join the 'fiercely bearded' in Movember

Nov 25, 2013
Emanuele Berry/WKAR

This November, males across the nation threw out their razors and let their facial hair grow as part of "Movember", or no-shave-November.

Lansing artist captures MS in portraits

Nov 25, 2013

Three months ago, Jennifer Reida was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis or MS. She decided to learn more about her disease by creating art, starting the project “A year of MS.”

Flickr - gtkenji

The Michigan State football team is heading to Indianapolis for the second time in three years for the Big Ten championship game against the Buckeyes of Ohio State. That's on December 7.

Author compiles Bucket List for Spartan fans

Nov 25, 2013
Courtesy/Ann Emmerich

Much has been written about Michigan State University’s rich sports history, and the latest entry in that arena is a book called “100 Things Michigan State Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die”.