Michigan State

Tyler Oakley
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Youtuber Tyler Oakley will be the grand marshal for Michigan State’s 2017 homecoming week.

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Michigan State University’s Homecoming week begins October 16, with the football game against the Indiana Hoosiers ending the week of festivities.

Amanda Pinckney, WKAR

A concert preview of “I Never Saw Another Butterfly, Music of the Holocaust” from the MSU College of Music.


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White nationalist Richard Spencer is asking to speak at the University of Cincinnati after Ohio State University and other colleges have rejected similar requests.

Mark Hansen

The Spartan Marching Band has a new director. Meet the new guy behind the baton who will lead 300 Spartan musicians: David Thornton during what has turned out to be a very busy summer for a variety of reasons.


Larry Nassar
Associated Press

A judge will hear more testimony before deciding whether to send a Michigan sports doctor to trial on sexual assault charges.

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What happens when the dream of leaving college early to play professional football doesn't pan out? Carina Garcia talks with former Michigan State football players Taiwan Jones, Isaiah Lewis, Arjen Colquhoun, and DeAnthony Arnett about life after East Lansing. 

Current Sports | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017
Melissa Ingells, WKAR News

Keith Mumphery; Michigan State Football; Michigan Sports Hall of Fame; Lansing Community College Baseball; Andrew Huard; Lansing State Journal Sports Awards; Brian Calloway


Current Sports | May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017
MSU Athletics

NBA Playoffs; Michael Jordan; LeBron James; Jake Boss Jr.; James Moore; Michigan State Football


Current Sports | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017
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Michigan State; Detroit Tigers; NFL Celebrations;  NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Rick Curti; Minor Legaue Baseball; Charlotte Bats

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New research from Michigan State University suggests that people are skeptical of findings about health risks or new forms of medication—if the research was sponsored by a corporation.

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During Black History Month, WKAR explores issues, events and perspectives involving the black experience.

WKAR’s Jamie Paisley spoke with African-American opera singer Mark Rucker who started in Chicago under a teacher with interesting classroom discipline techniques.


Jimmy Katz

All this week, the MSU College of Music has welcomed an Israeli jazz musician to jam with their students and do a tour around Michigan schools. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley has more with Anat Cohen.


Jamie Paisley

Two American pieces anchor the MSU Wind Symphony's January 31st concert at the Wharton Center, Aaron Copland's 'Lincoln Portrait' and David Del Tredici's 'In Wartime.' Both of them deal with America during times of turmoil: The Civil War and 9/11.


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New MSU College of Music Artist-Faculty member Margarita Shevchenko is intricately linked to the works of Frederick Chopin. But in her Absolute Chamber Music concert this Thursday, she adds a complimentary composer.


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