An ELHS freshman's essay on why he sits out the National Anthem is spurring a city-wide discussion on racism in East Lansing. What is student Alex Hosey specifically asking of the School District and the Mayor?
A proposed new sorority house construction along Grand River Avenue, just east of Harrison Road and across from Ardson Heights, would replace four houses in a historic district. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
Eric Schertzing, Chair of the East Lansing Schools Community Bond Committee, and his wife, Nancy, are coordinating an effort called “East Lansing School Bond Yes Committee 2017" to advocate for passage of a $93.7 million dollar bond proposal.
What's planned now for the Park District, and what do neighbors, including Peoples Church members, think of it? We sent reporter Ian Hoopingarner to Planning Commission to bring you back the full scoop.
This year marked the first time the City of East Lansing recognized Indigenous People's Day in place of Columbus Day. Lee Sprague (photo) and other speakers at a celebration at The Rock noted the holiday's history and pointed to present-day concerns of many North American indigenous people.
East Lansing’s City Council will hold a public hearing this Tuesday, October 11, 2016, on the possible decriminalization of marijuana in East Lansing. Here's a rundown on the current situation, what Council might do, and the possible fallout.
Two local environmental groups are asking for volunteers this weekend (10/1/16) and next (10/8/16) to put on a pair of waders, become citizen scientists and help monitor the help of streams flowing into the Red Cedar River. ELi's Paige Filice explains the process, and how you can get involved.
Four years after East Lansing applied for a renewal of its expired environmental permit to dump millions of gallons a day of treated wastewater into the Red Cedar River, the DEQ is suddenly reviewing the application. A lot has happened at that plant since that application went in. The DEQ is giving the public only until Friday to weigh in.
Some changes made at MSU over the summer are causing a group of students to question the University's commitment to women. Rosalind Arch tells us about the changes, the response, and how MSU explains its decisions.