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CELEBRATING
SPARTAN VICTORIES

MSU’s first-ever virtual choir brings together hundreds of Spartan voices to celebrate 100 years of the MSU fight song—Victory for MSU—and all the Spartan victories it represents, from athletics to academics and research discoveries.

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ON THE BANKS OF THE RED CEDAR

Home to the nation’s pioneer land-grant university

THERE’S A SCHOOL THAT’S KNOWN TO ALL

Number one in the nation for education, nuclear
physics, supply chain management, and more

ITS SPECIALTY IS WINNING

Selected to partner with the U.S. Department of Energy on the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, attracting
world-class scientists and driving discoveries
for a better world

AND THOSE SPARTANS PLAY GOOD BALL

2014 Rose Bowl and 2015 Cotton Bowl champions!

SPARTAN TEAMS ARE NEVER BEATEN

But diseases like cancer, malaria, and Parkinson’s
can be, thanks to Spartan research discoveries

ALL THROUGH THE GAME THEY’LL FIGHT

And they never stop fighting to keep Michigan and
global food and water supplies safe and plentiful

FIGHT FOR THE ONLY COLORS

Especially green, as Spartan researchers develop innovative energy solutions

GREEN AND WHITE

And blue, since Spartans created some of the world’s most popular—and valuable—blueberry varieties

GO RIGHT THROUGH FOR MSU

Named one of the best athletics schools in the nation

WATCH THE POINTS KEEP GROWING

And watch as Spartans partner in communities across Michigan to grow the state’s economy

SPARTAN TEAMS ARE BOUND TO WIN

Because they work together to solve the big
problems of our time

THEY’RE FIGHTING WITH A VIM

And advancing the common good with uncommon will

RAH! RAH! RAH!

SEE THEIR TEAM IS WEAKENING

But ours remains strong, with more than
half a million Spartans worldwide

WE’RE GOING TO WIN THIS GAME

Because Spartans never give up

FIGHT! FIGHT! RAH! TEAM, FIGHT!

Who Will? Spartans Will.

VICTORY FOR MSU!

Images of seven key Spartan victories

Images courtesy of Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

  1. 1. Magic Johnson in a game against Kent State, circa 1979
  2. 2. The 1931 Michigan State College women's soccer team
  3. 3. Henry Blosser looks at Cyclotron model, 1962
  4. 4. Cheerleaders at the MSU vs. Georgia Tech. football game, 1972
  5. 5. The 1915 Football Team
  6. 6. Engineering Students Examine Equipment, circa 1943-1944
  7. 7. Students examine parts of a tree

Video by Anthony Siciliano and Kevin Epling
Design by Aimee Brasseur