May 24, 2021
Greetings from East Lansing! Artists Victor Ving and Zak Warmann paint a mural on the wall of Harrison Roadhouse. The mural, which depicts some iconic East Lansing scenes, is part of Ving’s Greetings Tour mural project. The cross-country project consists of public murals painted in a vintage postcard style, showcasing what makes each city unique. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Voilà! Get your selfie stick ready for this beautiful addition to the EL cityscape. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Some say it’s not easy being green, but with over 20,000 trees on campus, it comes naturally to us. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
All hands are on deck as the MSU baseball team sets up practice for a game on McLain Field. Visit msuspartans.com to see the team’s schedule for the rest of the 2021 season. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
What keeps the Fairchild Theatre doors looking brand new at 80 years old? Trick question! Thanks to Infrastructure, Planning and Facilities craftspeople, the new doors to Fairchild Theatre are looking their best and ready to welcome patrons of the arts once more. With loving attention to detail and historic accuracy, the handcrafted doors are each made of nearly 200 individual pieces of wood and weigh around 150 pounds. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Even a toad needed a cooldown during the unseasonably hot temps. The pond at W. J. Beal Botanical garden is the perfect spot. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Sustainable Spartans, MSU Sustainability, and Infrastructure, Planning and Facilities installed the student-led project The Green Space, a 60-foot LiveWall vertical garden system of planters made from recycled plastic. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Green on green on green. That’s the way we like it. The “green wall” is ready to welcome pedestrian traffic. The installation of the collaborative project concluded this week. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Horticulture student Maezie Nettleton helps run the Bailey Greenhouse and Urban Farm stand at the Surplus Store and Recycling Center’s public recycling center. Nettleton both works at the stand and grows the fresh produce available for sale.
Produce and other goods created by the student-run program are available on Wednesdays from noon to 5:30 p.m. this summer. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Seasons change, but every week seems to bring new growth and new color to The Spartan’s home near Spartan Stadium. This week, bright orange foliage and blooms have appeared. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
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