Nov. 29, 2021
“Bird,” a sculpture by artist Will Ryman, offers a rose to foot traffic. The sculpture, consisting of real and fabricated steel nails, roosts outside the Student Services building and is part of the Eli and Edyth Broad Museum’s permanent collection. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Thanksgiving break brought the perfect opportunity to gather beneath the pines (or any of MSU’s 20,000 trees of various species) and sing our love for our alma mater. “MSU, we love thy shadows.” Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Cranberries or crabapples? The delicate dash of red they add to the campus color palette is welcome and festive. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
It’s the most wonderful time of year, and campus, including the MSU Union, is decked out in festive décor to match the season’s cheerful mood. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Two students take a stroll through campus, aglow with festive lights. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Beaumont Tower catches a dusting of snowflakes, championing our transition from vibrant fall color to picturesque snowy days. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Though the first official day of winter is Dec. 21, Thanksgiving weekend marked the seasonal end of autumn with a blanket of snow over campus. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Though snow is the nemesis to many, especially those who have to drive through it or clear it away, Spartans weathered the storm on Saturday night, securing victory over Penn State with a last-minute touchdown. Photo by Matthew Mitchell, courtesy of MSU Athletic Communications.
We were on the edge of our seats watching Saturday night’s game, and we can’t imagine what kind of stress our players on the field felt. Luckily a snowy Spartan Stadium created the perfect opportunity for players like Jayden Reed and Drew Jordan to blow off some steam. Photo by Rey Del Rio, courtesy of MSU Athletic Communications.
Soft sunset fills the sky at Spartan Stadium, marking the end of the 2021 regular football season. The team ended the season with impressive rankings, at No. 11 in the AP Poll and No. 13 in the USA TODAY/AFCA Coaches Poll. MSU’s victory over Penn State also gave the team its ninth ten-win season in program history, making this a remarkable year in more ways than one. Photo by Tom Volkening.
Black and white photography is a perfect complement to historic Williams Hall covered in snow. Williams Hall, which opened in 1937, is named for Sarah Langdon Williams, humanitarian, environmentalist, Civil War nurse and wife of Joseph Williams, MSU’s first president. Photo by Nick Schrader.
A campus tree shows off golden leaves and snowy silver branches, letting autumn and winter coexist for a little while more. Photo by Lisa Mulcrone.
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