The Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society symbol appropriately frames a group of College of Engineering students working hard on their final exam. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A smiling shopper at the MSU Surplus Store studies wood milled from campus trees. Though DIY fans might prefer to pick up some lumber, the Surplus Store has released a holiday gift guide filled with offerings perfect for a Spartan present, including items from MSU Shadows, an initiative that gives a second life to MSU trees. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A cyclist enjoys a cruise at sunrise near Snyder-Phillips Hall. For brave Spartans who want to keep biking as temperatures drop, MSU Bikes has tips and tricks for weatherizing your ride (and information about where one can safely store it for the season). Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
“The Sower” watches over campus from its spot above the entrance of Beaumont Tower. The inscription on the bas-relief sculpture reads “Whatsoever a Man Soweth,” a tribute to the agricultural education that was first taught on campus. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
This snow-Spartan isn’t camera shy. The creator(s) of this snowperson chose beautiful Beaumont Tower as a backdrop. Photo by Nick Schrader.
The bronze statue honoring John Hannah, former MSU president, stands out in front of a light dusting of snow on a chilly day. Hannah was MSU’s 12th president, serving from 1941 to 1969, and was known for his strong leadership and the dynamic growth he brought to the university during his tenure. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
College of Law student Brendan Ruehle stands by the Rock, which he painted in memoriam for the victims and families of the shooting that took place at Oxford High School last week. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A view from the Red Cedar, which a few weeks ago would have shown a vivid display of red and orange, is covered in icy white. Photo by Nick Schrader.
As more and more of our fall colors give way to snowy beauty, a pop of orange and yellow along the library bridge reminds us it’s not quite winter yet. The vibrant mums planted along the bridge are part of student organization Sustainable Spartans’ Green Space Initivative, which aims to help Spartans reconnect with each other and campus. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Walking in a winter wonderland seems like a great idea… when it’s not too cold out. Luckily, many Spartans found outdoor temperatures agreeable enough to take in the snowy splendor campus has to offer. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Snack time! A squirrel is bulking up to prepare for winter, but first…a little taste to tide it over. Photo by Nick Schrader.