The bronze Spartan endures as a symbol of the strength of the MSU community through both deep freezes and heat waves. We're grateful that the original iteration of the sculpture, constructed out of more delicate terra cotta, is shielded from the elements indoors within Spartan Stadium Tower. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Just as signs of spring started showing on campus, ice and snow made an encore appearance. Michigan weather certainly has an odd sense of humor. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A colorful cast of bicycles eagerly await warm spring temperatures outside Brody Square. For bikes that need a little TLC after a long winter freeze, MSU Bikes offers a wide range of repair services to get your bicycle back in gear. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Thin sheets of bark peel off of a birch near Brody Square. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Just like the branch of this tree in Adams Field, Spartans may bow, but they never break. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Don't let looks fool you — though the MSU Main Library appears sturdy and imposing, it's one of the most welcoming places on campus. Whether you're delving into its wealth of resources or just looking for a comfortable place to do some studying, the library is open to all members of the MSU community. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Light and shadow work to create a complex pattern on a canvas of snow. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.