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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2019-02-28, 15:56

tGreenWay wrote:
WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:I remember hearing about this. It was a few years before I was on campus. I always thought it was the same group that was responsible for the fire at Two Elk Lodge at Vail but I guess that was the Earth Liberation Front.

https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2017/02/23/25-years-later-admitted-ecoterrorist-discusses-firebombing-msu/98059752/


Yeah, the Animal Liberation Front took responsibility for the Anthony Hall firebomb & mink farm damage, but it was the Earth Liberation Front who claimed responsibility for torching Ag Hall (now Morrill) on New Year’s Eve 1999. Sidenote: For all the fear globally about the possibility of terrorism that night (because of Y2K-inspired acts and panic), the MSU Ag Hall fire was the only place in the world where there actually was a terrorist act conducted.
usually the longer the name, the more f'd up it is.

for instance:

Fiji: beautiful rugged country, known for it's palm-lined beaches.

The People's Democratic Republican of the Congo: Get the fuck out. Now.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2019-02-28, 17:00

Robert J Sakimano wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:

Yeah, the Animal Liberation Front took responsibility for the Anthony Hall firebomb & mink farm damage, but it was the Earth Liberation Front who claimed responsibility for torching Ag Hall (now Morrill) on New Year’s Eve 1999. Sidenote: For all the fear globally about the possibility of terrorism that night (because of Y2K-inspired acts and panic), the MSU Ag Hall fire was the only place in the world where there actually was a terrorist act conducted.
usually the longer the name, the more f'd up it is.

for instance:

Fiji: beautiful rugged country, known for it's palm-lined beaches.

The People's Democratic Republican of the Congo: Get the fuck out. Now.

Not always. I like visiting the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
Conversely, it was a pretty crappy existence for the flying monkeys in Oz.
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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2019-02-28, 17:12

tGreenWay wrote:
Robert J Sakimano wrote:
usually the longer the name, the more f'd up it is.

for instance:

Fiji: beautiful rugged country, known for it's palm-lined beaches.

The People's Democratic Republican of the Congo: Get the fuck out. Now.

Not always. I like visiting the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
Conversely, it was a pretty crappy existence for the flying monkeys in Oz.
East Lansing: land of hedonism and couch burning.

Mio: grandfatherly bakers of pie.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2019-02-28, 17:33

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Post by MiamiSpartan on 2019-02-28, 17:40

tGreenWay wrote:
WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:I remember hearing about this. It was a few years before I was on campus. I always thought it was the same group that was responsible for the fire at Two Elk Lodge at Vail but I guess that was the Earth Liberation Front.

https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2017/02/23/25-years-later-admitted-ecoterrorist-discusses-firebombing-msu/98059752/


Yeah, the Animal Liberation Front took responsibility for the Anthony Hall firebomb & mink farm damage, but it was the Earth Liberation Front who claimed responsibility for torching Ag Hall (now Morrill) on New Year’s Eve 1999. Sidenote: For all the fear globally about the possibility of terrorism that night (because of Y2K-inspired acts and panic), the MSU Ag Hall fire was the only place in the world where there actually was a terrorist act conducted.
Too many Liberation Fronts to keep straight.  At least the Palestinians made theirs an organization (or whatever the O stands for) instead of a front.
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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2019-02-28, 18:27

MiamiSpartan wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:

Yeah, the Animal Liberation Front took responsibility for the Anthony Hall firebomb & mink farm damage, but it was the Earth Liberation Front who claimed responsibility for torching Ag Hall (now Morrill) on New Year’s Eve 1999. Sidenote: For all the fear globally about the possibility of terrorism that night (because of Y2K-inspired acts and panic), the MSU Ag Hall fire was the only place in the world where there actually was a terrorist act conducted.
Too many Liberation Fronts to keep straight.  At least the Palestinians made theirs an organization (or whatever the O stands for) instead of a front.
I, for one, am determined to make certain that my backside stays very much unliberated.
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Post by Nordic on 2019-02-28, 18:58

tGreenWay wrote:
WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:I remember hearing about this. It was a few years before I was on campus. I always thought it was the same group that was responsible for the fire at Two Elk Lodge at Vail but I guess that was the Earth Liberation Front.

https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2017/02/23/25-years-later-admitted-ecoterrorist-discusses-firebombing-msu/98059752/


Yeah, the Animal Liberation Front took responsibility for the Anthony Hall firebomb & mink farm damage, but it was the Earth Liberation Front who claimed responsibility for torching Ag Hall (now Morrill) on New Year’s Eve 1999. Sidenote: For all the fear globally about the possibility of terrorism that night (because of Y2K-inspired acts and panic), the MSU Ag Hall fire was the only place in the world where there actually was a terrorist act conducted.

Filled this in TIL today section of my brain. Thanks greenway
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Post by Wally Fairway on 2019-03-07, 13:20

It seems like there are many who think that MSU should conduct an open search for the new President, as detailed in the State News.

https://statenews.com/article/2019/02/perspectives-on-closed-vs-open-msu-presidential-search

Seriously, how many qualified candidates do you think would want to go through an open search process; presuming they all currently employed at another institution in a top level position. While I understand calling for transparency, in this case I think it would severely limit the number and quality of the candidates who would be willing to interview.
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Post by Wally Fairway on 2019-03-08, 12:16

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/08/politics/air-force-secretary-resigning/index.html

Last line in the story makes me think General MSU thread - Page 12 4113017228
The official said Wilson will be named president of a major university. Prior to joining the Trump administration Wilson was president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. wrote:

If she does become President of MSU - just remember you heard it from me first, and on tSwill before anywhere else.
One of tswill twitter posters feel free to tweet this pure speculation out to the masses.
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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2019-06-10, 10:34

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Post by DWags on 2019-07-12, 17:52

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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2019-07-12, 19:05


That is awesome. Good job, Seevers.
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Post by The Pantry on 2019-07-12, 19:40

Nice looking restoration. Had an anthropology class in that area of campus fall term freshman year...forget which building...think it was either Old Botany or Chittenden. Remember the classroom being pretty cool...sort of classic, as opposed to other class locations.

Never had another class in that area of campus.
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Post by The Pantry on 2019-07-17, 17:35

EAST LANSING – A group of four women running along a trail on Michigan State University's campus Saturday morning heard a plea for help coming from a dense thicket.

“We just heard this cry for help. ‘I need help! I need help!’ It just stopped us dead in our tracks,” said Cindy Eiseler, one of the four runners and the program director of Playmakers Fitness Foundation.

Eiseler and the three others paused along the trail, wondering whether they heard it correctly.

“Then we heard it again, somebody calling,” she said.

They couldn’t see the person pleading for help, she said. They were on a paved trail on the western edge of Michigan State University's campus.

Eiseler yelled from the trail, offering to call 911. The women hesitated to go into the woods, she said, not sure whether the call was legitimate or a trap to lure them in.

It turns out, it was real.

A 37-year-old man was found impaled on a stump around 8 a.m. Saturday after he fell from a tree about 6 p.m. Friday, said Michigan State University Police Sgt. Florene McGlothian-Taylor.

She declined to release the man's name or his reason for being in the tree. The man was taken to Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.

"It’s a good thing they were running," McGlothian-Taylor said.

Eiseler's group flagged down runner Chris Smith and three others running the trail as they waited for emergency responders. Eiseler told them the man’s voice was getting weaker, so Smith and another runner went into the woods to find him.

Smith said his friend started calling out to locate the wounded man. He responded but his voice sounded more like a cat, Smith said.

A Michigan man fell from a tree and was impaled by a stump. A group of runners rescued him
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Post by tGreenWay on 2019-07-17, 18:07

And he’s sticking to this story?
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Post by The Pantry on 2019-07-17, 18:38

I'd like to know WTF he was doing up in the tree.
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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2019-07-17, 18:53

tGreenWay wrote:And he’s sticking to this story?
I bet he branches out from here.
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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2019-07-17, 19:10

I know authorities didn't release the name, but has anyone heard from Roderick Maples or Eric Knott lately?
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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2019-07-17, 19:12

Floyd Robertson wrote:I know authorities didn't release the name, but has anyone heard from Roderick Maples or Eric Knott lately?
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Post by tGreenWay on 2019-07-29, 22:18

Gimme an FRIB with extra sauce, please.

Facility for Rare Isotope Beams '92 percent complete'

https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/2019/07/29/msu-michigan-state-university-facility-rare-isotope-beams-accelerator/1839357001/
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Post by DWags on 2019-07-29, 23:23

tGreenWay wrote:Gimme an FRIB with extra sauce, please.

Facility for Rare Isotope Beams '92 percent complete'

https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/2019/07/29/msu-michigan-state-university-facility-rare-isotope-beams-accelerator/1839357001/

Those fuckers are going to melt us all. You know one of those fuckers in there is gonna play fortnight too long one evening, go to work, all sugared and coffee'd up and just press the wrong buttons and melt the fuck out of everyone within 85 miles of that thing.
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