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Sharing the harvest- MSU Student Organic Farm

Posted by tracykey on October 2, 2009

Kale, edamame, grapes and watermelons are not usually among the first objects that come to mind when thinking of a busy day in the heart of Michigan State University’s campus, but for a group of student farmers, Thursday means Student Organic Farm Stand day.

Although the harvest season is reaching a close, the MSU Student Organic Farm will continue selling its produce on farm lane until late October.


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Pokémon Trading Card Game season begins

Posted by tracykey on October 1, 2009

Pokémon trainers from near and far gathered in Rochester Hills on Sept. 19 to compete in the first tournament of the new season for the Pokémon Trading Card Game.


Battle Road tournaments are the first step in a long line of competitions held throughout the year.

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MSU Students, Staff Share Insight on Current and Upcoming Movies

Posted by tracykey on September 18, 2009

Friday afternoon on the campus of Michigan State University, the question was posed: What current or upcoming movies would you like to see? Three lucky bystanders share their insight on this hot issue.

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Fantasy Role-Playing Flourishes at MSU

Posted by tracykey on September 18, 2009

The caravan nearly careened out of control as it came to an abrupt stop. It was obvious to everyone aboard that something was terribly amiss. Suddenly, the cart horses began to whinny in terror as a band of three vicious bugbears armed with morning-star maces charged in for an ambush.

While most students at Michigan State University are studying in their dorm rooms or laboring away on homework assignments, Shane Devine and Raleigh Cooper are busy battling against monsters, demons and creatures of all shapes and sizes. They cast spells, travel through dark ominous forests and engage in mortal combat, all without leaving the comfort of their own room.

Dungeons & Dragons, abbreviated as D&D, is a fantasy-based role-playing game in which players take on the role of a unique fictional character they create. Although it was originally created in 1974 and is viewed as a thing of the past by some, Devine, Cooper and friends serve as proof that the D&D community is alive and well on the campus of MSU.

They embarked upon their first adventure of the school year on Wednesday, Sept. 16, and the future of the imperiled caravan and its cartel of intrepid defenders will continue to unfold throughout the rest of the year.

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Tracy’s Two Sequences

Posted by tracykey on September 11, 2009

Please don’t judge too harshly, I actually had a lot of technical problems with these…

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The Mini Biography of Tracy Key

Posted by tracykey on September 11, 2009

Hello everyone.

I’m Tracy Key, a 19 year old fun-loving journalism student at Michigan State University.

Despite my background in writing, I find it awkward to drone on and write about myself, so I’ll keep this short and sweet for the benefit of everyone.

I plan on changing the world, not only through writing, but also through the way I try to live my life on a daily basis. For starters, I’m a vegetarian for ideological reasons. I’m a supporter of animal rights and believe that I can easily and happily live without meat as a part of my diet. Besides, I  just love animals!

Aside from the written word, I also really enjoy photography, both as a personal hobby and as a form of journalistic expression.

I also love traveling and hope to see as much of the world as I can in my lifetime. I visited Spain on a brief study abroad program in high school. It is truly a beautiful country and I hope to return some day. Knowing this, it should come as no surprise that I also enjoy learning Spanish. Whether it’s reading, writing or speaking it, I think it’s a fun and fascinating language.

Sunglasses, roller coasters,  literature, B horror and sci fi movies, music, pumpkins, cooking, palm trees, autumn, bandanas, sledding, astronomy and my adorable cat, Ruby, are just a few of my reasons for living. If you want to know a few of my others, then this video will provide a little insight into my life.

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