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MSU Students Protest Circus, in the President's Office! (PICTURES)

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Posted March 8, 2010 by Ryan Huling

You can’t say the students didn’t warn them. When Michigan State University decided to bring circuses with animals back on campus, after not allowing them in 2009 (maybe because of all that elephant beating and electro-shocking business), students were understandably upset. Petitions were signed; coal was delivered. Clearly, the situation was coming to a boiling point, as they say.

Well, the lid’s blown off now.

This past week, students gathered more than 850 petition signatures against the circus returning to MSU. A group of 20 students then marched into the President’s Office—up three flights of stairs, chanting, with reporters following them the whole way—to deliver the signatures to her desk personally.

I could go on, but I’ll let the pictures do the rest of the talking (photo credit: Lindsey Dubey):

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  • 1936 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    thank you sooo much guys for doing this it means the world! you guys are my heros!!!! those elephant pictures brought me to tears no joke i just visited petas myspace for the first time, and im sitting here at my desk,sobbing, snot drppingfrom my nose(eeww)i have soaking wet tear filled tissues all over the place, its nice to see ppl making a difference, i want to get invloved so bad someone pls tell me how, ill do w/e it takes,ill move across country if i have to, im in school to become a vet right now, cant wait to help. someone tell me how i can help now pls chantel_ybarra@yahoo.com and go check out my myspace xoxoxo

  • 1944 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    wow! that is really cool!

  • 1945 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Amazing!!

  • 1945 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Great job SPAR! Keep up the amazing work.

  • 1946 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Hooray for the people at MSU!!
    My mom invited me to go to the circus with her and my nephew.. but I declined as soon as the word “circus” came out of her mouth.

  • 1946 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Great job you guys!!!!

  • 1946 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    What happend? Did they stop the cirus from coming? Thats so awesome that ya’ll did so much to help put a stop to animal cruelty.

  • 1946 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    thats awesome! what was the outcome? did they accept the petition? or are they overlooking it?

  • 1946 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    thanks for making a stand when most of us cannot
    thanks for making a stand when most of us cannot
    <3 free for all

  • 1946 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    That is so awesome!!!!

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