Legend has it that some University of Michigan fans defaced the statue sometime in the 1960s, and that led to members of the Michigan State University band and other students, sitting vigil.
Former Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon, pictured before a Senate subcommittee in Washington, was charged on Tuesday with lying to police conducting an investigation of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.
Larry Nassar wipes a tear as he listens to a young woman deliver a victim impact statement at his sentencing hearing on Wednesday. Nassar has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting seven girls but the judge is allowing more than 100 of his accusers to speak.
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