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MSU Students Walk 97 Miles To The State Capitol

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ELYSIAN, Minn. -

Today's windy weather didn't stop MSU students from starting their walk to the state capitol today. Pacing 97 miles to lobby for 97 million dollars in higher education for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the students made a pit stop in Elysian to rest their feet before resuming their long stroll. They plan to meet with governor Mark Dayton Tuesday morning and then spend the day lobbying various legislators for education funding. Sophomore Trevor Granberg says, "Hopefully it makes a big impact. Hopefully we can show them our blisters on our feet and see how much they care for higher education."

Granberg says so far the walk has been a bit windy, but it beats expensive gas prices. He says nothing is stopping them from making it to the capitol by Tuesday.