Pat Lindemann and Mark Grebner, two candidates for the Ingham County Drain Commissioner, join us in studio to debate the race and general politics.
Sam Singh and Susan Schmidt, two candidates for the 69th District House of Representatives, discuss the race and general politics. Keri Littwiller, an MSU Grad Student, calls in to talk about the possibility of an aquarium in Lansing. Aaron Payment, Former Chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, discusses the Lansing Casino and smoking issues. Amy Brittain, a reporter from Newark, New Jersey’s The Star Ledger newspaper is on to talk about smoking in casinos.
Sara and Jeff Tow of Through The Blue call in to talk about their 50-mile marathon across Lake Michigan to support postpartum depression awareness. Jake L’Ecuyer of Venture for America is on to discuss the program. MSU Microbiologist Gemma Reguera discusses a new biofuel process project at Michigan State. Shirin Timms of the Refugee Development Center discusses the presence of refugees in Lansing. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring poet Angelina Mosher.
A group of MSU students join us in studio to talk about their journey-turned-documentary “Thrive for Less.” Patrick Ruhlig presents a story about the evolution of dubstep. Senator Rick Jones talks about the ban on synthetic drugs. Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys perform. Jane White from the Human Trafficking Taskforce talks about human trafficking in the state. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring Emily Fox.
Ted O’Dell, Andy Schor, and Anne Clayton, three candidates for the 68th District House Seat, discuss the race and general politics. We talk to Kyle Melinn of City Pulse about the race for the 68th District House Seat and the protest of the censoring of Lansing Representatives. Rick Pappas, President of Davenport College, calls in to discuss the recent statement that the Lansing campus will not be moving away from the Capitol Building. Berl and co-host Andy Balaskowitz talk about parking in Lansing.
Emily Fox reports on Beehive Recording and the preservation of Detroit’s musical sound. The Anthony Stanco Quartet performs and talks about the East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival. Paul Moore calls in to talk about his company, Start Garden. Michigan Storytelling segment features Scott Lasser, author of “Say Nice Things About Detroit.”
Jay Kaplan, LGBT Law Project Director of the ACLU of Michigan along with Emily Hovarth and Christ Steele, Co-chairs of Michigan Pride are on to talk about MI Pride Weekend. Paul Dykema, Forestry and Grounds Manager of Lansing discusses going green in Lansing. Richard karp, a developer in Michigan known for the Arbaugh Building talk about progress of the housing market in the city of Detroit.
Yvonne Camaal Canul, Superintendent of Lansing School District, is on to talk about the reorganization of Lansing Schools. Jocelyn Benson, Secretary of State Democratic Candidate of 2010, discusses election fraud. Jessica York, a City Councilwoman, talks about a new plan for bike parking.
Trevor Thomas, 3rd Congressional District Democratic Candidate is on to talk about the race and general politics.
Terry link, Executive Director of Greater Lansing Food Bank and Go Local organization discusses buying local and micro consumption.
Kyle Melinn of City Pulse talks about the state budget.
Rob Roznowski, Associate President of Acting at MSU calls in to discuss the Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year Award and MSU Theatre