This week, host Steven Rich talks with Kelly Young of the Capital Region Big Brothers Big Sisters organization about the group’s work in the area. We help Director Shannon Schmoll celebrate the 50th year anniversary of the MSU Abrams Planetarium, and MSU student Alex Moon surprises the Impact staff with a few of his pets. All this and much more.
This week on Exposure, we explore the lighter side of life. Reporter Carmen Scruggs talks wine culture and how the environment is affecting area wine. We hear about the use of worms in composting, explore food on campus and an MSU slam poet stops by to talk about his art form.
This week on Exposure, Host Steven Rich talks about human behavior. MSU Assistant Professor Casey O’Donnell tells us about his research surrounding crowdsourcing for scientific purposes. Then we take an in-depth look at the field of mental health care. Expert guests include Marissa Luna of Engage Michigan, Dr. Scott Halstead, a neurophysiologist with Pine Rest in Grand Rapids, and Alan Bolter of the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards.
As mentioned in the story, here is the link to the Chicago Magazine piece on Masterchef’s runner-up Josh Marks.
To celebrate the official start of summer, Station Manager Gabriela Saldivia takes over to highlight some of the best features of the year. We revisit stories such as Adventures with Batman, Feminism Across Race, an interview with Lansing Jazz group, the Peter Nelson Quartet and much more.
Additionally, Reporter Carmen Scruggs spoke to MSU Assistant Professor and Climatologist, Nathan Moore about the mysterious El Niño and what to expect from it this year.
This week, host Steven Rich highlights the American Homebrewers’ Association’s Annual Homebrewers Conference. With topics ranging from beekeeping to organic farming, we talk with a range of individuals involved in the brewing industry.
This week, Host Steven Rich takes a deeper look into various cities in Michigan, addressing their successes and issues. Guests include members of the Michigan Municipal League, the Muskegon Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Director of the Flint Institute of Arts, a micro-distiller in Lansing and a community member in Muskegon, Linda Vines.
For the Equality episode of Exposure, host Steven Rich brings forward a wide range of issues. Zach Wahls, the Co-Founder of Scouts for Equality, a gay-rights scouting organization, called in to discuss the impact of the Boy Scouts of America’s policy on gay members and leaders. MSU Professor and esteemed author, Julia Grant sat down to discuss her new book, The Boy Problem, and the challenges that poor and minority boys face in education. Lastly, Steven was joined by a panel of fellow students and faculty to discuss trace racial equality history at MSU, as well as the achievements and challenges that today’s minority students face.
Host Steven Rich discusses what happens after the undergrad fun ends with experts Dr. Phil Gardner, Executive Director of the MSU Career Services Network and Director of the Collegiate Employment Research Institute, Charles Ballard, Professor of Economics at MSU, and recent graduate Hannah Duke. Reporter Carmen Scruggs focuses on the value of an unpaid internship and whether or not students are being taken advantage of.
For Host Steven Rich’s first show, he highlights ways to stay busy this summer. Joan Nelson of the Allen Street Market, Brendan Dwyer of the Great Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau and Megan Martin of the Portland Rodeo Days discuss some of the events to look forward to.