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‘Summer’s a Drag!’ unites community for Michigan Pride

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Last Friday, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum hosted the fist annual “Summers a Drag” event in conjunction with Michigan Pride. The show was hosted by two local drag queens, showcased performances from community members and created a sense of unity and support among the participants and people that attended. Impact’s Gabriela Saldivia reports.

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Adam West talks Batman, Family Guy, childhood, and his bucket list

Adam West is a seasoned actor who became famous when he played Batman in the 1960’s television series. He has also lent his voice to many television shows and movies, such as Rugrats and The Simpson’s. Impact’s Abbie Newton and Gabriela Saldivia talk with the celebrity about his time as the Caped Crusader, his role as Mayor Adam West on Family Guy, and the items remaining on his bucket list.

 

MSU Bikes brings new secure garages to campus

Living in Michigan, we have all faced the harsh weather conditions the seasons bring. MSU Bikes opened two enhanced security bike garages last week to help combat this problem and others for bicyclists on campus. Impact reporter Gabriela Saldivia visited the MSU bike shop located on Red Cedar Trail and heard from Tim Potter manager of the shop all about these new garages. Read More…

Old Town and Lansing’s Jazz Fest brings culture to area

Old Town, once a destitute ghost town, is now a thriving community filled with unique business’, art, food and people. Lansing’s Jazz Fest, which occurred earlier this month, took place in Old Town and brought with it an exciting energy. Impact’s Gabriela Saldivia reports. Read More…

Exposure 8/20/13

Gabriela Saldivia fills in for Abbie Newton tonight on Exposure with a show packed full of local, state and international news. We take a deeper look into what’s happening in Egypt, feature a breakdown of the international travel advisory and embassy closures, hear from famous cellist Marta Bagratuni, learn about developments from MSU Bikes and explore Old Town and the Lansing Jazz Fest. Read More…

Talented Cass Tech QB commits to Spartans

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By David Zuckerman

Impact Sports Staff Writer

The University of Michigan always has an overwhelming stronghold on the Cass Tech-to-Michigan pipeline, until the month of August rolled around.

The Spartans have received their first, and perhaps most important official verbal commitment from the class of 2015, junior Detroit Cass Tech “Technician” Quarterback, Jayru Campbell.

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Pool Time Episode 3: Matt Gianiodis

Michigan State University Swimming and Diving head coach Matt Gianiodis stops by the WDBM studios to talk about the upcoming season, his unusual path to coaching and Spartan swimming alumni making headlines around the world.

Men’s Soccer Hungry for Repeat Championship

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By: Faith Krogulecki

Impact Sports staff writer

After clinching the Big Ten Championship Title last year from the Michigan Wolverines in overtime, the Michigan State University Men’s Soccer team is anxious to begin their 2013 season.

With eight seniors returning, head coach Damon Rensing is looking forward to the challenging schedule this fall.

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Exposure 8/13/13

Tonight on Impact Exposure, Gabriela Saldivia fills in for host Abbie Newton. We talk to Michigan State University Sailing team about their unique sport, explore what Broad Art Museum has in store for the coming fall, hear from a Spartan who participated in the 2013 World Dwarf Games, discuss a new political leadership program coming to campus and lastly learn about the Back to School Expo from event organizer Todd Duckett. Read More…

Sportswrap 08/12/13

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The 2013-14  men’s basketball schedule is out, Impact Sports staff members Derek Grantham and Bri Harvery return break it down.

MSU volleyball is ranked #14 in the preseason polls, Kathy George’s squad is previewed.

Plus, Cass Tech High School four-star recruit Jayru Campbell commits to the 2015 class.

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