Botanist William James Beal changed the study of botany and is honored by the Beal Botanical Garden at Michigan State University. Exposure host Abbie Newton discusses this history with the curator of the gardens, Frank Telewski.
Exposure pays tribute to Nelson Mandela upon his death. Michigan State University professor of history Peter Alegi visits the studio to discuss the history and legacy behind Nelson Mandela, who was a global leader who peacefully fought for democracy and ended an apartheid.
We pay tribute to Nelson Mandela by speaking with Michigan State University history professor Peter Alegi about the man who influenced the history and political culture of South Africa. Communication Lead of Get Covered America Shawn Dhanak comes to the studio to discuss enrolling in healthcare. We also explore the history of the Beal Botanical Garden on MSU’s campus by chatting with the curator of the gardens, Frank Telewski. Impact’s Alsha Claussen uncovers thoughts and ideas about religion on a college campus. Host Abbie Newton ends the show discussing a unique journaling project that turned into a tool for honest communication and emotion.
The holiday season is upon us and along with it come traditions and customs that may seem strange to anyone on the outside looking in. Impact reporter and International student Santiago Montiel spent some time delving into the topic of just how international students adapt to life in the United States, using his own experiences as well.
Tonight on Exposure, regular host Abbie Newton returns from a two and a half week trip to Peru where she ran 150 miles with the non-profit group Impossible2Possible. We feature a conversation with her and Producer Gabriela Saldivia about life now looking back on the trip. We also hear from professor Alan Arbogast about Geography Awareness Week and an event tomorrow night at the Wharton Center’s Pasant Theatre. Lastly, Impact reporter Quin Hoffman explores the popularity of soccer in the United States.
Today on Exposure, host Abbie Newton talks about the government shutdown with Eric Scorsone, an economist and public finance expert. Michigan State University professors, Lorraine Weatherspoon and Elizabeth Quilliam, visit the studio to speak about how advergames promote unhealthy eating. We highlight a new store that opened in Old Town in the summer, and two cast members of Flashdance at Wharton Center share the stage to discuss the Broadway hit.
On Friday’s newscast: update on government shutdown and it’s relation to MSU, Kwame Kilpatrick sentencing, MSU Homecoming festivities, Spartan sports news, weekend weather report and rundown of the local music scene.