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.
Oktoberfest is an annual festival that highlights German culture. The weekend-long festival brought community members together to enjoy German food, beer and music. Impact’s Miguel Martinez has the full story.
On Friday’s newscast: update on the United States Capitol; Munn Ice Arena’s move to LED lights, local and national sports news, new legislation to affect bars in Michigan; weekend weather update, local music report and Oktoberfest in Old Town. Read More…
The Spartans lost for only the second time this season—to the No. 18 Wisconsin Badgers September 30, 2-0.
Offense continued to dominate, as the Michigan State women’s soccer team defeated the visiting Minnesota Gophers 3-0, on September 27 at DeMartin Stadium.
Michigan State Basketball Coach Tom Izzo spent the weekend in a tent at Munn Field. He was surrounded by 3,100 other dedicated student fans who camped out in order to increase their chances of receiving Izzone tickets for the 2013-2014 basketball season. Impact’s Abbie Newton was at the event and shares some of Izzo’s famous words.