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City Pulse Live 10/3/12

Graffiti artist Toby A. Ten Eyck joins Berl and Andy in studio to discuss art and the recent incident involving graffiti on the capital building, Joe Ross talks about the Solar Energy Home Tour, and Valerie Marvin calls in  to talk about a new historical museum that is planned to be built in Lansing. We also hear Sam Singh and Susan McGillicuddy discuss their candidacy for the 69th State House Seat.

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Exposure 10/1/12

MSU’s Head Debate Coach Will Repko joins us to discuss tomorrow’s presidential debate. Impact’s Abbie Newton highlights key points of Herman Cain’s speech last week. Lisa Cook, Professor of Economics and International Relations, and Matt Grossman, Assistant Professor of Political Science at MSU, are on to discuss tomorrow’s presidential debate as well. Impact’s Thea Card reports on the rising tuition of international students. MSU Physics and Astronomy Professor Megan Donahue is on to talk about the discovery of a new infant galaxy. Dave Uchalik of the polka band The Polish Muslims calls in to tell us about his band and their music. Impact reporter Gabby Saldivia takes us to Beaumont Tower during last week’s MSU vs. OSU football game. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring poet Angelina Mosher.

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Spartan Sportswrap 10/1/12

October has arrived and with it Alex brings the latest sports news from around the Michigan area. From the Michigan State Spartans the the recently #1 Detroit Tigers, Alex lets you in on all the newest stats, scores, and happenings.

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Exposure 9/25/12

Impact’s Abigail Newton reports on the anti-Muslim film. Bluegrass musician Twyla Birdsong is in from the Mid-Michigan Women of Blues. Anjana Schroeder of the IMPACT reports on where students can vote. Samantha Keeney and David Anderson of the Union of Concerned Scientist talk about Proposal 3. Paul Spiegelman, CEO of Beryl Companies, discusses the balance between work and home life. IMPACT reporter Gabriela Saldivia gives us an audio tour of Grand Rapids’ Art Prize.

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MSU Today 9/8/12

MSU President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk Financial Aid 101 with MSU Financial Aid Director Rick Shipman, and they talk with MSU swimming and diving coach Matt Gianiodis.  And Kirk Heinze talks with Detroit-based urban farmer Noah Link.

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City Pulse Live 9/26/12

Walt Sorg joins Berl in the studio to discuss state and local politics, we hear the “West Wing” commercial for State Supreme Court candidate Bridget Mary McCormack followed by an interview with her, and later Berl talks with the candidates for Ingham County Treasurer, Eric Schertzing and Jake Davison.

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MSU Today 9/21/12

MSU President Simon, Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis and MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman talk with two Spartan alumni at the heart of Detroit’s burgeoning technology sector – Henry Balanon from Detroit Labs and Ben Bator from Texts From Last Night.  And MSU turfgrass guru Kevin Frank offers his autumn lawn care advice.

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City Pulse Live 9/19/12

Berl interviews the candidates for Ingham County Judge, James Jamo and Ken Ross, we hear about plans for Eastwood Towne Center with Lansing Township Planning Director Steve Hayword, and later Berl shares his thoughts concerning the medical marijuana rally at the capital building.

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Exposure 9/18/12

Emanuele speaks with associate professor of English Natalie Philips who explains her recent scientific study exploring how liberal arts exercises the brain. She then has Judy Hoberman on discussing the difference between men and women in regards to buying and more importantly voting habits.  New York Times bestselling author, Maggie Stiefvater,  discusses her new book  “The Raven Boys.” We are then joined by Ron Bertz & Stan Budzynski who talk about, and then treat us to, some Blues music. To wrap up the show the Impact’s own Elise Yoon the K-Pop crossover star PSY. ( Correction the survey cited in the interview with Judy Hoberman was done by CBS/NYT, not NBC)

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