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Exposure 5/1/12

Dana Kirk from Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering talked about the university’s plans for an anaerobic digester to aid in creating renewable engergy that can be utilized by MSU.

Mark Fain, frontman of the Ann-Arbor based band Gun Lake, spoke about his band and the concert they along with Frontier Ruckus and Gifts or Creatures will be performing at the Loft Friday May 4th.

Dean of the College of Education Don Heller discussed the rising costs, student loans, and other issues regarding higher education.

Phil Gardener, Director of MSU’s Collegiate Employment and Research Institute, spoke about the current job market for college graduates.

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City Pulse Live 4/25

Host Berl Schwartz talks with John Schneider, editor at the Lansing State Journal, about his career and recent retirement.

Kyle Melinn of City Pulse calls in to discuss the race for Drain Commissioner in Lansing.

We speak with attorney Mike Nichols about the legal implications and policies of driving while under the influence of medical marijuana.

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MSU Today – April 27, 2012

MSU President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU hospitality business professor Michael Kasavana about technology’s impact on the hotel and restaurant industry. And they talk about Mike’s other role as faculty representative to the Big Ten and NCAA. And Simon and Hollis talk about the Michigan Turnaround Plan with Business Leaders for Michigan CEO Doug Rothwell.

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Exposure 4/24/12

Gary Moran, director of the MSU museum talked about Rachel Carson’s groundbreaking book “Silent Spring”.

Michigan environmental activist Lynn Henning spoke about Earth Day and other environmental topics.

The MSU Energy Transition Plan is discussed with Jennifer Battle of the Office of Campus Sustainability.

A Representative of the Sierra Club talked about fracking.

 

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MSU Today April 20 2012

Russ White talks with HGTV “green” design and home improvement guru Carter Oosterhouse; Kirk Heinze explores who’s winning the clean energy race with Phyllis Cuttino from the Pew Environment Group and talks with “The Big Thirst” author Charles Fishman about our global water crisis.

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City Pulse Live 4/18

Host Berl Schwartz discusses the possible consolidation of the police force with Brian Jeffries, President of Lansing City Council, and Randy Hannan, also of the Lansing City Council.

Erika Moul, a.k.a Baby Gaga, and Scott Long join us in the studio to talk about the Legally Blonde play at the Pasant Theatre.

Lastly, Tim Wendel calls in to discuss his book The Summer of ’68 and to share some baseball stories.

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MSU Today April 13 2012

US Senator Debbie Stabenow talks about clean energy and clean water, Be Spartan Green’s Jennifer battle on MSU’s Energy Transition Plan, MSU alumna Marci Fitch on community sustainability at the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, MSU Alumni Association leader Scott Westerman talks with MSU alumna Brittany Fox about her Thai Song Fair Trade Project.

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City Pulse Live 4/11

Host Berl Schwartz discusses the MLive vs. LSJ topics with Ex. Director of Michigan Press Association Mike McLaren and Ari Adler, Press Secretary to the House Speaker.

Dan Hartley and Jake Petchel stop by to talk about the Capital City Film Festival this weekend.

We talk to Judah Friedlander, who plays “Frank Rossitano” on 30 Rock, about the show, his stand-up act, and his performance coming this Friday.

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