This week, Host Steven Rich takes a deeper look into various cities in Michigan, addressing their successes and issues. Guests include members of the Michigan Municipal League, the Muskegon Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Director of the Flint Institute of Arts, a micro-distiller in Lansing and a community member in Muskegon, Linda Vines.
For the Equality episode of Exposure, host Steven Rich brings forward a wide range of issues. Zach Wahls, the Co-Founder of Scouts for Equality, a gay-rights scouting organization, called in to discuss the impact of the Boy Scouts of America’s policy on gay members and leaders. MSU Professor and esteemed author, Julia Grant sat down to discuss her new book, The Boy Problem, and the challenges that poor and minority boys face in education. Lastly, Steven was joined by a panel of fellow students and faculty to discuss trace racial equality history at MSU, as well as the achievements and challenges that today’s minority students face.
Just south of Michigan State University’s main campus sits a 15-acre Student Organic Farm. Here, students can learn about the farming industry with hands-on experience. The farm grows and distributes produce, raises livestock and explores means of sustainable farming. The latest development at the farm is the Pastured Pig Project. Impact’s Abbie Newton explored the farm and assisted in the production of this piece.
Host Abbie Newton celebrates almost two years as Exposure Director during her last show. She highlights the best of the year and welcomes new Exposure Director Steven Rich to the radio waves.
Exposure Host Abbie Newton welcomes Sexperts Dr. Dennis Martell, Dr. Tina Timm, Jenelle Marie and Kevin Bator to the studio to talk about sensuality, kissing and sensory attraction on Sexposure.
Lansing had its annual Microbrew and Music Festival on April 18 and April 19. There were over 100 performing musicians and over 200 microbrews. O.A.R. took center stage at the festival. Exposure host Abbie Newton spoke with their Drummer, Chris Culos, about the band’s music and his preferences on microbrews.
As students are approaching Exam week, they find themselves studying, catching up on work, figuring out summer plans, subleasing apartments and well…multitasking. Our reporter, Sarah Torrico delved into the topic of multitasking to understand its impact on our lives.
Every two minutes, a person is sexually assaulted in the United States. A group of student documentary film makers at Michigan State took this fact to heart and created a documentary about sexual assault, called Every Two Minutes. Student Director Kirk Mason and student Producer Laura Swanson visited the studio to talk to Exposure host Abbie Newton about the film. Every Two Minutes will premiere on Thursday, April 24 at Studio C! in Okemos, Michigan at 7 p.m.
Everyone above the age of 16 years old is asked an important question in the United States. “Do you want to be an organ donor?” Our reporter, Carmen Scruggs was curious what happens after you say yes to this question.
Squirrels can be seen everywhere on Michigan State’s campus. Some students laugh as they scurry about, some students offer them food, while one student even trained a squirrel as her pet. Reporter Alsha Claussen takes to the wilderness to learn about these furry creatures.