It’s that time of week again! Check out what some Impacters have been listening to this week and you might just discover something yourself!
Assistant Office Manager and Music Reviewer Sami Leonardo
So I’ve been all about the new Sam Smith album. His voice is beautifully soothing and incredibly soulful. On the other side of the spectrum, I’ve been listening to the clipping album. It’s weird compilations of static and other strange effects that almost make it hard to listen to, but it’s worth it.
Last week fellow Music Reviewer, Sami Leonardo, got the chance to catch up with the Australian music duo named Big Scary. During the interview, a variety of topics were covered ranging form the worst band names they’ve ever come up with as well as the fun moments they experienced at Sasquatch! Festival. Tom also enlightens listeners to what a “musical poo” is by his definition.
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.
Host Steven Rich discusses what happens after the undergrad fun ends with experts Dr. Phil Gardner, Executive Director of the MSU Career Services Network and Director of the Collegiate Employment Research Institute, Charles Ballard, Professor of Economics at MSU, and recent graduate Hannah Duke. Reporter Carmen Scruggs focuses on the value of an unpaid internship and whether or not students are being taken advantage of.
For Host Steven Rich’s first show, he highlights ways to stay busy this summer. Joan Nelson of the Allen Street Market, Brendan Dwyer of the Great Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau and Megan Martin of the Portland Rodeo Days discuss some of the events to look forward to.
Reporter Steven Rich explores the growing business of micro-distilling of spirits with the owners of Sleepwalker spirits and ales, Matt Jason & Jeremy Sprague, and MSU Professor of Artisan Distilling, Kris Berglund.
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.
On Friday’s newscast: Russian vs.Ukrainian conflict, mass shooting at Jewish Community Center, Lansing man faces 55 years in prison, Spartan Sportswrap, weekend weather report, music update, Lansing Microbrew and Music Festival and an interview from headliner O.A.R. Read More…
Zines are making their way into our current culture. Earlier this year, there was an event called “Print Party; Celebrating Queer Feminism Through Zines” in Lansing, that aimed it’s focus on people that do not identify as a cisgender male. Reporter Gabriela Saldivia has more. Read More…