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MSU student entrepreneurs connect artists and buyers with Folyo

Michigan State University senior Victoria Bujny took her education beyond the classroom when she, Caitlin McDonald and Ashley Brimley started their own business: Folyo. Folyo helps student artists sell their work to buyers. Impact’s Abbie Newton had Bujny on Exposure to talk about the business and about being an entrepreneur in college.

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Smartphone usage at night decreases energy levels the next day

Michigan State University professor in the Department of Management Russell Johnson studied the impacts of using smartphones at night. He and his colleagues found that smartphone usage before bed can actually decrease energy levels the next day. Impact’s Abbie Newton spoke with Johnson on Exposure on Feb. 25.

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Exposure 2.25.14: smartphones, comic books, bicycles, entrepreneurs & salsa dancing

Host Abbie Newton talks with MSU student and entrepreneur Victoria Bujny about her business, Folyo. MSU Professor in the Department of Management, Russell Johnson visits the studio to talk about how smartphone usage can decrease energy levels. Shawn Dhanak of Get Covered America and MSU alum Elizabeth Battiste speak about health insurance and the upcoming deadline for enrolling in coverage. Abbie also visited the MSU Bike Center to discover how and why people bike in the winter. Santiago Montiel explores salsa dancing in Lansing. Steven Rich gives us a story about how the Broad Art Museum engages with the community. Quin Hoffman reports on the increased popularity of graphic novels and comic books.

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Flashback 2/21/14

Flashback celebrated #25YearsOfImpact tonight by thanking our listeners and playing requests all night long!  Chelbucket also spun some archive requests from the Impact during the 80’s to give our ears a taste of how the Impact used to sound, back in the day.  This picture was found in the archive files, showing the humble but awesome beginnings of the Impact – Rock on.

Heart of Glass – Blondie

Love Song – The Cure

Who Are You – The Who

Turn and Walk Away – The Babys

Beast of Burden – Rolling Stones

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Flashback 2/14/14

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Impact <3 <3  To celebrate this romantic holiday, Flashback tonight was all about slow, sensual music, perfect for love-makin’.  Chelbucket featured the romantic melodies of Barry White, Marvin Gaye, The Righteous Brothers, and more to set the mood and serenade you and your loved one on this mighty fine Friday night.

Never Gonna Give You Up – Barry White

Endless Love – Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie

Never Too Much – Luther Vandross

How Deep Is Your Love – Bee Gees

Just The Two of Us – Grover Washington, Jr.

Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye

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Flashback 2/7/14

This week on Flashback, Chelbucket took you back to the soda fountain days for two hours of doo-wop rhythm and rock!  She featured kickin’ vocal power from 50’s and 60’s artists such as Dion and the Belmonts, The Marcels, Frankie Lymon, The Chips and so many more!  It sure was a swell time, with a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on.

Baby Open Up Your Heart – The Dells

Denise – Randy & The Rainbows

Thumb Thumb – Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers

Rockin’ Robin – Bobby Day

One Fine Day – The Chiffons

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