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Two students complete 31-day raw food challenge

Michigan State University students Gabriela Saldivia and Colin Marshall challenged themselves both mentally and physically as they participated in a 31-day raw food diet. They documented their experiences on their blog as they only ate food in its natural form. Impact’s Abbie Newton talks to the duo as they speak about their new perspectives on food.

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Flashback 1/31/14

Tonight Flashback went swinging back in time to feature artists like Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Rat Pack.  Chelbucket played swing music to kick-start your classy weekend!  Hopefully you’ll be having a great time like the fellas pictured above ;)

***If you are interested in swing music and swing dancing, look no further: There is a swing dancing workshop going on THIS WEEKEND right here at MSU.  The State Swing Society is hosting the Midwinter Night’s Swing workshop where any and all are welcome.  Lessons will feature Lindy Hop and Blues, with open dances in the evening to practice what you’ve learned and socialize – it’s sure to be a swell time! Click here for all the details.***

Beyond The Sea – Bobby Darin

King Porter Stomp – Jack Teagarden

Fever – Peggy Lee

Summer Wind – Frank Sinatra

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Exposure 1/28/14: Uncovering the health of a college student

Tonight on Exposure, we kick off our new series of shows. On tonights episode, we focus on all things health while exploring the college student’s life style. Abbie talks with Ronda Bokram, a nutritionist from Olin Health Center, Janice Schwartz with the MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Detroit Medical Center and Rick McNeil, the director of IM facilities at MSU. We also hear from various students about topics such as working out, drinking habits and stress. Lastly, Impact reporter Steven Rich gives us an insight into a day in the life of a “normal” college student.

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Flashback 1/24/14

Flashback featured the many different days of ska on this Friday night – Chelbucket played some original 1960′s ska hits from Prince Buster, 1970′s 2 Tone from Madness, and 1980′s European Third Wave from The Toasters and Mark Foggo’s Skasters.  We can’t forget about 1990′s US Third Wave ska – artists such as No Doubt, Reel Big Fish, and Goldfinger were also featured!!

Superman – Goldfinger

You – Mustard Plug

Don’t Speak – No Doubt

Madness – Prince Buster

Our House – Madness

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National Guard values run in the family

Quincy Suehr is a Michigan State University ROTC National Guard Cadet. In his future, he hopes to combine a civilian and military career, much like his father. Quincy’s father, Jack, was also in the National Guard. As Quincy grew up in a military household, he realized he had a passion for the service. Impact’s Abbie Newton explores this unique father-son relationship.

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Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues act as tool for female empowerment

The Vagina Monologues are a series of performances written and delivered by Eve Ensler in 1996. They acted as a tool for female empowerment as they instigated conversations about love, sex, birth and the female experience. Since 1996, they have been performed across the world. The Michigan State University Sexual Assault Program will perform the monologues on January 31. We spoke with a few of these women on Exposure.

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Flashback 1/17/14

Your time-traveling oldies host, Chelbucket decided it was time for a 90s party on Flashback – so this Friday night featured a handful of debut jams from Backstreet Boys, Hanson, and Ricky Martin.  Plus favs from Spice Girls, Beck, The Verve, and MC Hammer!  Check out the set right here:

Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin

Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana

We’ve Got It Goin’ On – Backstreet Boys

Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It – Will Smith

Genie In A Bottle – Christina Aguilera

Tubthumping – Chumbawamba

All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow

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Flashback 1/10/14

Flashback was silky smooth tonight – Chelbucket featured artists like Spyro Gyra. Lou Rawls, Herbie Hancock, and other jazz musicians to ease our way in to the new semester. Check out the ‘feel good’ set right here:

Mister Magic – Grover Washington, Jr.

Westwood Moon – Spyro Gyra

Give Me The Night – George Benson

Take Five – Dave Brubeck

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