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.
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum has been open for just over one year, and it has already become part of the community. Steven Rich tells us how the museum has integrated into the Michigan State and Lansing area.
Salsa dancing has become popular in the Lansing area. In the last few years, more places are offering classes to teach the Latin dance. Impact’s Santiago Montiel danced his way through this story as he discovered salsa dancing in Michigan.
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.
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
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
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
Impact’s Spencer Ray explores how people are doing on their 2014 fitness resolutions.
There is a restaurant nestled in the outskirts of Old Town Lansing known to many. Although small, Golden Harvest is certainly a breakfast destination. To enjoy the unique food, eclectic culture and fun spirits inside however, one must wait. Impact’s Gabriela Saldivia brings us this waiting experience.
What is that thing we call the Cyclotron? Michigan State graduate student Ragnar Stroberg sits down with Impact’s Carmen Scruggs to teach us all about it. Stroberg also talks about his response to being nominated one of Australia Business Insider’s Most Eligible Bachelors in Science.