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.
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.
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.
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…
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon released her annual report a couple weeks ago. Last year, the report was called Spartans Will 360 and it showcased the work MSU professors and faculty were doing around the world. This year, the report was called Inside Out. It showcased the lives of 9 Michigan State students. A production team followed the students around for a full year as we began to understand what a Spartan life looks like. Three of these students and one student producer came on Exposure to talk about the experience.
People use headphones while walking to class or work all the time. Whether they are listening to their favorite band or catching up on the latest podcast, pedestrians with headphones are seen across campus. However, Impact’s Spencer Ray found that this may be dangerous.
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.
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.
Tonight on The Vibe DJ Riddle celebrates Impact being back at full broadcasting capabilities by playing your requests all night long! You will also hear new music from Curren$y, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa and more. Call in for requests from 8pm to Midnight at 884-8989.
Side B – Danny Brown
Backseat Freestyle – Kendrick Lamar
New Slaves – Kanye West
Fall In Love – Slum VIllage