This being the first album review for The Impacts’s new blog, there wasn’t any previous format for me to go off of. Being overwhelmed with the idea of all the possibilities or lack there of that came to my mind, I decided to just get the ball rolling. I loaded indie folk-country band Frontier Ruckus’s newest album Eternity of Dimming onto my iPod and took a nice little Sunday stroll, letting the inspiration come to me.
Oh my goodness.
This is big. This is really big. Oh my, like, seriously . . . guys! This is huge! How cool is this?
The Impact 89FM has been nominated for the top college station in the nation by MTVu! We are immensely excited, grateful, and flabbergasted to be recognized in the same ranks as all these other great stations. Please visit the voting site HERE and vote for WDBM!
Tonight on Exposure, host Abbie Newton sits down to talk with State Representative Sam Singh about his future initiatives. MSU Professor Veronica Thronson speaks about immigration reform. Freshman Alexis Hinson chats about the organization SPAR (Students Promoting Animal Rights). To finish the show, the Spartan Dischords perform as a preview to their concert Friday. Read More…
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU’s vice president for research and graduate studies Stephen Hsu, and with WJR Radio morning drive personality Paul W. Smith. Scott Westerman shares his Spartan Life thoughts on Jim Tuman. Read More…
This week, MSU student and local scout Chris LaMarche talks with Berl about the recent topic of homosexuality in the Boy Scouts and jazz musician Randy Gelispie joins us in studio alongside City Pulse writer Larry Cosentino to talk about his life and experience as a jazz performer. Later we hear an interview covering REOtown amongst some of the local politicians.
On this weeks exposure, your host Abbie Newton chats with Jennifer Battle about sustainability measures at Michigan State University. Impact reporter Eric Finkler has a story about Hariet Brown, an East Lansing home and music venue. Travis Lumsford, Director of Finance and Erica Shekel, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference, discusses the events happening this weekend. Impact’s Carmen Scruggs reports on the new Cardio Fitness Centers opening in residence halls on campus. Co-Director Emily Syrja and cast member Janelle Molding of “The Vagina Monologues” speak about the show coming to The Wharton Center. To finish the show, a new band, Me and My Friends, performs on the Spartan Spotlight.
MSU emeritus advertising professor Bruce Vanden Bergh talks about the
Super Bowl TV ads you’ll see this Sunday and about the state and future of
advertising at the time of year when advertising enjoys its biggest day in the
spotlight. Then 2005 MSU J-School alumna
Jody Lamb, who is out with her new book for tweens called “Easter Ann
Peters Operation Cool,” which is being hailed for the creative and
sensitive way it handles the issue of growing up in an alcoholic family. Dan
Malone from Consumer’s Energy clears up the top ten home energy myths and we’ll
learn all about the Alliance for the Great Lakes.
This week on Exposure, Jack Liu, a professor of fisheries and wildlife and the director of the Center for Systems Integrations and Sustainability, talks about the research he has been doing for Spartans Will 360. Susuan Pioli and Matthew Traitses, MSU ROTC cadets, talk about the recent lift of the ban on women serving in combat positions in the military. Host Abbie Newton talks with the College of Music Dean, Jim Forger and President of MSUFCU, Patrick McPharlin, regarding the donation to launch a new jazz studies artist-in-residence program. Impact reporter Micaela Colonna explores new upgrades on MSU’s campus. On Spartan Spotlight, Active Minds members Stephanie Colwell and Jonathon Hodges chat about the importance of mental health awareness. Impact’s Lauren Godlesky reports on the Keep Michigan Wolves Protected Campaign. To end the show, Nick Carver is featured on the Michigan Storytelling segment.