On Friday’s newscast: uprisings around the world, controversy about George Zimmerman’s celebrity status, MSU shooting, President Obama signing the Farm Bill at Michigan State, local weather, spartan sportswrap, weekend music update and upcoming MSU comics forum. Read More…
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.
Michigan State Basketball Coach Tom Izzo spent the weekend in a tent at Munn Field. He was surrounded by 3,100 other dedicated student fans who camped out in order to increase their chances of receiving Izzone tickets for the 2013-2014 basketball season. Impact’s Abbie Newton was at the event and shares some of Izzo’s famous words.
Today on Exposure, host Abbie Newton talks to two Michigan State professors about their research. First, Professor Scott Imberman in the Department of Economics speaks about the significance of the spillover effect of bilingual education. Then professor Bruno Basso from the Department of Geological Studies discusses the importance and usage of MSU’s first unmanned drone. Abbie takes a step outside the studio to talk to Tim Dempsey, East Lansing Planning & Community Development Director, about the city’s proposal to limit the number of seats served alcohol downtown after 12 a.m. Exposure welcomes Old Town Blues Fest Coordinator Ty Liggons to the studio to speak about the 9th year of the festival. Matchette & Frog, a band that will be featured at Blues Fest, also visited the studio. Lastly, we highlight MS80, a band of local high school students that will play at The Loft this weekend.
Tonight on Exposure, we hear from an MSU student from Syria about the turmoil in in his home country. We get a recap of the new Broad Art Museum exhibits and welcome back concert. Explore the economic effects of abusive partners. Talk with MSUFCU and COGS about their new partnership at Michigan State University. We close the evening with a performance by the Lansing based band, Desmond Jones. Their music will be playing throughout the show as well.
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum celebrated the first full week of school with a new art exhibit and an outdoor concert on Friday, Sept. 6. New York artist Hope Gangloff came to East Lansing for the opening of her contemporary art exhibit at the museum. Community members enjoyed conversations with Gangloff as Wayne Szalinski and The People’s Temple performed in the courtyard.
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Gabriela Saldivia fills in for Abbie Newton tonight on Exposure with a show packed full of local, state and international news. We take a deeper look into what’s happening in Egypt, feature a breakdown of the international travel advisory and embassy closures, hear from famous cellist Marta Bagratuni, learn about developments from MSU Bikes and explore Old Town and the Lansing Jazz Fest. Read More…
We wrap up Common Ground Music Festival with an audio diary from Impact’s Miguel Martinez. Music artist ZZ Ward talks about her music and her inspiration. Common Ground Marketing Director Jenna Meyer also joins Exposure. Later on the show, Host Abbie Newton speaks with Michigan State University professor Troy Hale about a weather balloon he launched in space. Lastly, MSU Salsa Club member Zac Tomczyk teaches us the steps behind the passionate Salsa dance.
Host Abbie Newton breaks down the political turmoil and conflict in Egypt with Russell Lucas, who is a Michigan State University Associate Professor of Arabic Studies and Co-Director of Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities. East Lansing cellist and soprano Marta Bagratuni joins Exposure to talk about her music and perform a few pieces. We revisit A2B Bike Share, a company started by two University of Michigan Students that is coming to Lansing in August. Lastly, Abbie speaks about Common Ground Music Festival in Lansing.
Host Abbie Newton talks about summer festivals, barbecues, and beer. WKAR Station Manager Susie Elkins and Backstage Pass Producer Tim Zeko share information about opening the recording of Backstage Pass to the public. The East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival Coordinator, Benjamin Hall, and Education Stage Intern Linnea Jimison talk about this weekend’s festival. Later, international Jazz artist Cyrille Aimee comes on the show and shares her story and her jazz music. To end the show, Abbie taste tests the Signature Smoked Cheddar Cheeseburger from the Michigan State University Eat at State Food Truck and she talks to Paul Starr about Lansing Beer Week, which is from June 23 to June 29.