Steven Rich

Exposure 7.29.14

Next Tuesday August 5th, the Michigan Primary election will decide the fate of Proposal 1. A personal property tax restructuring that may be more complex than it seems. MLive Reporter Fritz Klug has been covering this topic for weeks (Find his informative video here.) and joins host Steven Rich in the studio to help breakdown the proposed changed.

MSU Journalism student Nicole Igwe, a native of Nigeria, gives an in depth look at the conflicts surrounding Boko Haram and how she sees the US perspective of the conflict.

Deanna Hurlbert, the Director of the MSU LGBT Resource Center talks about the recent million dollar donation and the future of her facility.

And finally, Dan Bollman gives up a construction update for the MSU campus.

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Exposure 7.22.14

This week, host Steven Rich talks with Kelly Young of the Capital Region Big Brothers Big Sisters organization about the group’s work in the area. We help Director Shannon Schmoll celebrate the 50th year anniversary of the MSU Abrams Planetarium, and MSU student Alex Moon surprises the Impact staff with a few of his pets. All this and much more.

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Vitamin C – Graduation

Well my friends, times are a-changing. Wednesday was longtime Program Director Kyle Paczkontifzski’s (Or whatever that last name is) last day here at the station. And while we wish him the best in California, Nova Scotia, Atlantis or where ever else he claims to be going, we’re going to miss him dearly. To help with the pain and bring us back to elementary school graduation, we sang him out properly with Vitamin C’s infamous song, Gradation.

But, don’t worry. We’ve found a more than qualified person to fill his shoes and keep bringing you the Music That Matters here at Impact 89FM, our very own Marie Steinbock. We invite you to help us lovingly remember all the times we’ve had with dearest Kyle and take a few minutes to relive Graduation and all it’s ’00 glory.

Warning: Her hair is blindingly bright orange. Wear some sunglasses to protect your eyes.

 

Words by Steven Rich

Exposure 07.08.14

This week on Exposure, Host Steven Rich talks about human behavior. MSU Assistant Professor Casey O’Donnell tells us about his research surrounding crowdsourcing for scientific purposes. Then we take an in-depth look at the field of mental health care. Expert guests include Marissa Luna of Engage Michigan, Dr. Scott Halstead, a neurophysiologist with Pine Rest in Grand Rapids, and Alan Bolter of the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards.

As mentioned in the story, here is the link to the Chicago Magazine piece on Masterchef’s runner-up Josh Marks.

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Exposure 06.10.14

This week, Host Steven Rich takes a deeper look into various cities in Michigan, addressing their successes and issues. Guests include members of the Michigan Municipal League, the Muskegon Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Director of the Flint Institute of Arts, a micro-distiller in Lansing and a community member in Muskegon, Linda Vines.

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