Host Abbie Newton talks to Stefan Fletcher, who is in his forth and final term as the Council of Graduate Students President, about his presidency and plans for the future. Newly elected COGS president, Emily Bank, and former COGS president and Director of Student Health Education at Olin Health Center Dennis Martell join the conversation. We also talk about Lou Anna K. Simon’s President’s Report, Inside Out. The report follows nine MSU students for a year, giving us an inside look at the lives of some of the most dynamic Spartans.
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.
We may find ourselves interested in something that others consider weird, odd or unusual. It could be a hobby, activity, or even a devotion. Impact’s Auriel Thompson delves into some of the unusual devotions on Michigan State’s campus.
Gary Harris has decided to leave MSU and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, but was it the right decision? The Pact opens with a discussion and debate on the departure of Spartan basketball’s superstar.
The NHL playoffs are set to begin, and the Detroit Red Wings are preparing to faceoff against the President Trophy Winners, Boston Bruins. Can Detroit put the pieces together just in time to beat the NHL’s best regular season team? Austin and Fino say yes, but Lou is not so sure.
In the final portion of the show, the group dissects the Tigers’ opening ten games. Is it too early to panic about Detroit’s bullpen? What does Joe Nathan’s “dead arm” really mean? Will Dombrowski make a trade? Are we all overthinking it with 152 games left?
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In lieu of Mental Health Awareness Week on Michigan State’s campus, Host Abbie Newton delves into the topic of mental health. She speaks with Director of Student Health Education at Olin Health Center Dennis Martell about the prevalence of mental health illnesses on campus. She also has several students share personal stories about mental health. Among them, Jill Passanante, Zach DeRade, Marisa Martini and James Conwell.
With March Madness drawing to a close, the NHL playoffs are taking the spotlight.
In the first half of the show, Fino moderates as Lou and Austin debate the Wings’ chances in the upcoming playoffs. If the pieces fall into place, is Detroit a Stanley Cup contender?
DJ Riddle makes his return back to The Vibe after a two week hiatus. Expect new music from Rick Ross, Schoolboy Q, Pharrell and a mourning of hip-hop legends The Notorious BIG and Baatin. Make your request at 517-884-8989 or on Twitter at @WDBM! Follow along with the playlist all night below:
Welcome Back – Mase
Move That Doh – Future ft. Pusha T, and Pharrell
Studio – ScHoolboy Q
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.
Hello Michigan State University and Capitol Area,
It is with great pleasure for us to announce that Impact 89FM’s broadcast signal, which had been greatly reduced since December 11th, is now back operating at full strength! We received a ton of support from the community during this quiet period, and we can’t thank all of you enough for the love that you sent our way. In the coming days please tune into 88.9FM to remind yourself how much you’ve missed us, because boy have we missed you! We hope to see all of you at our 25th birthday celebration with The Soil & The Sun, Flint Eastwood, and Kim Vi & The Siblings!
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.