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Most eligible Bachelor in Science explains the MSU cyclotron

What is that thing we call the Cyclotron? Michigan State graduate student Ragnar Stroberg sits down with Impact’s Carmen Scruggs to teach us all about it. Stroberg also talks about his response to being nominated one of Australia Business Insider’s Most Eligible Bachelors in Science. 

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ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss plans visit to Detroit

On February 15, ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss will be casting in Detroit. The show challenges its contestants to lose half of their body weight in 365 days. Impact’s Abbie Newton speaks with Casting Director Kerry Shanahan about the show on Exposure. 

Here is more information on being cast for the show.

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Broad Art Museum engages with community through architecture project

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum has a community-based project underway. East Lansing 2030 brings architectures and designers together to brainstorm new ideas for the East Lansing area. Associate Curator of Architecture and Design Alec Hathaway visited the studio to give us the full story.

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Exposure 2/4/14: Raw food, weight loss, cyclotrons and Golden Harvest

Host Abbie Newton talks with Casting Director Kerry Shanahan about the ABC show, Extreme Weight Loss, where contestants attempt to lose half of their body weight in one year. The Broad Art Museum Associate Curator of Architecture and Design Alec Hathaway discusses the museum’s ongoing project, East Lansing 2030. Impact’s Carmen Scruggs talks to a doctoral student about the Cyclotron on MSU’s campus. Michigan State students Gabriela Saldivia and Colin Marshall join the show to chat about their 31-day raw food diet. Lastly, we explore the popular Lansing restaurant, Golden Harvest, and we assess how MSU students are doing on their 2014 resolutions.

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Exposure 1/28/14: Uncovering the health of a college student

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.

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National Guard values run in the family

Quincy Suehr is a Michigan State University ROTC National Guard Cadet. In his future, he hopes to combine a civilian and military career, much like his father. Quincy’s father, Jack, was also in the National Guard. As Quincy grew up in a military household, he realized he had a passion for the service. Impact’s Abbie Newton explores this unique father-son relationship.

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The Vibe ~ 1/11/14

On tonight’s edition of The Vibe, you’ll hear new tracks from Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug, Bodega Bamz, Kid Ink and more! Tune in at 9:30 to win tickets to see Juicy J and FowL at MSU’s Auditorium on 1/18. Follow the playlist below:

Ms. Jackson – Outkast

On Sight – Kanye West

SH!T – Future ft. Drake & Juicy J

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Staff Year End List: Assistant Music Director Stacey Karl’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

1. Thee Oh Sees–Floating Coffin

I pre-ordered this record without even hearing it because, 1. I was pretty fond of the album art and 2. It’s THEE OH SEES.  Needless to say I wasn’t disappointed in the slightest.  John Dwyer is basically the reason I keep living.  He turned 39 this year and is still the master of all that is psych-rock.

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