Alex returns with talk of the NBA, NHL, MLB, and more on this weeks Sportswrap.
Live from the Impact studio, it’s time for another night chillin with the Afterglow. I spent the last couple weekends out of town, so it’s good to be back on the air for ya’. I’m posting the playlist live as I go, check it out below!
Alex returns this week with another trivia question as well as discussions about the NBA, NHL, MLB and more.
This week we welcome Alex and David to the show as the new hosts. During their first week they talk about the NBA playoffs as well as hockey and the MSU baseball teams’ recent draft pickups.
Ted O’Dell, Andy Schor, and Anne Clayton, three candidates for the 68th District House Seat, discuss the race and general politics. We talk to Kyle Melinn of City Pulse about the race for the 68th District House Seat and the protest of the censoring of Lansing Representatives. Rick Pappas, President of Davenport College, calls in to discuss the recent statement that the Lansing campus will not be moving away from the Capitol Building. Berl and co-host Andy Balaskowitz talk about parking in Lansing.
We share playlists on Spotify. We stream albums from Pitchfork. We create our own stations on Pandora. With all these new ways to discover new music, is college radio still a relevant medium?
Turns out some college stations are fighting to stay ahead of the curve and continue to lead the music industry in innovation. In this piece our Music Director Jesse Wiza talks with Thor Slaughter of KWVA, Erin Ginty of EMI Records, and Bryan VanGelder of CBS Interactive Music Group to find out what’s going on left of the dial.
A group of MSU students join us in studio to talk about their journey-turned-documentary “Thrive for Less.” Patrick Ruhlig presents a story about the evolution of dubstep. Senator Rick Jones talks about the ban on synthetic drugs. Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys perform. Jane White from the Human Trafficking Taskforce talks about human trafficking in the state. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring Emily Fox.
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartan alumnus and Detroit entrepreneur Dan Gilbert discuss the importance of Detroit’s renaissance to the revitalization of Michigan’s economy. On June 14, 2012, Gilbert hosted Simon for “A Conversation” between the two at his Madison Building in Detroit. Sandra Pierce moderated the discussion. Pete Lasher from MSU University Advancement opens the discussion with the introductions of the participants. And Russ White talks with representatives of the award-winning and Lansing-based O’Leary Paint Company.
Maniac cranked out “Hey Love” in our studio recently. we thinkg being in this band would be really, really rad.