Mitch Albom’s 12/10/11 MSU commencement address, inspiring MSU alumna Brittany Fox on Thai Song Fair Trade, MSU Beyond Coal Campaign president Talya Tavor.
Jay Kaplan, staff attorney for the ACLU of Michigan’s LGBT Legal Project discusses HB 4770 and its potential implications; Rob South discusses his guest column in this week’s issue of City Pulse on a forthcoming Grand River Avenue/Michigan Avenue corridor study; Jerry Ambrose, Lansing’s finance director, on leaving his post to join the Emergency Manager team in Flint; and Joan Nelson, executive director of the Allen Neighborhood Center, on a new year-round farmers market and community kitchen coming to the Eastside Neighborhood.
This week on Impact Exposure find out how you can buy local this holiday season. Ray Walsh of Curious Bookshop. Linda Dufelmeier of Mackerel Sky. Gail Catron KIRABO. Alice Foster Stocum of Michigania.
Best selling author, award winning journalist and MSU commencement speaker Mitch Alborn; MSU Office of Inclusion leader Paulette Granberry Russell; Spartan Athletics Senior Associate Athletic Director Shelley Appelbaum.
From 7-8pm we will be talking about how a recent MSU alum spent the last year drinking one cup of coffee with a stranger every week. Also, learn about Ebonics in education and hear from the new mayor of East Lansing.
Dave and Megan talk about MSU’s big win over Gonzaga, the Lion’s squeak out victory over the Vikings, NBA free agency and Ryan Braun’s steroids use.
This week on Impact Exposure Bill Latta and Lynda Boomer talk about the MSU’s better building challenge. MSU students Dominic Nangea and Juluis Kuya talk about their journey from Kenya to East Lansing. Dave Lorenz on the Wisconsin mitten battle. This weeks Michigan Storytelling Segment features Larry Neitzert, author of Barn Stories.
From 7-8pm we will be talking with the father of Matt Epling about Matt’s Safe School Law. Also, how MSU is cutting it’s energy costs by 20% by 2020, and an MSU student’s journey from Kenya.
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and City Pulse columnist Kyle Melinn on the Occupy movement and the Lansing contingent’s decision to leave Reutter Park for the winter. Selma Hollander on her lifelong involvement with the area’s art scene. Dominique Scott on playing the lead role in the Broadway musical “Rock of Ages,” which is playing at the Wharton Center next week.