With Dave out of town, Megan takes over. She discusses MSU lacrosse and the recently announced football schedule. Other topics include the Detroit Tigers and the ongoing NHL and NBA playoffs.
Host Berl Schwartz interviews Pat Lindemann, Ingham County Drain Commissioner, about the current race and general politics.
Reverend Melvin T. Jones, Pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church, and Bishop David Maxwell, Director of the city’s Office of Faith-Based Initiatives join us to discuss President Obama’s endorsement of homosexual marriage.
We call Valerie Marvin, the President of the Historical Society of Greater Lansing, to talk about the fundraiser for the opening of the Potter House.
Russ White talks with MSU Communications and Brand Strategy VP Heather Swain about branding MSU; Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan Pork Producers leader Sam Hines about feral swine. Michigan climatologist Jeff Anderson talks about Michigan’s historically warm march and how it impacted agriculture in the state. Kirk talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning Teddy Roosevelt biographer Edmund Morris.
Dave talks about the Spartans recent Football changes. He also gives an update on the Detroit tigers as well as NBA post season and the run for the Stanely Cup.
Mark Grebner, candidate for Ingham County Drain Commissioner is on to take about the race and politics in general.
We call Sandra Seaton, East Lansing playwright, to discuss her recent win of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature’s Mark Twain Award.
Fred Karger, Republican candidate for President, calls in to talk about Obama’s recent endorsement of same sex marriage.
Bob Baldori, an actor and musician in Boogie Stomp, joins us in studio to discuss the Boogie Stomp play and movie.
This summer week has been so… hazy. It’s hot, the sun beats down, and all you wanna do is lay in the grass in the shade and stare at the leaves rustling in branches.
Chill out and ride the wave, man (or woman). It’s time to sit back for this week’s Afterglow. Check out the playlist going up live below.
Lansing-based band Eight to the Bar is in studio to perform and talk East Lansing Art Festival. Mohammad Khalil, Professor of Religious Studies at MSU, talks about Sharia Law and a bill that would ban foreign religious laws in Michigan. Michael Craw of MSU’s James Madison school is on to talk about the LGBT community and President Obama’s endorsement of homosexual marriage. Brian Metcalf, Superintendent of Grand Ledge Public Schools, talks about a program to give kindergarteners iPads. Michigan Storytelling segment features Ellen Airgood, author of “South of the Superior.”
We’ll have the Lansing band, Eight to the Bar in studio. Also, you’ll hear about how Grand Ledge is giving every kindergartner an iPad next year.
Mmm, the mighty fresh scent of an Afterglow on a summer evening. The days are getting longer and longer, and maybe soon I’ll get to play out the sunset. Sounds like a good time to me.
My playlist tonight is going up live below! On ’til midnight with the best chillout tracks you’ll find anywhere.
Special feature about college radio by IMPACT’s own Jesse Wiza. Vincent Delgado, a Professor from the Residential College of Arts and Humanities, and Geri Zeldes, a Professor from the School of Journalism, talk about their new project called “The Ave.” Marquette County Commissioner Mike Quayle discusses his proposal to make the Upper Peninsula a separate state. Jessica Koski of the Keewenaw Bay Indian Community alks about sulfide mining in the Upper Great Lakes. Michigan Storytelling features John Gagnon, author of “Lake Superior Profiles: People on the Big Lake.”