MSU President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with Tom Izzo. Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan Energy Options executive director John Kinch. Russ White profiles MSU hospitality business professor Bonnie Knutson.
Seems like the Afterglow started early this week! Sit or Spin was kind enough to play some solid stuff before I came on tonight… Post rock and some other chill tunes. And there’s plenty more to come. Check out the playlist going up live below.
The Director of East Lansing Film Festival, Susan Woods, joins us in studio to talk about film as well as the upcoming film festival, Ken Ross & Jim Jamo, candidates for 30th Circuit Judge call in to discuss their candidacy, and the curator of the Broad Museum, Alison Glass, phones in to talk about a local exhibit that will be showcased at the new museum. We also hear a segment with Norm Schinkle, chairman of Ingham County GOP, with additional commentary by Walt Sorg.
MSU’s Broad Art Museum is opening this weekend and with it an exhibit by German artist Jochen Gerz . The project, titled ” The Gift: Lansing, Michigan,” invites community members to have their portraits taken, becoming part of the museum’s art collection. Impact’s Emanuele Berry had trouble keeping a straight face during her photo session.
Bruce Venden Bergh, a Professor of MSU’s Department of Advertising, summarizes the political ad season. Lauren Godlesky, Impact Reporter, talks about the effect of political ads on MSU students. Impact Reporter Micaela Colonna discusses Republicans on campus. Impact’s Gabby Saldivia reports on international students that can’t vote. MSU’s Spartan Sur is on to talk about Hindi-Fusion a capella. Carmen Scruggs, an MSU Reporter, gives MSU students’ advice for the future president. We call Abbie Newton and get the scoop on an Election Day Watch Party in Akers Hall. Impact Reporter Gabby Saldivia reports on who MSU students would consider their ideal candidate. Impact’s Carmen Scruggs discusses which presidential candidates are the most attractive. Impact Reporter Thea Card reports on political internet memes. Finally, Anjana Schoreder, another Impact Reporter, finds out how students would score the election if they got the chance.
Alex talks about Michigan States recent loss to Nebraska. Caller Ryan phones in his opinions about the outlook for the Spartan’s season. Alex also discusses MSU basketball and the direction this years season could head in. David joins us for the second half of the show to help talk about the Detroit Lions as well as some potential off season moves for the Detroit Tigers.
In our Greening of the Great Lakes segments, Dr. Kirk Heinze talks with the very “green” Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis and with former Michigan Republican Party leader Saul Anuzis about Proposal 3 on the Michigan Ballot. Distinguished MSU Alumni profiles, too, of Bonnie Knutson, Henry Balanon, and Dan Redford.
During Nervous but Excited’s last show after touring for eight years, an omage to Lansing.