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The Undercurrent – 12/8/19 – S12E11 – Best of Season 12

The Undercurrent – 12/8/19 – S12E11 – Best of Season 12

Sophie Sagan, Taylor Haelterman, Destinny Todd, and Nick Saba

December 14, 2019

Its the end of season 12 and we are taking a look back at the best segments from this season. Host Sophie Sagan interviewed Rebecca Lynn Douglas about her new children's book in episode 5 Finding a Place. Reporter and Destinny Todd interviewed impact staff about their bee knowledge and reporter ...

The Undercurrent – 12/1/19 – S12E10 – Plant Love

The Undercurrent – 12/1/19 – S12E10 – Plant Love

Sophie Sagan and Taylor Haelterman

December 1, 2019

This week on the Undercurrent we are diving in to the world of plants. Reporter Taylor Haelterman checked out the MSU horticulture gardens. In the second half of the show Sophie Sagan visited B/A Florist in East Lansing. ...

The Undercurrent – 11/10/19 – S12E9 – Artist Interviews

The Undercurrent – 11/10/19 – S12E9 – Artist Interviews

Sophie Sagan, Taylor Haelterman, and Sana Hakim

November 12, 2019

This week on The Undercurrent we look at some artist interviews, new and old. First Taylor Haelterman interviewed one of her new favorite bands, Sure Sure. In the second half we throwback to a story from 2016 when reporter Sana Hakim interviewed band member John Warm, of Rent Strike. ...

From the Bedroom to Mars | Art-Pop Band Sure Sure

From the Bedroom to Mars | Art-Pop Band Sure Sure

Taylor Haelterman, Assistant News Director

November 8, 2019

With a new album in the works and a headline tour coming in 2020, now is the perfect time to get familiar with Sure Sure, a four-piece band from LA who produces all of their own music right from their bedrooms. Sure Sure began releasing music in 2014, and has since opened for the likes of Young The Giant, Hippo Campus and, most recently,...

The Undercurrent – 10/27/19 – S12E8 – Haunted

The Undercurrent – 10/27/19 – S12E8 – Haunted

Sophie Sagan, Taylor Haelterman, Nick Saba, and Destinny Todd

October 28, 2019

Happy Halloween from The Undercurrent! This week reporter Taylor Healterman presents a story with help from Nick Saba and Destinny Todd about MSU Department of Theater's yearly tradition of the Haunted Auditorium.  On the other half of the show, host Sophie Sagan sits down with the hosts of So Dead ...

The Undercurrent – 10/20/19 – S12E7 – Going Green

The Undercurrent – 10/20/19 – S12E7 – Going Green

Sophie Sagan, Taylor Haelterman, and Nick Saba

October 20, 2019

This week on The Undercurrent, we are talking about where you are going and how you are getting there. First, Taylor Haelterman produced an audio narrative about what you need to know about the electric scooters in East Lansing. For an earlier version of this story check out her featured written story...

The Undercurrent – 10/13/19 – S12E6 – What’s All the Buzz About?

The Undercurrent – 10/13/19 – S12E6 – What’s All the Buzz About?

Sophie Sagan, Taylor Haelterman, and Destinny Todd

October 15, 2019

What Is All The Buzz About? This week on The Undercurrent, host Sophie Sagan presents stories about bees and pollinators. First, Destinny Todd and Taylor Haelterman produced a compilation of interviews with impact employees about what they know about bees. Then Sophie Sagan interviews Megha...

The Undercurrent – 10/6/19 – S12E5 – Finding a Place

The Undercurrent – 10/6/19 – S12E5 – Finding a Place

Sophie Sagan, Taylor Haelterman, Cole Tunningly, and George McNeill

October 7, 2019

This week on the Undercurrent our stories are focused on finding a place. Cole Tunningly talked to the MSU branch of the Refugee Outreach Collective. Taylor Haelterman and George McNeill collaborated to produce a creative piece about what community means. Lastly, Sophie Sagan interviewed Rebecca-Lynn...

The Undercurrent – 9/29/19 – S12E4 – Homecoming!

The Undercurrent – 9/29/19 – S12E4 – Homecoming!

Sophie Sagan and Nick Saba

October 1, 2019

Happy homecoming! This week on The Undercurrent, we have three stories produced by alumni Daniel Rayzel, Naina Rao, and Audrey Matusz.

Gotcha Scooters Set to Launch at Michigan State University

Gotcha Scooters Set to Launch at Michigan State University

Taylor Haelterman, Assistant News Director

September 27, 2019

After Michigan State University chose Gotcha as its sole provider of electric scooters on  campus this year, the release of those scooters has been a source of confusion.  The original launch date was vaguely set for around the start of classes, and on Sept. 16, Gotcha teased on its Facebook page ...

The Undercurrent – 9/15/19 – S12E3 – Outside

The Undercurrent – 9/15/19 – S12E3 – Outside

Sophie Sagan, Taylor Haelterman, and Nick Saba

September 25, 2019

This week on The Undercurrent, we head Outside. First reporter Taylor Haelterman talked to street artist Samskee at the Below the Stacks festival in Lansing. Then another piece by Taylor from the Climate Strike on the steps of the Capital Building. Finally reporter Nick Saba put together a creative...

The Undercurrent – 9/8/19 – S12E2 – Take Me to Your Leader

The Undercurrent – 9/8/19 – S12E2 – Take Me to Your Leader

Sophie Sagan and Cole Tunningley

September 13, 2019

This week on The Undercurrent, we have three hosts: Cole Tunningley, Sophie Sagan, and Taylor Haelterman. Cole reports a story about the September 8th MSU board of trustees meeting. And the groups talks about stories in the upcoming season of the Undercurrent. ...

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