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March 31 marks deadline to enroll in health insurance

March 31 marks deadline to enroll in health insurance

February 27, 2014

Shawn Dhanak of Get Covered America and MSU alum Elizabeth Battiste join host Abbie Newton on Exposure to talk about the deadline to enroll in health insurance coverage.

Headphones prove to be dangerous for pedestrians

Headphones prove to be dangerous for pedestrians

February 26, 2014

People use headphones while walking to class or work all the time. Whether they are listening to their favorite band or catching up on the latest podcast, pedestrians with headphones are seen across campus. However, Impact's Spencer Ray found that this may be dangerous.

MSU student entrepreneurs connect artists and buyers with Folyo

MSU student entrepreneurs connect artists and buyers with Folyo

February 26, 2014

Michigan State University senior Victoria Bujny took her education beyond the classroom when she, Caitlin McDonald and Ashley Brimley started their own business: Folyo. Folyo helps student artists sell their work to buyers. Impact's Abbie Newton had Bujny on Exposure to talk about the business and about being an entrep...

Smartphone usage at night decreases energy levels the next day

Smartphone usage at night decreases energy levels the next day

February 26, 2014

Michigan State University professor in the Department of Management Russell Johnson studied the impacts of using smartphones at night. He and his colleagues found that smartphone usage before bed can actually decrease energy levels the next day. Impact's Abbie Newton spoke with Johnson on Exposure on ...

Broad Art Museum becomes part of MSU and Lansing community

Broad Art Museum becomes part of MSU and Lansing community

February 25, 2014

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum has been open for just over one year, and it has already become part of the community. Steven Rich tells us how the museum has integrated into the Michigan State and Lansing area.

Lansing increases opportunity for salsa dancers

Lansing increases opportunity for salsa dancers

February 25, 2014

Salsa dancing has become popular in the Lansing area. In the last few years, more places are offering classes to teach the Latin dance. Impact's Santiago Montiel danced his way through this story as he discovered salsa dancing in Michigan.

Exposure 2.25.14: smartphones, comic books, bicycles, entrepreneurs & salsa dancing

February 25, 2014

Host Abbie Newton talks with MSU student and entrepreneur Victoria Bujny about her business, Folyo. MSU Professor in the Department of Management, Russell Johnson visits the studio to talk about how smartphone usage can decrease energy levels. Shawn Dhanak of Get Covered America and MSU alum Elizabet...

Graphic novels grow in popularity, usage

Graphic novels grow in popularity, usage

February 25, 2014

Michigan State University has the largest comic book collection in the world. Comic books and graphic novels are becoming more popular as they are being used for both education and entertainment. Impact's Quin Hoffman reports.

Newscast 2/21/14

Gabby Saldivia

February 21, 2014

On Friday's newscast; protests in Ukraine and Venezuela, Native American tribe threaten by toxic waste, suspect in Cedar Village shooting arraigned, local weekend weather, Spartan Sportswrap, music news and concert update and Impact 89FM turns 25. Read More »...

Newscast 2/14/14

Gabby Saldivia

February 14, 2014

On Friday's newscast: Italian prime minister's resignation, former New Orleans mayor criminal charges, weekend weather report, Lansing's new professional soccer team, Spartan Sportswrap, music news and concert updates and Valentine's Day testimonials. Read More »...

Newscast 2/7/14

Gabby Saldivia

February 7, 2014

On Friday's newscast: uprisings around the world, controversy about George Zimmerman's celebrity status, MSU shooting, President Obama signing the Farm Bill at Michigan State, local weather, spartan sportswrap, weekend music update and upcoming MSU comics forum. Read More »...

February proves time to assess 2014 fitness resolutions

February proves time to assess 2014 fitness resolutions

February 6, 2014

Impact's Spencer Ray explores how people are doing on their 2014 fitness resolutions.