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5K to benefit Ronald McDonald House

5K to benefit Ronald McDonald House

March 19, 2014

On March 22, the Ronald McDonald House will be hosting a “Run for the House 5K.” The event will raise funds for the house, which is in Lansing and serves families of children being hospitalized. Exposure host Abbie Newton spoke with MSU student and Piper and Gold interns Beau Hayhoe and Sydney D...

Thrift Store Gala coming to Reo Town

Thrift Store Gala coming to Reo Town

March 19, 2014

Reo Town is nestled just outside of Lansing. It used to be home to the R.E. Olds Motor Company and has maintained its distinct identity ever since. Its dynamic culture is rich in the arts, with a collection of diverse restaurants and retail. On March 29, it will be rich in Burlesque at the 1st Annual R...

Tourism continues to rise in Michigan

Tourism continues to rise in Michigan

March 19, 2014

Michigan has become a place of tourism with its unique landscape, diverse culinary experiences and peninsula appeal. Impact's Abbie Newton spoke Michigan State University tourism expert and assistant professor in the Department of Community Sustainability Dan McCole and Associate Professor in the Departmen...

Newscast 3/14/14

Gabby Saldivia

March 14, 2014

On Friday's newscast; unrest in Ukraine, tragedy at SXSW in Austin, local music update, Mid-Michigan's weekend weather report, power outage aftermath and the Spartan Sportswrap. Read More »...

Medical clinics use faith to provide free services

Medical clinics use faith to provide free services

March 11, 2014

Impact's Carmen Scruggs explores how health clinics provide both free support and care. She delved into health clinics in Memphis, Tenn. and Detroit, Mich. to see how faith contributes to the clinics.

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...