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The Undercurrent-1/27/18-S8E2-Change Now

The Undercurrent-1/27/18-S8E2-Change Now

Cole Tunningley, Sami Luke, and Sophie Sagan

January 27, 2018

Change Now This week on The Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley brings you stories about demanding change. The episode opens with tape from the March for Survivors and Change at MSU. Reporter Sami Luke covers the Larry Nassar trials. After that, reporter Sophie Sagan visits the second annua...

The Undercurrent-1/15/18-S8E1-Unions

The Undercurrent-1/15/18-S8E1-Unions

Cole Tunninley, Max Johnston

January 15, 2018

Unions In the premiere of the Undercurrent's eighth season, host Cole Tunningley brings you stories about the power of collective action. We feature a story on Sparrow Hospital nurses' contract negotiations from reporter, Max Johnston. The show concludes with a selection from Martin Luther Ki...

The Undercurrent-12/9/17-S7E13-Under Attack

The Undercurrent-12/9/17-S7E13-Under Attack

Cole Tunningley

December 9, 2017

Under Attack This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley brings you stories about people and organizations under attack. We cover an interesting crossover LARP, the nightmarish grad tax, and more.

The Undercurrent-11/25/17-S7E12-The System

The Undercurrent-11/25/17-S7E12-The System

Cole Tunninley

November 25, 2017

The System This week on The Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley brings you stories about systems. Religion, the patriarchy, the government. Each piece explores ways these systems are being challenged in our community.

Wells Hall Preacher Describes Being ‘Saved’

Wells Hall Preacher Describes Being ‘Saved’

Sami Luke

November 20, 2017

Every Monday, upon walking into Wells Hall from the back entrance near Starbucks, the ‘Wells Hall Preacher’ Priest Michael Venyah or his wife Tamika Venyah greet students with their sermons. “I go to college campuses to preach because the lord Jesus Christ commands in Mark 16:15 ‘go ye i...

The Undercurrent-11/18/17-S7E11-Hunger

The Undercurrent-11/18/17-S7E11-Hunger

Cole Tunningley, Max Johnston, and Sami Luke

November 18, 2017

Hunger This week on The Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley brings you stories about hunger. Reporter Max Johnston profiles an exotic beef jerky store. Then, an exploration of the link between childhood hunger and incarceration. In a story from the archives, reporter Naina Rao takes a look...

The Undercurrent-11/11/17-S7E10-Put Up A Fight

The Undercurrent-11/11/17-S7E10-Put Up A Fight

Cole Tunningley

November 11, 2017

Put Up A Fight This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley brings you stories about fighting, with swords, with your hands, and with strategic civil disobedience.

The Undercurrent-11/06/17-S7E9-Strange Businesses

The Undercurrent-11/06/17-S7E9-Strange Businesses

Sami Luke, Max Johnston

November 6, 2017

Strange Businesses  This week on The Undercurrent host Sami Luke brings you stories about strange businesses and organizations. First a piece about the Michigan State Paranormal Investigators. Then a story about the owner of Hotwater Works Inc. To finish off Max Johnston brings us a stor...

The Undercurrent-10/28/17-S7E8-Scary Stories

The Undercurrent-10/28/17-S7E8-Scary Stories

Cole Tunningley, Naina Rao, Max Johnston, and Alex Euliano

October 28, 2017

Scary Stories This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley brings you scary stories. First, a piece of speculative fiction about Amazon descending upon a small town. Then, a profile of 2017's Haunted Aud, an event that turns MSU's auditorium into a terrifying spectacle. After that, reporter M...

The Undercurrent-10/21/17-S7E7-Homecoming

The Undercurrent-10/21/17-S7E7-Homecoming

Cole Tunningley

October 21, 2017

Homecoming This week on The Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents a range of stories about MSU in the spirit of Homecoming.

The Undercurrent-10/14/17-S7E06-Research

The Undercurrent-10/14/17-S7E06-Research

Cole Tunningley

October 14, 2017

Research This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley presents stories about research, including pieces on childhood hunger, Pluto, and the dreaded weevil.

The Undercurrent-10/7/17-S7E5-Sort of Salvation

The Undercurrent-10/7/17-S7E5-Sort of Salvation

Cole Tunningley, Sami Luke, Max Johnston, and Sophie Sagan

October 7, 2017

Sort of Salvation This week on the Undercurrent, host Cole Tunningley brings you stories about salvation. Reporter Sami Luke talks to the Wells Hall Preachers and a student who clashed with them. Reporter Max Johnston explores an environmental crisis in Michigan that is finally getting attentio...

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