Emanuele speaks with associate professor of English Natalie Philips who explains her recent scientific study exploring how liberal arts exercises the brain. She then has Judy Hoberman on discussing the difference between men and women in regards to buying and more importantly voting habits. New York Times bestselling author, Maggie Stiefvater, discusses her new book “The Raven Boys.” We are then joined by Ron Bertz & Stan Budzynski who talk about, and then treat us to, some Blues music. To wrap up the show the Impact’s own Elise Yoon the K-Pop crossover star PSY. ( Correction the survey cited in the interview with Judy Hoberman was done by CBS/NYT, not NBC)
Berl Schwartz is joined by guest interview Lawrence Cosentino in a conversation with symphony conductor Tim Muffitt and soloist Ralph Votapek about their upcoming performance. Comedian Lily Tomlin is interviewed about life, comedy, and her upcoming show. Folk musician Todd Snider talks about his music and, of course, his upcoming show.
Alex returns with more sports news from across Michigan including, MSU football, Detroit Tigers, and Lions. Make sure to listen every week for your chance to answer the Question of The Week and win some cool prizes.
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Alex gives away his first prize of the year. As always, he returns this week with the latest news in MSU sports as well as updates from the NFL, MLB, and more.
Alex returns for yet another edition of the Spartan Sportswrap. Overall this week was a letdown all around for Michigan sports with losses for the Tigers, Lions, and the MSU Spartans. Listen in for insight into the upcoming weeks as well as what our teams should start doing to turn their seasons around.
Impact’s Gabriel Saldiva on Spartan Remix; Jenelle Marie, founder of The STD Project, talks about STD awareness. Ronda Bokram, Staff Dietician at OLIN Health Center, discusses organic food. The Tejano Sound Band is on to talk about tejano music Hispanic Heritage Month. Marsha McDowell from Weaving of War talks about the project. The director and cast of Riverwalk Theatre’s “Spring Awakening” play are in to discuss the production. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring Danielle Lutes of the MSU Slam Team.
MSU President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU Deputy Athletic Director Greg Ianni about the new Spartan Stadium video boards and Greg’s role maintaining and enhancing MSU’s athletic facilities. Kirk Heinze talks with People’s Church Associate Pastor Penny Swartz about the church’s discussion series on our energy future. And we learn about a recycling competition at tomorrow’s MSU/CMU football game.
Timothy Busfield and Melissa Kaplan talk about an upcoming theatrical performance at Lansing Community College and Ryan Wurt and Paul Holland discuss Art Attack, a local music and art festival. Later, an interview with candidates Jeff Oesterle and Tom Cochran is heard concerning their race for the 67th House seats.
Matthew Caws, frontman of Nada Surf kindly took a seat with us to chat about the concept behind The Stars are Indifferent to Astronomy, staying relevant in an ever-changing music industry, and a funny story from tour.