cs140117 http://wkar.org en Current State #235 | January 17, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-235-january-17-2014 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> Sen. Gretchen Whitmer and <em>Off The Record</em> host Tim Skubick review the State of the State address; linking science education and hip hop; and AP reporter and singer-songwriter Jeff Karoub.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:42:18 +0000 Current State 48089 at http://wkar.org Sen. Whitmer responds to State of the State http://wkar.org/post/sen-whitmer-responds-state-state <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Last night, Michigan Gov. <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/snyder">Rick Snyder</a> gave his fourth State of the State address. He encouraged action on immigration and more support for state schools, among other issues. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:41:39 +0000 Current State 48091 at http://wkar.org Sen. Whitmer responds to State of the State E=MC: Teaching science through Hip Hop http://wkar.org/post/emc-teaching-science-through-hip-hop <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>How do you make science fun and approachable for youth? One theory is to use hip hop. The project <a href="http://rapgenius.com/Science-genius-topics-for-competition-lyrics#note-1527262">Science Genius BATTLES</a> (Bring Attention to Transforming Teaching, Learning and Engagement in Science) attempts to do that. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:40:57 +0000 Current State 48090 at http://wkar.org E=MC: Teaching science through Hip Hop Project aims to expand Detroit house concerts http://wkar.org/post/project-aims-expand-detroit-house-concerts <p>Dearborn's <a href="http://www.reverbnation.com/jeffkaroubjar">Jeff Karoub</a> provided <em>Current State's</em> live music in Studio S today. He's a reporter for the AP in Detroit, and a singer-songwriter. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:40:16 +0000 Current State 48092 at http://wkar.org Project aims to expand Detroit house concerts