CS130417 http://wkar.org en Current State #68 | April 17, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-68-april-17-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on Current State: Former priest makes his case for change in the Catholic Church; MSU Science Fest ; Author David Shields; &nbsp;and Hospice of Lansing.</span></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:01:50 +0000 Current State 34424 at http://wkar.org Former priest makes case for ordination of women http://wkar.org/post/former-priest-makes-case-ordination-women <p></p><p>For more than 40 years, <a href="http://www.soaw.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=413">Roy Bourgeois</a>’ life has been devoted to an often controversial liberal activism. The former Catholic priest is the founder of the <a href="http://www.soaw.org/index.php">Schools of the Americas Watch</a> and has spent eight years in prison for illegal protests. &nbsp;Five years ago, the 74-year old was excommunicated for his support of the ordination of women to the Catholic priesthood. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:55:15 +0000 Current State 34419 at http://wkar.org Former priest makes case for ordination of women Inaugural MSU Science Festival features hands-on learning http://wkar.org/post/inaugural-msu-science-festival-features-hands-learning <p></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:33:52 +0000 Current State 34418 at http://wkar.org Inaugural MSU Science Festival features hands-on learning Author David Shields shuns novels, favors hybrid storytelling http://wkar.org/post/author-david-shields-shuns-novels-favors-hybrid-storytelling <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Renowned author <a href="http://davidshields.com/">David Shields</a> will be on the MSU campus at Wells Hall today (Wednesday, April 17) for a lecture on his latest book </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">How Literature Saved My Life. </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The author of 14 books and the Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington. Shields discusses his work and his take on current literary storytelling.</span></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:17:52 +0000 Current State 34423 at http://wkar.org Author David Shields shuns novels, favors hybrid storytelling Neighbors in Action: Hospice of Lansing http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-hospice-lansing <p></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">Making preparations for a loved one’s death can be a very stressful and difficult time for families. But with help, a person’s final weeks and months can also hold some of the most beautiful and poignant moments in their lives.</span></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:15:16 +0000 Current State 34414 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Hospice of Lansing