Yesterday, Attorney General Bill Schuette unveiled a 64-page report to address the issue of human trafficking in Michigan. The Michigan Human Trafficking Commission is a bipartisan group including legislators, law enforcement officials, educators and other stakeholders assembled to addressed the issue of modern day slavery.
Every home football Saturday here in East Lansing, thousands of people flock to the Michigan State campus to take part in a sacred ritual: tailgating. But the pastime takes a toll. After the celebrating, landscaping personnel at MSU repair damage to grass and trees.
Some of those personnel are calling last Saturday’s damage the worst they’ve seen.
Mass media is often criticized for its lack of diversity and stereotypical portrayals. Shilpa Davé, Assistant Professor in American Studies and Media Studies at the University of Virginia, says those criticisms often stem from a black and white view of race in America, leaving out important parts of the U.S. cultural landscape such as Asian Americans.
Jeremy Sampson is the owner of the new Lansing minor soccer league. Al talks with him about why he decided to make this decision and what goals lay ahead. Al and the team will also discuss Pistons and Richie Incognito.
It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. This week, we feature the Art for Charlie Foundation.
The Michigan State men's basketball team finished the pre-season with a win over Indiana PA. Al and Matt talk about the game and you'll hear from coach Izzo as well. U of M offensive lineman Taylor Lewan apologizes and Al and Matt discuss if he should be suspended. Richie Incognito has said some terrible things and Al and Matt discuss why he should be banned from the league.
Buying a home is fraught with difficult decisions, and navigating the process can be daunting. For potential homebuyers in the Lansing area, there’s at least one place to get some help: The Home Buyers Club.
Folk singers, hustlers and Samurai are all part of this year’s Holiday film lineup. John Serba, entertainment reporter and film critic for Mlive and the Grand Rapids Press, gave Current State’s Emanuele Berry the rundown of this season upcoming films.
When many people think of Cuba, they look to the past. Images of Fidel Castro, revolution and the Cuban Missile Crisis are what most associate with the island republic. On a recent trip, an MSU professor captured a different picture of the Cuba. Mark Sullivan is an associate professor of music composition at Michigan State University. His photo exhibit “Cuba: First Times Never Come Again,” opens tonight. The photos will be on display in the innovation space at MSUglobal Knowledge and Learning Innovations, Nisbet Building.