Current State #235 | January 17, 2014

Jan 17, 2014

Today on Current State: Sen. Gretchen Whitmer and Off The Record host Tim Skubick review the State of the State address; linking science education and hip hop; and AP reporter and singer-songwriter Jeff Karoub.

Sen. Whitmer responds to State of the State

Jan 17, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder photo

Last night, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gave his fourth State of the State address. He encouraged action on immigration and more support for state schools, among other issues.

E=MC: Teaching science through Hip Hop

Jan 17, 2014

How do you make science fun and approachable for youth? One theory is to use hip hop. The project Science Genius BATTLES (Bring Attention to Transforming Teaching, Learning and Engagement in Science) attempts to do that.

Project aims to expand Detroit house concerts

Jan 17, 2014
Scott Pohl/WKAR

Dearborn's Jeff Karoub provided Current State's live music in Studio S today. He's a reporter for the AP in Detroit, and a singer-songwriter.