We are 13 ON YOUR SIDE. Our goal is to stand up for our community. To make it better for everyone in West Michigan. And to celebrate all the unique people who make up our community. To be ON YOUR SIDE. Always.
Alone At The Desk - 30: Scrunchies for a Cause
It started as a way to cope with postpartum depression. Then it became a business. Then it became a cause to help a family and girls on the other side of the world.
Alone At The Desk - 29: Women Surviving the Pandemic
Two different women with distinctly different struggles during the pandemic. Neither has to do with actually contracting COVID-19. But, require perseverance and courage to get through it.
Alone At The Desk - 27.5: Nessel's First Ad
In this bonus episode, Michigan Attorney General talks about her first advertisement during her primary campaign for AG. It was provocative. But, it wasn't just about shock value. It was about sexism, misogyny and discrimination. And she directed it at her own party.
Alone At The Desk - 28: Burn Pits
Approximately 3.5 million US veterans were exposed to burn pits while serving overseas. Now many are experiencing severe health problems. Some are dying. They are having a hard convincing the VA their health issues are connected to the burn pits, and are being denied benefits. A veteran shares his story. And we hear from a US congressman trying to help.
Alone At The Desk - 27: Gay Pride Month & AG Dana Nessel
Michigan's attorney general opens up with her own coming out story. She also talks about the lack of gay role models when she was young, & the future of gay rights.
Alone At The Desk - 26: Social Media and the First Amendment
Former President Donald Trump now faces a full two year ban from Facebook, and a permanent ban on Twitter. He and his supporters have claimed his First Amendment rights are being violated. Are they? And even if they're not, is this the ethical way to deal with social media posts that are false and/or dangerous. Two experts join me to discuss.
Racist mascot episode
Nick, this episode is perfection. It’s put how I feel about our shared high school and hometown into word so succinctly. Thank you!!
Loved the first story! Thank you for sharing!
My favorite anchor
Nick is so down to earth!! He is dedicated to West Michigan and I adore that!! Definitely worth a listen!!!