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“The Hunting Ground” Examines Rape on College Campuses

Tonight at 7 p.m., an IU student group is screening a film titled, The Hunting Ground, a documentary about rape on college campuses. For more on that, WFHB correspondent and IU student Amanda Marino brings us this report. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:34 — 4.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Interchange – Writing Red: Joshua Clover On The Poetry and Politics of Riot

Joshua Clover by Joe Mabel

The work of Joshua Clover blends the worlds of poetry and economic crisis. Poet, communist, cultural critic, translator, editor, and professor of literature and critical theory at the University of California Davis, Clover has published three acclaimed volumes of poetry: Madonna anno domini, The Totality for Kids and his most recent, Red Epic, published by Commune Editions, a small publisher …

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Daily Local News – September 28, 2015

A census report from the Indiana Institute for Working Families has found that more than one-third of Hoosiers live below self-sufficiency levels; Parents of students in local schools are expressing opposition to the gradual shortening of summer break; The state’s utility regulators are inviting residents in Ellettsville to comment on a proposed water rate increase. FEATURE Earlier this month, the …

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Veteran and Housing Status Added to Bloomington Ordinances

Earlier this month, the Bloomington City Council added Veteran Status and Housing Status to the list of protected classes in the Bloomington Human Rights Ordinance. The recommendation to do so came from the city’s Human Rights Commission. At the meeting, the Chair of the Commission, Byron Bangert, and its Director, Barbara McKinney, spoke on this recommendation. WFHB Assistant News Director, …

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Bring It On! – September 28, 2015

William Hosea and Leila Randle welcome Ruben Marté, Dennis Laffoon and William Vance. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Leila welcome Indiana State Police Captain, Ruben Marté and Rev. Dennis Laffoon, pastor of Bethel AME Church. They join us to provide a follow-up on the community conversations on positive interactions with law enforcement here in Bloomington and in other …

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Books Unbound – Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s, Conclusion: ‘Two Men,’ Chapters 33-38

Marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War, Books Unbound’s summer series “Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s” concludes with the final chapters of the novel Two Men. Writing during the war, Elizabeth Stoddard (1823–1902) set her novel in the antebellum period—probably the 1840s—and published it a few weeks after Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Throughout, Stoddard has …

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Hola Bloomington – September 25, 2015

In HOLA Bloomington’s new edition of “Un cafecito con…” hosts Israel Herrera and Luis Hernandez interview Mexican film director Juan Carlos Rulfo (Juan Rulfo’s son) and Chilean singer Nano Stern. Nano Stern will perform in Lotus Festival on Sept 26th. En la nueva edición de HOLA Bloomington, “Un cafecito con … ” Israel Herrera y Luis Hernández, entrevistan a Director …

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Samuel Buelow – September 24, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Poling and Jeff Jewel as they chat with Samuel Buelow, a PhD student at Indiana University and bloomingOUT’s newest co-host, about trans* issues and LGBTQ+ issues around the world. Hosts – Jeff Poling, Jeff Jewel Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineer – Olivia Davidson Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: …

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Imposter Government Officials Scam

Monroe County Clerk Linda Robbins is warning local residents of what she says is a scam involving imposter government officials. Robbins says a County resident received a call from someone who claimed to represent the US Marshalls. The scammer demanded to collect fifteen hundred dollars, saying the woman had missed jury duty and was subject to a fine. The woman …

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Funds For Emergency Homeless Shelter

The Bloomington City Council will vote tonight on providing funds for the emergency homeless shelter formerly known as Martha’s House. The shelter lost its 501(c)3 status earlier this year. Since then, Perry Township, which owns the building and the property, has allocated $45,000 to fund the shelter through the end of September. The Monroe County Council also pledged $15,000 to …

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