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Top Stories of 2016: Election 2016

Today is number 5 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at the 2016 election: locally, statewide and nationally. Bloomington saw visits from presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders, local candidates debated theft and bad management, and Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson blew the whistle on voter fraud …

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Interchange – Unmanning Sex: Meghan Murphy on Radical Feminism

Have feminists always been pro-prostitution? Since when has supporting pornography been considered a pro-sex feminist position? And why has feminism seemingly become a catch-all for any and all gender equality issues? Meghan Murphy, the founder and editor of the online feminist media outlet Feminist Current, leads us through the re-radicalizing of feminism: starting with a tour through the individualized, all-inclusive, …

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Top Stories of 2016: Incubating the Certified Tech Park

Today is number 6 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at developments related to Bloomington’s Technology Park, otherwise known as the Trades District. Officials debate the project’s design and a citizen group warns of gentrification.

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Top Stories of 2016: Funding Public Safety

Today is number 7 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at the public safety income tax that Monroe County officials approved this year. Officials questioned how local governments would spend the additional $7 million per year and others said the tax was approved without a solid plan. An average …

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bloomingOUT – Featured Organization – CampusPride

The bloomingOUT crew will be taking a hiatus for the holiday this week, but in honor of the holiday season and the end of the giving year, we will be featuring interviews from LGBTQ nonprofit organizations that we have interviewed on the program. We at bloomingOUT would like remind everyone that in honor of the season of giving, we encourage …

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Top Stories of 2016: Downtown Development

Today is number 8 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at major developments in 2016 that will change downtown Bloomington and some nearby areas. The Duke Energy substation, the demolition of the old Chocolate Moose and more. The Top Stories of 2016 is a production of the WFHB News …

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EcoReport Feature – Interview with David Larson of Big Bend National Park

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews David Larson about the effects of climate change on Big Bend National Park.

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EcoReport – December 22, 2016

EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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Standing Room Only: Food and Memory Stories

Tonight’s Standing Room Only will feature a variety of stories about Food and Memory from Rachel Bahr’s classroom at the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship. These students wrote a short story about a recipe that is important to themselves or to their culture and recorded their anecdote for this show. The format of this program will be a little different; …

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Top Stories of 2016: Interstate 69 Woes

Today is number 9 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at the continued difficulties with converting State Road 37 into Interstate 69. The process has been marred by tragic accidents, subcontractor walk-offs and complaints about bad communication. The Top Stories of 2016 is a production of the WFHB News …

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