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Interchange – Darker Than Blue: The Failure of School Integration


“Darker Than Blue” is in three parts. The first is an excerpt of a conversation I had with with Joe Johnston, an assistant professor of sociology at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, who earned his PhD at Indiana University in Bloomington studying how and why Kentucky has not enacted any state charter laws in education. He studies Jefferson County schools …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Protect Yourself from Identity Theft: Part 1

Identity theft is everywhere, but there are ways to minimize your risks of being exposed or hacked. Kristina tells you how in this three-part series. The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy with help from Kristina Wiltsee, in partnership with the Monroe County Public Library and The United Way of Monroe County.

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Daily Local News – October 6, 2015

The Carmel City Council voted last night to add protections for gender identity and sexual orientation to the city’s non-discrimination ordinance; Actor Jessie Eisenberg has pledged to match up to $100,000 in donations to support Bloomington’s Middle Way House; Hoosier Energy is set to begin construction next fall on a $12 million dollar facility that will produce electric power from …

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“Radical Arts” – The Burroughs Century on Experimental Media, the Wounded Galaxies Festival

The Wounded Galaxies Festival begins in Bloomington on Thursday, October 8th. The four-day festival includes film screenings, musical performances and other events that emphasize what organizers call “the subversive potentials of montage, remixes, appropriations, cutups and rearrangements of all kinds.” Participants include the feminist, fictionalist, and DIY filmmaker Chris Kraus, as well as bassist, composer and improviser James Ilgenfritz, who …

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories: ‘Darkwater’ by W.E.B. Du Bois

A month of sci-fi, fantasy, gothic, and horror begins with two stories from W.E.B. Du Bois’s 1920 collection Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil. Du Bois (1868–1963) is one of the outstanding figures of American literature in the first half of the 20th century, and a prominent voice on African American issues. Du Bois was also an advocate for feminism, …

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Activate! – Buskirk-Chumley Theater: Donna Cohen


Donna Cohen shares anecdotes and her experience volunteering at the Buskirk-Chumley theater. Also, three volunteer opportunities available through the Buskirk. LINKS Buskirk-Chumley Theater Buskirk-Chumley Theater Volunteering Cinema Usher Corps Cardinal Stage

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Martha’s House: The Story behind Bloomington’s Longest Running Homeless Shelter

This past June, Martha’s House Incorporated officially dissolved. The organization had run the Martha’s House emergency shelter since 2003. Located on South Rogers in Bloomington, the facility offered forty beds, on a temporary basis, to residents of Monroe, Lawrence and Owen Counties experiencing homelessness. It also provided food, clothing, and personal hygiene products to residents, as well as coaching for …

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Daily Local News – October 5, 2015

The body of 20-year-old Indiana University student Joseph Smedley was found in Griffy Lake on Friday evening; Secretary of State John Kerry will be speaking at Indiana University on October 15th; The Town of Ellettsville is moving ahead with its 2016 budget, a new town hall, and the Heritage Trail project; The Bloomington Animal Shelter is hosting Adopt-A-Dog Month throughout …

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Bring It On! – October 5, 2015

William Hosea and Leila Randle welcome Mark Moore. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Leila welcome Mark Moore, president and CEO of IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He joins us to talk about the upcoming hospital move and how trends in healthcare delivery not only affects the Bloomington community but specifically the African American community as well. PART TWO Headline …

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Hola Bloomington – Octubre 2, 2015

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Raquel Anderson interview local Latina women from Bloomington. The guests Sylvia Martinez and Leticia Zapata Gonzalez talk about their unique perspectives as Latinas living in Bloomington. Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Raquel Anderson hablan con mujeres Latinas de Bloomington. Las invitadas Sylvia Martinez y Leticia Zapata González hablan sobre …

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