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Eco Report Feature – Climate Change in Denali National Park, Pt. 2

In today’s Eco Report feature, we hear part two of correspondent Norm Holy’s interview with Dave Schirokauer from the Denali National Park in Alaska about the effects of climate change in the park.

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Eco Report – May 11, 2017

Eco Report 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 …

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Interchange – It Has Happened Here: The Handmaid’s Tale

We open with “Little Girl Blue,” written by Rodgers and Hart in 1935, and here performed by Nina Simone. The song counsels the “little girl” to simply surrender because All you can count on is the raindrops That fall on little girl blue. That Little Girl Blue comes tonight in the form Offred, the protagonist of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel …

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Bring It On! – May 8, 2017

Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Rob! Rob who? Robert Scherrell, the nation’s first college graduate awarded a degree in Stand Up Comedy is guest and teacher for aspiring comedy hosts Clarence Boone and William Hosea. Robert tells us about his path to the Individualized Major, Stand Up Comedy degree, and personal experiences as a social observer and activist as part of …

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Hola Bloomington – May 5, 2017

Locutor, Carlos Bakota, nos hablo de la histaria del 5 de mayo y como llego a celebrarse en los EE.UU. Host, Carlos Bakota, tells us about 5 de mayo history and how it became a celebration in the United States.

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bloomingOUT – Sarah Hetrick – May 4, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchor Grace Thumser and producer Ryne Shadday as they do a special farewell interview to bloomingOUT Associate Producer and Board Engineer, Sarah Hetrick. Sarah has been with the show since 2013, and has been the regular Associate Producer, board engineer, an occasional correspondent, and go-to-tech person. Tonight, Sarah says farewell to Ryne and Grace, sharing her experiences from …

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Eco Report Feature – Denali National Park Part 1

In today’s Eco Report two-part feature, Norm Holy interviews Dave Schirokauer from Denali National Park in Alaska about the effects of climate change in the park.

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Eco Report – May 4, 2017

Eco Report 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 …

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Standing Room Only: Student Stories

In early April, a group of students taught by Rachel Bahr at the The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship told their stories. Their themes ranged from learning to drive to gallivanting in Europe to grappling with religion. The commonality was that each storyteller learned something new. We hear stories by Zayn Karim, Ben Foley, Maisie Fiedler, Rowan Morse, Cormac O’Sullivan, …

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Interchange – Pred Ed: For-Profit Colleges and Universities

Today’s show is about for-profit colleges and universities–or the Predatory Education Business. If you’re surprised to hear predatory and for-profit used interchangeably to describe this industry, you won’t be at the end of the show. Two things must spring to mind when one says “for profit” education: University of Phoenix and Trump University. The first graduates only 5% of their …

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