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Alternative Voice with David Barsamian, Part 1

On April 10th in Bloomington Indiana Alternative Radio’s David Barsamian he spoke about his lifetime of work as an independent media producer, and the convergence of media, capitalism, and the environment.  Mr. Barsamian and Dr. Martha Crouch were the primary speakers and the event was recorded on location at the Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center by WFHB’s Alycin Bektesh for …

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Gay Sensibility in Historical Preservation: Will Fellows discusses his “passion to preserve”

On May 2, 2014 Will Fellows, author of Farm Boys and A Passion to Preserve, gave a presentation to an audience at the Buskirk Chumley theater. The lecture covered the material in his most recent book, A Passion to Preserve. In the book Mr. Fellows analyzes how an affinity for historic preservation is commonly shared by gay men and straight …

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Standing Room Only – Racenomics: Racial Politics and Class

On Wednesday April 16th A speaking group assembled to discuss “racenomics.” This event centered on the role of race in politics and economics; specifically as it relates to black people. This event was hosted by the Alphas and Kappas of Indiana University Speakers included: Dr. Byron Craig, Eric Ryans, and Dr. Umar Johnson. This event was recorded by Daion Morton …

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The condom industry and public health research

On April 1st James Craigie and others spoke as part of the IU school of Public Health’s lecture series. The lecture was titled. Advancing Public Health Is Good for Business: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Life Sciences. Specifically the lecture is about the synergetic partnership of large corporations and research entities. Speakers included James Craigie Chairman and Chief Executive …

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Local Legislators March 2014

On Saturday March 1st, local legislators gathered for a question and comment session in Bloomington. This event was free and open to the public. Speakers included: Mark Stoops, Eric Cook, Matt Pierce , and Matt Ubelhor. This event was recorded on location at City Hall in Bloomington by Community Access Television Services for Standing Room Only, on WFHB.

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Sage Advice: Sage Steele on Sports Journalism

On Monday, March 24 Sage Steele spoke as part of the IU School of Journalism’s spring speaker series. She is host of ESPN’s “NBA Countdown” and contributes to the network’s “SportsCenter” program. Steele is an IU gradute and has come back to talk about sports journalism and her work in a heavily-male field. This event was recorded on location at …

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Legislative Update, February 2014

On February 1st, local legislators sat down to summarize recent activities in the statehouse in one of their quarterly legislative updates. Speakers included: Bob Heaton, Peggy Mayfield, Eric Cook, Matt Pierce and Mark Stoops. This event was recorded on location at the Showers Building by Community Access Television Services for Standing Room Only on WFHB.

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Genetically Modified Organisms and the Food Supply: An informational Session

On Wednesday, February 19th the League of Women Voters hosted an informational session on Genetically Modified Organisms with three distinguished speakers. George Hageman, Professor Emeritus in Microbiology at Indiana University opened the program with an overview and some background on the history and uses of genetically modified organisms for agriculture. Then Kyle Cline, National Policy advisor for the Indiana Farm …

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Monroe County MRF: Larry Barker on Legislation and Recycling”

Larry Barker, Executive Director for the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District, spoke on January 22, 2014 about the benefits of a Material Recovery Facility for Monroe County. Mr. Barker was invited to the Banquet Facility of Upland Brewery on West 11th street to speak by “Green Drinks,” an informal social networking event that meets every month to discuss and …

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Succeeding Without Their Permission: Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian

On Thursday February 13 Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian came to Indiana University as part of a speaking tour. Alexis is an entrepreneur, investor, and most well known for co-founding the social news site Reddit. The Union Board and the Informatics and Computing Student Association have eagerly collaborated to host Alexis for a talk on how to make the world suck less …

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