Public Occurrences, Episode 34: Bahrain part 2, July 20, 2013
This week’s Public Occurrences is part two of Jason’s interview with Said Youcef Al Muhafdha, Acting Vice President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights. They discuss US weapons sales to the government of Bahrain. Said expresses his skepticism about the BICI report’s finding that activists were responsible for the deaths of 2 foreign workers and 3 Bahraini police and military officers. Said also discusses what he believes will come next for the Arab Spring in Bahrain.
Public Occurrences, Episode 33: Bahrain part 1, July 13, 2013
On this week’s Public Occurrences Jason Beets interviews Said Youcef Al Muhafdha, Acting Vice President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights. They discuss the recent torture of child prisoners in Bahrain, the trial against Said for “disseminating false news on Twitter”, and the imprisonment of human rights defenders Abdulhadi Alkhwaja and Nabeel Rajab.
Public Occurrences, Episode 32: Chem-E-Car, July 6, 2013
This episode of Pubic Occurrences begins with an interview with Kevin Diehl, co-captain of K-State’s Chem-E-Car team. After that Public Occurrences Science Correspondent Anthony Williams discusses a Supreme Court ruling that naturally occurring human DNA cannot be patented and a breakthrough in chemistry at Argonne National Laboratory.
This year, 91.9 will reward you for being patriotic for the 4th of July! We will give you a chance to submit photos of you showing some love for the red, white, and bue and ick the one we think is the most creative, patriotic and the overall coolest way to celebrate the holiday. We’re looking for unique barbecues, awesome outfits, cool deocations,and such. The contestant we deem the winner will get tickets to Buzz Beach Ball with Phoenix, Awolnation, Alt-J, Cage The Elephant and more in September. Get those photos in by midnight on July 5 to show us your patriotism.
Public Occurrences, Episode 31: College Radio, June 29, 2013
This week’s Public Occurrences features an interview with Nikki Leskinen, a former station manager of the online college radio station KRFH.net. We discuss the difficult decisions, rewards, and accomplishments of a job in media management. The Guardian’s revelations about the NSA and new information about the IRS targeting of political groups is also covered.
Public Occurrences, Episode 30: Particle Physics, June 22, 2013
Jason Beets discusses scientific method, the discovery of the Higgs boson, the standard model with Public Occurrences Science Correspondent Anthony Williams. They discuss the frontiers of particle physics, supersymmetry, dark matter and dark energy, and string theory.
Public Occurrences, Episode 29: Stereotypes in the Media 2, June 15, 2013
Lindsey Staab, Steven Geist, Valerie Good-Turney, and Kaitlin Myers presented a lecture on Stereotypes in the media for their media ethics class in Spring 2013. This episode of Public Occurrences is part 2 of that lecture. This episode analyzes the portrayal of Jews, Christians, and Homosexuals in the news and entertainment media.
Public Occurrences, Episode 28: Stereotypes in the Media 1, June 8, 2013
Lindsey Staab, Steven Geist, Valerie Good-Turney, and Kaitlin Myers presented a lecture on Stereotypes in the media for their media ethics class in Spring 2013. This episode of Public Occurrences is part 1 of that lecture. This episode analyzes the portrayal of African-Americans and Muslims in news, entertainment, and advertising.
Welcome to summer 2013! Even though things have settled down for the summer here at K-State, we’re still in full motion! For a full programming schedule, click here to see when your favorite DJs are on the air. Of course, we take requests all the time while DJs are on the air! To make a request, call the Wildcat Line at 785-532-0919. Lastly, we’re always streaming online at wildcat919.com/listenlive. So if you went home for the summer or are hanging out in another country, you can still listen. We would smile from ear to ear if you did.
Public Occurrences, Episode 27: Scandal in DC, May 17, 2013
This week Public Occurrences covers 3 significant scandals in DC. The collection of AP phone records by the Justice Department, IRS targeting of political groups, and the ongoing hunger strike at Guantanamo are each covered in detail. The conviction of abortionist Kermit Gosnell for killing 3 babies and for the involuntary manslaughter of a woman under his care is also covered.