Vaguely Local is a podcast focusing on locality while leaving room for variety, focusing on people and issues as experienced through their own places and spaces - in Manhattan and beyond.
In this episode, Nick McNamara is joined by Dr. Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen of the platform Nordic Animism. Rasmussen is a Danish scholar with credentials from the Universities of Copenhagen and Uppsala and years of work around the world in countries such as Uganda, Ghana and Brazil.
The two discussed Rasmussen's roots, his academic background studying both Scandinavian religiosity and African diasporic religions, and the importance of animist worldviews in contemporary times. You can check out his work on a variety of social media as well as through his website NordicAnimism.com.
Music in this podcast is provided by artist Blush Akimbo, and production is supported by Wildcat 91.9 FM in Manhattan, KS. As a note, a few explicit words are included in this conversation.
Kolby, Jesse, and Ryan discuss an article that has taken the choral world by storm over the last few weeks, Canto: Let's Talk About the English Choral Tradition by Christopher Lowrey, published by Early Music America. The trio talk about the aspects they agreed with and the aspects they disagree with, as well as the discussion on stepping away from trying to copy "styles," but rather doing what fits best inside the context of what's being asked of you as a choral singe.
The Space Between, an astronomy based podcast by executive sports producer Kolby Van Camp, has broken into the top charts in the astronomy category on Apple Podcasts in both the United States and Belgium after his interview with internationally renown astronomer and physicist, Professor David Kipping from Columbia University in New York.
The podcast reached a peak of 35th in the US market and 3rd in the Belgian market for astronomy podcasts on Apple Podcasts.
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Ever wondered why so many squirrels are on the campus of K-State? How about where you can go to perform your best music, stand up or miming? Well the Box Turtles crashed the Daily Wave to share their exciting news about an open mic night every other Wednesday at Finns Pub starting on March 29, 2023! Oh! And if you're curious about the myth behind why so many squirrels are on campus then give the audio above a listen and you will be taken on a journey through the minds of Chris, Dawson, Max and Branden as they try to dissect a collegian article from 2017 about how there are 72,000 squirrels on campus.
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Monday, Mar. 27 - Sunday, April 2, 2023 | International Week
International Week is a series of multicultural events that allow students and residents of the Manhattan community to showcase their diverse cultures. Students, faculty or members of the Manhattan community who attend all six of our International Week events stand a chance to enter a raffle to win an amazing prize!This year's International Week Parade is sponsored by the K-State Student Allocations Committee.
If you have any questions or want to find out more about the event, please check the link below or contact Obirbea (email@example.com) or Mina (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2023 4:00 - 5:30 PM | Pitch and Pizza Night
All K-State students have the opportunity to pitch a business idea, Shark Tank style, to receive feedback from a group of 3-4 panelists. This is a great way to test new ideas for a business or refine an existing ventures vision. Each student that pitches will receive $100, in the form of a scholarship and FREE pizza!
Spaces are limited to only 10 student participants per event.
Students must sign up here ahead of time to pitch.
Friday, Mar. 23, 2023 5:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Egg Hunt on Bosco Student Plaza
UPC will be releasing 10,000 eggs on Bosco student plaza. You read that right, TEN THOUSAND EGGS. On Friday, Mar. 31 ALL DAY until 6pm you have the chance to hunt for prizes. 100 gold eggs contain slips to turn in from 6-8pm at Bosco Student Plaza on Friday, March 31st. In exchange for your egg and slip, you will receive a prize correlated with your egg number, which could range from a $5 to $50 value!
*NOTE: one gold egg per Valid K-State ID* there will be 9,900 other eggs full of candy and trinkets though, so feel free to hunt for as many of those as you'd like!
Questions? email us at email@example.com. Happy Hunting!
Have you ever driven through Manhattan, KS and seen a man lifting golden dumbbells while walking? Well you have probably witnessed Bryan Vereen a body builder, online influencer and motivational speaker in his element. Bryan who goes by "Nappy Vereen" online has garnered thousands of followers and viewers of his videos working out.
Not only has Bryan amassed a large following online but he also has grown in his muscle size tenfold since he started working out. Listen to this episode of "The Crew" as Javier Cordero and Alex Rewerts chat with Nappy about life, love and the pursuit of happiness.
From beyond mortal limits, even from the pinnacle of heaven itself, our players are neck and neck against the fearsome power of Leon, the Kobold tyrant. Yet a being of despair seethes through the malice of the older lizard and brings forth trouble for the entire team. Never could poor Team Nat 1 ever predict such a opponent on this frightening chaotic episode! Come and bare witness to ou-
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This can only end in tears.
Nat 1 Podcat Ep 8: [Binzen]
Sunday, Mar. 26, 2023 | New Host of Chats with Cats
Chats with Cats is looking for a new host! Send in your best Chats With Cats video by asking at least three people “What’s your favorite part of being a wildcat?” and another K-state question of choice. The video should be under 90 seconds.
Email the final video to Socialmedia@k-state.edu by March 26th.
Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2023 3:30 PM | International Women's Day Celebration
Education abroad is hosting an information session about program options, scholarships, and will be answering any of your questions with a Q&A taking place in Fairchild hall room 304 at 3:30pm on Wednesday.
Find more information at the link below.
Friday, Mar. 24, 2023 7:00 - 9:30 PM | Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
And to round out our week, dress in your Sunday best because the UPC is hosting a murder mystery dinner theater where you can Bribe suspects for evidence and make sure to look over your shoulder because you might be the next to go.
Food is provided with an RSVP ahead of time and don’t forget to bring your k-state ID for the event on Friday, March 24th from 7-9:30pm.
Justin Dickinson; manager of The Dusty Bookshelf said that their business is being impacted all the construction and if they open up the streets where there construction is now for the midtown development then there might be more people who come down to Aggieville.
And the battle wages on! Team Nat 1 faces off swarms and swarms of lizards who are, oddly, not the most powerful? What is going on with this battle! Why are these kobolds so incredibly silly and easy to handle? What is the true plan and goal of Leon as he charges into the battle head on? And what is this ultimate demon power that our dear emo wizard found?
Come along and see the grand battle in it's full splendid and whimsical glory as we roll 20s and 1s across the board! Well that is the hope at least, as everything and everyone will go topsy turvy! See why by listening in to the hottest podcast around in today's wild episode, Nat 1 Podcat Ep 7: [Maybe Not]
On this episode of The Sands of Time we dive into the world of Biotechnology and more broadly Biochemistry. By breaking down the ways in which biotech can be used in all aspects of life I was able to learn from Carson Guido. He is a Junior majoring in Biochemistry & researching structural biology at K-State and we broke apart the vast landscape of the biochemistry world by discussing the creation and use of recombinant DNA, the moral complications of gene editing, how a protein can be designed and what the future may look like for biotechnology.
The moment we all been waiting for is here! Team Nat 1 faces off against the dastardly Swarms of Kobolds and their dreaded leader Leon. However, unknown to them, slowly they find themselves outmatch and overturned, being completely knee deep in Kobolds! Can the party overcome this swarm of adorable and massive hoard of lizards or will they succumb to the power of sheer numbers? Join us in the thrilling weekend show, Nat 1 Podcat Ep 6: [Maybe We Can Win This]
On this episode of Siblings-In-Law David and Lanie sit down to talk about the generational categories they fall in and how the stigmas behind each (Millennial vs. Gen Z) may or may not be accurate. Spoilers - a lot of them are fairly accurate.