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This week, our hosts J.M. Colon and Vince Presti cover Princeton’s Arts Weekend, which began Thursday, April 25 and ended Sunday with Shirleypalooza, a tribute to Shirley Tilghman, Princeton’s outgoing President. Jackie Cremos covers the week’s headlines in News Today.
Next, J.M. Colon waxes eloquent on the poetry of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes.
JM Colon on Fireside Poetry Photo Credit: Vincent Presti
Now, Ola Oladosu interviews members of the band Moxie, which performed during Princeton Arts Weekend:
Next, Jackie Cremos talks to passersby at Sunday’s Communiversity:
Then, Vince Presti interviews Princess Margarita of Romania about her life and “The Princess Margarita of Romania Foundation.” J.M. Colon and Vince Presti close our show with a discussion on the place of monarchies in the 21st century.
As of Wednesday, April 6, WPRB News broadcasts news briefs on current events and culture. Tune into
WPRB 103.3 fm on Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:00pm and 9:00pm for these short segments during regularly scheduled programming. Hope you like it!
Here are the briefs we aired on May 4th:
Arts Announcement: Our resident Arts and Culture connoisseur Peter Giovine takes a look at what’s going on this week over at the Lewis Center for the Arts and
at the Senior Thesis Arts Shows. Click here to listen
News Update: A quick profile of Osama Bin Laden and his portrayal in Western media. Click here to listen
Meanwhile, check out briefs we’ve aired in the past:
News Update: Libya and the Just War Theory (click here to listen)
News Update: “Asians in the Library” on Youtube and Free Speech (click here to listen)
Arts Announcement: Senior Poetry Reading and Upcoming Events (click here to listen)
Scientists at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, have
stumbled upon something that may change the face of particle physics as we know it.
A recent “data bump” revealed the possible existence of the Higgs-Boson, also
known as the God particle because it is said to permeate all space and give
particles rest mass.
WPRB News Correspondent Ana Istrate spoke with Paul Langacker, a visiting professor
at Princeton University from the University of Pennsylvania. Click here
for the episode that aired Monday, May 2, 2011.
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