Alex Baptiste and Vince Presti host a packed episode of WPRB News and Culturethis week! We start with a Hot Air debate on the controversial topic of drone strikes, with Brian Litchfield arguing for them, and Tobias Stoner against. Listen here:
Who won the debate? Tell us what you think right here!
Next, Monday Evenings with the Nassfeatures interviews with Eliza Mott, who wrote an article about visiting Disneyland, and Jared Garland, who wrote one about being the third of three gay children. Listen here:
In this week’s WPRB News and Culture, Ellis hosts News Today, with an in depth update on meteorites by Ellie. Also, the members of Ellipsis Slam Poetry (@EllipsisSlam) chat with hosts J.M. Colon and Joanie and perform some of their amazing poetry in the latest episode of Fireside Poetry.
This week, our newestWPRB News &Culturestaff introduce themselves on air for the first time. One of those newbies, Rachna Vyas, hosts News Today. We’ll also hear from Ben Taub about his adventures in Tahrir Square during the Monday Evenings with the Nass segment! Read the full article, “Two Days in Tahrir” right here.
After a brief hiatus owing to Winter Break and finals, WPRB News & Culture is back and better than ever before! We’re happy to announce that we’ve extended our programming block to a full hour, meaning that every Monday night you’ll be treated to an unprecedented blend of top-knotch reporting, cultural programming, student debate, interviews, and more!
Keep an eye out for these hot new shows every Monday from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM:
Hot Air– A debate show in which Princeton students face off to discuss the issues of our time.
Fireside Poetry — A poetry discussion show in which the host, often with the help of a guest poet, will talk about a single poet’s work in a casual setting.
Monday Evenings with the Nass– A series of interviews with the staff of the Nassau Weekly, an alternative newspaper on campus, where they fill us in on what they’ve been working on.
News Today – Reporting and commentary on the local, national, and international stories of the week.
This week, Ana Istrate interviews the Nass about a student-produced play, Michelle Obama, and more on Monday Evenings with the Nass:
Click here to download this week’s broadcast of WPRB News and Culture. Don’t forget to tune into 103.3FM on Mondays from 6:00 to 6:30pm! Click here to listen to the original TED talk on the media, featured on our show today.
Click here to download the audio file for this week’s episode of WPRB News and Culture.
Breakdown of content:
-Click here to download the audio file for Ruchira Gupta, who spoke about and against sex trafficking.
-Click here to download the audio file for WPRB’s Review of Dr. Faustus, premiering this Thursday at the Wilson Black Box Theater.
Click here to listen to a critical review of Tom Stoppard’s play “Rock ‘n’ Roll,” staged on Princeton’s Campus by Theater Intime and directed by Julia Bumke.
Note: WPRB News and Culture would like to express its sincerest gratitude to the Istrate family, who have so kindly engineered the audio for this critical review. Many thanks!
In other news: Derek Gideon gave an insightful update on the status of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Despite having been evicted from Zuccotti Park, protesters continue to express their discontent by setting up tent “art installations” around the city. Things took a turn for the worse on the West Coast, where police at UC Davis pepper sprayed a group of students. These students seem to have been protesting peacefully. Stay tuned for updates as we follow the Occupy protests around the country.