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Mike McCabe, Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. A nonprofit nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to clean government. McCabe spoke candidly about the State of the Union address. “I’ve grown tired of what they say,” he said and then added, “What they do is what matters.”read article »
Joining WORT over the phone on February 13, 2013, was Nikole Hannah-Jones. She is an investigative reporter at ProPublica, the public interest newsroom. She recently published an article on February 8, 2013, titled: How the Supreme Court Could Scuttle Critical Fair Housing Rule. She joined the Buzz to talk about fighting housing discrimination. Bio from ProPublica:read article »
Phyllis Hasbrouck, of Madison, represents the West Waubesa Preservation Coalition. She joins us by phone to talk about the recent dangers effecting Lake Waubesa. Hasbrouck is also the director of Fitchburg Fields, a Nonprofit that promotes sustainability and healthy living. She was, however, strictly speaking on behalf on the Waubesa Preservation Coalition today.read article »
Roy Boone, former UWMadison basketball player, joined the Buzz by phone on February 12, 2013. Life after basketball is still basketball, actually. Boone stays busy with city leagues. “Just dominating the city league.” he joked with Perry after Perry asked him how the league was going. Boone is also very involved in the community. He works with the Dane County Juvenile court system as a mentor and supervisor to troubled young adults. Listen to the interview below:read article »
Mariah Janice was told by her physicians that she was morbidly obese and pre-diabetic. She, a recent mother of two, decided she was going to do something to change that. Today she is a personal trainer. Janice first came on the program in early January and joined Aaron Perry for a second time on February 12, 2013, to talk about the hardest part of exercising. Getting started.read article »
It wouldn’t be winter in Madison if there weren’t something odd poking up from the Lake Monona ice. Folk Artist Tim Browning talks about his latest decoration on top the ice.read article »
Richard A. Monette, chair of Turtle Mountain Band of the Chippewa/Ojibwa/Anishnabe Nation. Also the staff attorney in the U.S. Senate and Director of Congressional Affairs, Department of Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs. He came by the WORT station on Monday, February 11, 2013, to talk with Brian Standing, host of the Morning Buzz, about the ongoing iron mining bill that might be passed in the very near future.read article »
City Year Milwaukee stormed Madison, Wisconsin, on Friday, February 8, 2013. They came dressed in full uniform: red jackets, khaki pants, white collared shirts and Timberland boots. In other words, they were hard to miss as they flooded the UWMadison campus and Capitol.read article »
Once again, the Mad Rollin’ Dolls and the Mad Wreckin’ Dolls will be freezin’ for a reason February, 9, 2013, as they take to the frigid waters at Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center to raise money for Special Olympics Wisconsin.read article »
On Friday, February 8th, 2013, Sandee Seiberlich spoke with Jonathan Zarov for this months edition of Tech Report. Once a month Seiberlich comes by the station to discuss technology. This week they focus on landlines. Do they exist anymore? Well, actually, over half of America still use landlines. Are landlines on the way out? Are we at the point where it makes sense for a household to only use cell phones? Listen to the always informative and entertaining Tech Report. If you have a tech topic you’d like Seiberlich and Zarov to discus for an upcoming Tech Report contact Jonathan at here. I’ve also included a link to a relevant music video.read article »