articles tagged "Brian Standing"

Dial A Complaint: May 13th, Mario Salvo, An Historical Rant

Monday, 13 May 2013 | buzz
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53 years ago today, hundreds of University Berkley Students protested hearings of the House Un-americans Activities Committee. The San Francisco Police responded with water cannons. The next day, the protest swelled into the thousands and the free-speech movement was born. This week’s rant of the week features student activist Mario Salvo from a few years later on December 2nd, 1964. May 13th rant by wort-fm more »

Endocrine Disruptors, Don’t You Even Know?

Monday, 6 May 2013 | buzz
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The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism brings us this month’s peek behind the curtain, as we dig deeper to learn more about the investigative stories local reporters are working on now. Reporter Kate Golden warns us that we are awash in endocrine disruptors- common chemicals that are changing our bodies in ways we are only beginning to discover. And they’re in our water here in Wisconsin. more »

UW Emergency Text Alert System Just Kind Of Effective

Monday, 6 May 2013 | buzz
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      The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Rory Linnane, explains why the U-W’s emergency alert system doesn’t work for everyone.       more »

Patenting The Human Genome

Monday, 6 May 2013 | buzz
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      You made your genetic code yourself. But do you own it? UW’s Shubha Ghosh tells us why that’s a more challenging question than you might think.       more »

Bag It! Showing At The Barrymore Tonight Only

Monday, 6 May 2013 | buzz
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  Bag It! is a new documentary about a man who begins a strange journey with a simple decision: to stop using plastic bags. Director Sue Beraza joins the 8 O’ Clock Buzz to tell us all about it.       more »

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