This week on The Book Show, Vanessa Veselka’s new novel, The Great Offshore Grounds, tells the story of sisters Livy and Cheyenne as they set out to claim an unusual inheritance from their estranged father. The book explores how individuals begin to navigate ethics and emotions until they find where in the world they belong. [Continue reading…] about #1678: Vanessa Veselka “The Great Offshore Grounds” | The Book Show
Colleges across the country are trying to control the spread of COVID-19 — some more successfully than others — during the fall semester. Dr. Sheldon Jacobson, a professor of computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, studies data science, applying it to public policy, sports, public health, and more. In recent months, he’s been paying close attention to the pandemic — and how campuses, with their nationwide spike in cases, should deal with it.
On this week’s Media Project, the panel discusses the ethical controversy over Bob Woodward’s new book Rage. We also analyzes how COVID-19 has impacted local news organizations, and more.[Continue reading...] about #1528: Woodward’s New Book Controversy & Local News Organizations Amid COVID | The Media Project
On this week’s Gazette: New York U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer comes to Albany to promote bipartisan legislation to help the arts economy. Our political observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on how the NY Governor Cuomo has handled potential, massive cuts to the state budget. We also hear from parents across the Hudson Valley with […][Continue reading...] about #2037: Schumer Says The Show Must Go On & Back-To-School Concerns | The Legislative Gazette
Sandra Day O’Connor made history as the first woman on the US Supreme Court. But women have been considered for the court since the 1930s. This week on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll open up history class and talk about the women shortlisted for the bench. We’ll also spend an Academic Minute with the […][Continue reading...] about #1564: Shortlisted, Women & The Supreme Court | The Best Of Our Knowledge
On this week’s 51%, some calls reporting domestic violence have been different since COVID; and there’s a program offering online help to women living with a problem drinker.[Continue reading...] about #1625: Domestic Violence Amid COVID | 51%