Floodlights: Olympic Legacy

This week on The Rostrum we are airing our second episode of Floodlights. We are talking with Megan Hulse, executive editor of The Daily Utah Chronicle, who has been investigating the legacy of the 2002 Olympic Games in Utah through the history of the Hoberman Arch and the Olympic Cauldron.

Article: http://dailyutahchronicle.com/2018/03/01/slow-government-neglects-olympic-legacy-salt-lake-city/

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Floodlights: Performing Arts Building

The week on The Rostrum, we are doing something a little different. In partnership with The Daily Utah Chronicle, K-UTE is launching a new investigative podcast called Floodlights. The show will be an in-depth interview with The Chronicle’s student journalists discussing their investigation into an issue on the U of U campus.

To kick things off we are talking with Jaycen Eggleston who has been investigating the Performing Arts Building on campus, and its problems as a learning environment.

Article: http://dailyutahchronicle.com/2017/12/05/chilling-state-us-arts-buildings/

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Photo: Adam Fondren

Free Speech on Campus

This week on The Rostrum, in light of the ongoing debate around First Amendment rights on campus, we sat down with the U’s resident free speech expert, Dr. David Vergobbi. We discuss the First Amendment, where it came from, what it protects, and what it means in our modern society.

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Butternut to Bionic

This week on The Rostrum we have Tiffany Anderson, University of Utah alumni and author of the book Butternut to Bionic: A Resource Guide to for Hip Replacement Surgery which details her encounter with a mysterious illness, brush with death, two hip-replacement surgeries, and her physical and mental health recovery. We also discuss her thoughts on U.S. healthcare and the benefits of preventative and holisitic approaches to health.

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Sean Pica

This week on The Rostrum we sit down with Sean Pica, Executive Director and a founder of Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison. This organization connects incarcerated people with a college education, life skills and entry support to positively impact theirs lives and communities. We discuss why these programs are important, the problems in are carceral system and how students can get involved.

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