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IHS Associate Principals Speak

by WRFI News Staff on August 24, 2016

As part of a series of ‘meet and greet’ events, Associate Principles Martha Hardesty, Tim Harrington, and Krystal Sessoms introduce themselves and speak about their goals for Ithaca High School and the coming school year.  Interview conducted by Aron Gutman at Southside Community Center.

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URO: Ultimate Reentry Opportunity

August 24, 2016

Ultimate Reentry Opportunity is holding a conference on Thursday, August 25th from 2-6pm at The Space at Greenstar.  The event is free and open to the public with a free dinner catered by JLA Catering.  At the conference the public can hear personal stories and other information from local and out-of-town speakers about the challenges […]

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Congressional Candidate John Plumb Explains His Positions

August 12, 2016

Fracking, the Trans-Pacific Partnership,  drones, Social Security and the Affordable Care Act are among the issues John Plumb discusses with WRFI’s Lori Sonken. A Democrat, Plumb is challenging Republican Tom Reed to represent New York’s 23rd Congressional District in Washington, D.C. This interview aired on August 12, 2016.

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Cast of Running to Places’ “Pirates of Penzance”-August 11th, 2016

August 11, 2016

Cast members Abby Swartout and Bailey Olmstead of the Running to Places’ production of “Pirates of Penzance” talk about their experiences performing in the comic operetta.  They also talk about what they love about the teen theatre group “Running to Places”. This interview originally aired on the August 11th, 2016 edition of WRFI Community Radio […]

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Godfrey Simmons on My Children! My Africa!

August 11, 2016

Godfrey Simmons, artistic director of the Civic Ensemble, talks about Athol Fugard, their production of Fugard’s play My Children! My Africa! and its relevance to the current political scene.  

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Racism and the Rise of Donald Trump

August 5, 2016

Kwame Acheampong talks with Dr. Paula Ioanide, an associate professor at the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity at Ithaca College and the author of “The Emotional Politics of Racism: How Feelings Trump Facts in an Era of Colorblindness.” They discussed how racism has fueled the rise of Donald Trump as a […]

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Shirt Happens–Eye Gallery in Ithaca Displays New Exhibit

August 4, 2016

Lisa Pincus discusses her exhibit, Shirt Happens: Linear Threads, at the Eye Gallery in Ithaca. Her interview with WRFI’s Lori Sonken aired on August 4, 2016.

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