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Swag Shop – Buy Classic WRFI Stuff!

By Felix

Holy cow! You can now buy older WRFI swag at steep discounts! These items were made for previous years’ fundraisers and we have just a few odds and ends left. Get ’em while they’re hot!

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Take a Sneak Peek at our 2019 Swag !

By Felix

2019 Fall Premium Preview: Ripple Effect Our waterways will always define our area—more than hotel and luxury housing development, more than traffic jams, more than politics or the culture wars. The 2019 “Ripple Effect” logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious…

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Getting Here: Personal Stories Of Immigration, Migration, And Displacement – November 9, 3-5pm

By Felix

Getting Here: Personal Stories Of Immigration, Migration, And Displacement Saturday, November 9 from 3-5pm at the Community Arts Partnership ArtSpace on the Ithaca Commons In this time of increasingly divisive rhetoric, policies, and politics around race, immigration, and national origin, personal stories are important. WRFI is hosting live storytelling event featuring 7 people telling their…

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2019 Marathon Swag

Check out the 2019 Fall Marathon premiums!

The 2019 "Ripple Effect" logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious lakes with a sweet new tee shirt, tote bag, or camp mug. Make your one-time or recurring donation and let us say thanks by sending you a gift!

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Daily features and interviews from our community

Knowing Ellen McCollister – March 2nd, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | March 2, 2015

Samuel Whitehead speaks with Ellen McCollister, Third Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about the relationship between Cornell and Ithaca, updating CIITAP, and her role as Alternate Acting Mayor.   This interview originally aired on the March 2nd, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Educating Inmates – February 25, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 25, 2015

Lori Sonken talks with Rob Scott about Cornell’s Prison Education Program enabling inmates at nearby prisons to take courses taught by Cornell instructors and earn credits towards an associate degree.   This interview originally aired on the February 25th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.  

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Tompkins County’s comprehensive plan – February 23rd, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 23, 2015

Aryeal Jackson speaks with Tompkins County Commissioner of Planning Ed Marx to talk about the county’s efforts to update it’s comprehensive plan.   This interview originally aired on the  February 23rd, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.  

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Knowing Graham Kerslick – February 23rd, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 23, 2015

Samuel Whitehead speaks with Graham Kerslick, Fourth Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about zoning and the impacts of increased density in Collegetown, the business climate in Collegetown, and the relationship between Ithaca and Cornell University.   This interview originally aired on the February 23rd, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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A talk about Boycott Divest and Sanction with Cornell Professor Eric Cheyfitz – February 20th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 20, 2015

Aryeal Jackson wraps up her series on the referendum to boycott Israeli products at green star from an academic perspective. She talks with Cornell Professor Eric Cheyfitz.   The interview originally aired on the February 20th edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Planning and Developing Ithaca – February 19th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 19, 2015

Samuel Whitehead and Aryeal Jackson speak with City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board member McKenzie Jones-Rounds about the work the board does, the challenges of doing that work, how the board fits into the larger city government structure.   This interview originally aired on the February 19th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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