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Bill Foster of the Cayuga Lake Floating Classroom- March 24, 2017

Bill Foster, Director of the Cayuga Lake Floating Classroom, talks about the Ithaca Fishing and Conservation Day, taking place on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Ithaca High School.  He discusses its history and how it encourages citizens to conserve local waterways.  He also describes what type of activities are carried out on the Floating Classroom.…

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Consent is not enough: Preventing Sexual Violence: March 13, 2017

Nina Cummings, sexual violence prevention coordinator at the Skorton Center for Health Initiatives at Cornell Health talks to Esther Racoosin of WRFI Community Radio News.  She speaks about ways that the center is using a public health approach and engaging the community to decrease sexual and dating violence. This interview initially aired on the March…

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“Root Map”- A Play About about Borders and Migration- February 28, 2017

Rosalie Purvis and Debaroti Chakraborti, performers in the theatre production “Root Map”, visit WRFI to discuss their play, that will be performed on March 2, 2017.  They talk about how the international collaboration came about, and speak about the notion of borders and how they have affected people’s lives. For more info., This interview…

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Combating Islamophobia through Education- February 14th, 2017

Professor Deborah Starr of the Cornell University Department of Near Eastern Studies discusses the upcoming “teach-in” to combat Islamophobia. The event, on February 17th, will include talks by experts on topics related to Islamophobia, the Middle East, and its relationship with America. In addition, there will be readings of literary works by writers whose home…

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