Station News & Events

3:47pm

Mon April 28, 2014
Station News & Events

MTSU on the Record Cites Greek Organization Impact on College Student Success

As spring commencement draws near, the “MTSU On the Record” radio program will present a graduate-to-be with some interesting information about student success rates.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Wes Routon will be aired from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 28, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, May 4, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

With Dr. Jay Walker of Niagara University, Routon conducted a study that found four-year graduation rates are notably higher for members of Greek organizations than nonmembers.

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3:39pm

Mon April 28, 2014
Station News & Events

NFL Cheerleaders Demanding Better Working Conditions on Q for 4-28-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Slate's AMANDA HESS discusses why NFL cheerleaders are finally breaking the 'culture of silence' and demanding better working conditions, while simultaneously challenging our notions of female empowerment.

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3:35pm

Mon April 28, 2014
Station News & Events

Buried ET Atari Game Cartridges Found and Racism in Pro Soccer on The World for 4-28-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

ET, the video game, phones home. More on that in a minute.

First, we're off to Ukraine to get the latest from The Toronto Sun's Mitch Potter. He narrowly escaped being kidnapped by pro-Russian activists in the eastern part of the country. He'll tell us about his close shave and his uniquely Canadian approach to avoid becoming a hostage. Listen in for that.

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2:33pm

Fri April 25, 2014
Station News & Events

Cheryl Strayed Talks About Her Solo 1,000 Hike, Soon to be a Film with Reese Witherspoon on Q

TODAY on "Q" 

-- COLIN MELOY is frontman and songwriter for indie folk rockers The Decemberists, and also a best-selling children's novelist. The Portland-based, internationally-admired musician performs a new song live, and discusses how his dual careers intersect.

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2:30pm

Fri April 25, 2014
Station News & Events

Find Out How One Becomes a Sherpa on The World for 4-25-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Holding out for an African superhero. Hang on, we'll get back to that.

First, tensions are still running high in eastern Ukraine. We're going to check in with Kiev, and also hear about what, exactly, the Russians have when it comes to military might in the region.

Plus, as some climbers leave Everest in the wake of a massive avalanche that killed 16 Sherpas, we ask some curiosity questions. What exactly is a Sherpa? How does a person get the title?

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