Station News & Events

9:18am

Mon October 27, 2014
Station News & Events

Dean Hails State-of-the-art Science Building on ‘MTSU On the Record’

Dean Robert Fischer

The environment in which tomorrow’s scientists will lay the groundwork for their futures is the topic of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Robert “Bud” Fischer, dean of the MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences, will air at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, and at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

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3:26pm

Fri October 24, 2014
Station News & Events

Filmmaker Damien Chazelle on "Whiplash" on Q

TODAY on "Q" 

-- New York Magazine's Jessica Pressler about the rise of the short-term accommodation website Airbnb and the growing backlash against it.

-- Jian’s conversation with break-out filmmaker Damien Chazelle. His new film "Whiplash" is a tense thriller about a jazz prodigy and his abusive teacher, and it took Sundance and TIFF by storm.

3:24pm

Fri October 24, 2014
Station News & Events

Zambia Celebrates its 50th Birthday Today on The World for 10-24

It's not just Friday. It's Zambia's birthday too! More on that in a minute.

First, we want to let you know that Carol Hills is in the host's chair today.

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3:08pm

Thu October 23, 2014
Station News & Events

Q Questions Whether Photo-Taking Should be Allowed in Art Galleries

TODAY on "Q" 

-- In light of London's National Gallery changing its rules to allow visitors to take photographs inside its walls, Q questions whether photo-taking should be allowed in art galleries. Does taking selfies -- such as the one Beyonce and Jay Z recently took in front of the Mona Lisa -- compromise the purpose of museums? Michael Savage, author of the Grumpy Art Historian blog, argues that: "The gallery used to be a haven where looking at pictures was prioritized. Now it will all be about taking your own pictures."

2:57pm

Thu October 23, 2014
Station News & Events

Happy Diwali on The World for 10-23

Happy Diwali. More on the Hindu Festival of Lights in just a minute.

First though, we turn our attention to Canada, which is still reeling after a gunman opened fire in and around the Parliament buildings in the capital, Ottawa. We'll get the latest on the investigation into the motivation of the suspected perpetrator, a Muslim convert by the name of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. We'll also dig in and find out how our neighbors north of the border are dealing with the notion of homegrown terrorism.

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