Programming for April 21

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis., April 17, 2013

Blugold Radio with Rachel Vick will feature the third installment of a four-week series on service organizations in honor of the Global Month of Service. This week’s program will feature interviews with members from the UW-Eau Claire chapters of Alpha Phi Omega and Alpha Xi Delta and a segment with special reporter Raina Beutel.

Vick will interview Rachel Smith, a member of Alpha Phi Omega. The coed service fraternity is currently planning to participate in Relay For Life, which will take place on April 19 at the McPhee Physical Education Center. Hilary Stone and Elle Thomas, members of Alpha Xi Delta, will also join the show to discuss their upcoming Teeter-Totter-A-Thon. Beutel will continue her field reporting.

Local Independence with Rachel Minske will feature an interview with Dr. Audrey Fessler and Dr. Jeff Vahlbusch, both of whom are associate professors at UW-Eau Claire. Fessler and Vahlbusch will discuss this year’s International Poetry Reading. The event is slated for April 24 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Ojibwe Ballroom at UW-Eau Claire’s Davies Center.

Martha Landry will report on UW-Eau Claire’s Sustainability Fashion Show being held on campus April 24.

Reporters at WUEC News will be covering local news in the Eau Claire area and at UW-Eau Claire.

Tiffany Coggins will report on the UW-Eau Claire Pow-Wow, which will be held Saturday on campus. Coggins will explore some of the issues American Indian tribes face today.

Shelli Adamczyk will be exploring the proposed idea of banning GPS use while driving, which would be similar to the texting-while-driving ban.

Amelia Kimball will report on Will Allen’s appearance at The Forum Wednesday. Kimball will share the benefits of urban agriculture and how it can impact a community like Eau Claire.

Kelsie McMahon will report on the Nintendo Wii that was recently purchased by the UW-Eau Claire Department of Foreign Languages. The department will use the Wii, which was purchased with grant money, to help teach foreign languages.

Cori Picard will report on the process of naming UW-Eau Claire’s new building.

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