Blugold Radio Programming for October 20

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Oct. 15, 2013––Blugold Radio will feature segments on UW-Eau Claire’s Student Homeless Awareness Chapter and Minneapolis band Beasthead during this week’s broadcast.

During the first hour, Jess Sharpee will highlight UWEC’s Student Homeless Awareness Chapter (S.H.A.C.) in her Student Orgs segment. The chapter was created to raise awareness of homelessness in the Eau Claire area and is the campus sponsor of the Eau Claire Interfaith Hospitality Network Inc.

Sharpee will also interview employees in UWEC’s Student Health Services. The organization is approaching its 75th anniversary and has experienced many changes.

In the second hour, Elliott Etzkorn will sit down with UWEC student Blake Smith during his research feature. Smith recently worked with a medical physics company in Chicago.

James Pfitzinger’s Taste of the Workplace segment will feature fellow UWEC student Andrew Halverson. Halverson had an internship with Oral Health America, a Chicago-based nonprofit, over the summer.

The third hour of Blugold Radio (Sundays 5-8 pm) will include an interview by Kelsie McMahon with Minneapolis alternative band Beasthead. The group will perform in studio and their latest EP, Tallest Trees, was released on September 28.

Pfitzinger’s weekly sit down with Spectator staff members David Heiling, Steve Fruehauf, and Nick Erickson to discuss the latest sports news will also include an interview with their UWEC athlete of the week.

During Blugold Radio News, Glenn Olson will report on UWEC email accounts which are currently public records that businesses can access. Olson will also give an update on the Confluence Project which is trying to be passed into a referendum. Shelli Adamcyzk will give the latest on the proposal to change highway speed limits to 70 mph.

WUEC student programming is broadcast from Hibbard Humanities Hall on the UW-Eau Claire campus Sunday nights from 5 to 8 pm on 89.7 FM. For more information on Blugold Radio, please visit and


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