Blugold Radio Programming for December 8 Broadcast

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Dec. 3, 2013––Blugold Radio will return this week with features on UW-Eau Claire’s Hobbs Observatory and the 2nd Annual Eau Claire Improv Festival.

During the first hour, Jessica Sharpee will interview members of UWEC’s Event Planning Association. The student organization is a non-profit that allows students to explore the career path of event coordination.

UWEC students will also be featured on a “Trending on Twitter” segment. The latest popular topics and news will be reported on.

During hour two of Blugold Radio (Sundays 5-8 pm,) the Hobbs Observatory will be highlighted by Elliott Etzkorn. Located in the Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek, the observatory is owned and operated by UWEC’s Department of Physics and Astronomy and is the home of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society.

Hour three will include an interview with leaders of the 2nd Annual Eau Claire Improv Festival, which will take place on December 12-14. The shows will feature improv troupes throughout the Midwest. They will perform at the Volume One Gallery on December 12, the Memorial High School Little Theater on December 13, and The Plus on December 14. All shows are at 7 pm and $5, except for the free December 12.

Blugold Radio News will feature a report by Zhen Wei Yap on the Eau Claire City Council’s recent decision to approve tax levies for massage salons in the community.

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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