Blugold Radio Programming for April 20 Broadcast

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis., April 15–– Blugold Radio airs this Sunday with a focus on Earth Week and the environment.

In the first hour for Blugold Radio, Jessica Sharpee will be focusing on UW-Eau Claire’s Pre-Professional Health Club. The club serves all of UWEC’s pre-professional health science students including: Pre-Med, Pre-PA, Pre-Dent, Pre-Vet, and Pre-Opt. The organization is here to inform and help students in preparing for and gaining admission to professional schools.

While Chi Ab Vang and Zhen Wei Yap will be talking about Governor Scott Walker’s new bill proposition for a college tuition freeze in the state of Wisconsin.

During the second hour of Blugold Radio (Sundays 5-8 pm), Raina Beutel will be talking to UWEC students about Earth Week for her segment “Raina at Large.” Earth Week starts April 21st and ends April 25th.

Rachel Minske will be interviewing UWEC associate biology professor Dr. Derek Gingerich who has just received NSF (National Science Foundation) funding to continue his faculty-student collaborative research project on light sensitivity in plants. He was given a $214,510 three-year grant.

And for “Bridging the Gap,” Breana Lyga will be speaking with one of the managers of the Norske Nook Restaurant and Bakery. The Norske Nook is located on 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive in Eau Claire. The restaurant is famous for their time-honored recipes and “made from scratch, each crust rolled by hand” award-winning pies. Norse Nook serves Norwegian food and American favorites seven days a week.

Hour three will include an entertainment segment by Kelsie McMahon who will be interviewing the Student Office of Sustainability (SOS) for Earth Week. The SOS serves as a Student Senate commission with the goal of spearheading the student movement of sustainability at UW-Eau Claire.

For “Campus Matters” Raina Beutel will be talking to the SOS as well, who are putting on a “Foodlums college cooking class” on Tuesday April 22nd.

During every hour, Tyler Henderson will be giving the latest updates on local sports. While Leah Engebretson will be playing music with an emphasis on nature for Earth Week.

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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