Blugold Radio Programming March 8 Broadcast

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis., March 4– Blugold Radio airs on 89.7 FM from 5 to 8 p.m. this Sunday with a feature on the four Rapid Action Task Forces the UW-Eau Claire Chancellor created following the announcement of the proposed budget cuts. Reporter Raina Beutel will report on what is involved with these Rapid Action Task Forces and what they are working on.

Reprter Kiri Salinas will be conducting a story on what really happens if a student gets hit by a university vehicle and verifying or denying the rumors of free-tuition. Reporter Symone Foster will report the third annual Sonia Kovalevsky High School and Middle School Mathematics Day this Saturday, March 7 in Hibbard Humanities Hall on the UW-Eau Claire campus. The event is held in support of young women interested in careers in the STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — field. Also, News Director Glen Olson will be looking into the donation of a huge tract of land to the Department of Natural Resources and its potential use as a park.

This week’s broadcast will also feature some exciting entertainment highlights. Producer Kayla Menzie will interview an UW-Eau Claire artist, Mike Gehrke, during her Exploring the Arts segment. Producer Courtney Kueppers and Assistant Producer Elizabeth Gosling will be exploring Scottish culture and music during this week’s international segment.

Assistant Producer Miles Melton-Mraz will review the film “The Thing.” This 1982 horror movie directed by John Carpenter stars Kurt Russel, Wilford Brimley and Keith David. Assistant Producer Matthew Rothschild will continue with the second part of his interview with Josh Yebba. And Assistant Producer Jake Paulis will play metal music throughout the broadcast.

Finally, Producer Sammi Wensel will be reviewing Olympic Flame during her Eau Claire Eats segment. Olympic Flame is a Greek restaurant located on London Road in Eau Claire.

WUEC 89.7 FM is a professional and unique student run program. Blugold Radio broadcasts from Hibbard Humanities Hall on the UW-Eau Claire campus on Sunday nights from 5 to 8 p.m.

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