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This year’s winner of WPSU’s Art for the Airwaves contest is a photographer. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports she photographed a tree on Penn State’s University Park campus. The tree has been a prominent feature of the landscape for many decades.
Today, Take Note takes a look at two locally made films. The first is by a Penn State film major who hopes to spread awareness of the problem of rape on college campuses with her documentary, “Unreported.” The second is by Gregory Collins, a filmmaker from State College. He talks about his new feature film, “A Song Still Inside,” about…
Penn State’s Centre for the Performing Arts is focused this week on music of the 18th century. Tonight, the orchestra Tafelmusik will give a concert of baroque music, and Thursday night, the orchestra will join Canada’s Opera Atelier to present a fully staged opera at Penn State. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports they’ll present “The Magic Flute” by Mozart.
Since the Newtown tragedy in December, the issue of school violence has been a focus of national attention. Penn State’s World Campus and Social Science Research Institute partnered with area school districts this past Monday night to sponsor a panel discussion on the issue. The program was held in the lobby of the Outreach building at Penn State, University Park,…
The Centre Crest nursing home in Bellefonte is currently run by Centre County. But because of financial concerns, the County Commissioners are considering making Centre Crest a nonprofit, outside of County control. At a public meeting Wednesday evening, March 27th in Bellefonte, the Commissioners will talk with citizens about the proposed change. As WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports, some citizens are…
This evening, right after the sun slips below the western horizon, an unusual sight will be visible, if the weather permits. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports it’s a visitor from the far reaches of our solar system. It’s a comet.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called community water fluoridation one of the great public health achievements of the 20th century. But critics say fluoridated water is not as safe and not as effective as we’ve been led to believe. They argue for a consumer’s right to choose. Why is water fluoridation controversial? WPSU’s Patty Satalia talks with…
A candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania stopped in State College Monday evening, to chat with volunteers at the Centre County Democratic Committee office. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports he’s a young Bradford County Commissioner.
NPR’s Guy Raz, former host of Weekend All Things Considered, debuts this weekend as host of The TED Radio Hour (heard Sunday afternoon at 3:00 on WPSU-FM). WPSU’s Kristine Allen speaks with him about this latest twist in his eventful career.