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Amish Quilts Take Center Stage in Sackets Harbor

Todd Moe talks with St. Lawrence University English professor and quilting expert Susan Ward.  Go to full article

Feminism and Religion

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University professors Kelley Raab and Kathryn Poethig about this week's Mackay lecture series--"Women, God, Power: Crossing Boundaries" in Canton.  Go to full article

St. Lawrence University Students Test Themselves Against a Mountain

Last month, a group of students from St. Lawrence University traveled to central Mexico. They were hoping to scale Orizaba - the third highest peak in North America. The week-long expedition gave the students a chance to climb into thin air. For many of the students, it was also a first chance to explore a different culture. Brian Mann went along on the trip. He sends this audio postcard.  Go to full article

Hidden Homelessness Brought to Light at St. Lawrence University

The voices of homelessness. St. Lawrence University students hear the stories of those who live in poverty and on the streets--it's not just a big city problem. Todd Moe reports.  Go to full article

Commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr.

Voices from the Martin Luther King Jr. service at St. Lawrence University last night. SLU Associate Professor of English Margaret Kent Bass reads from King's "Letter From a Birmingham Jail," Multicultural Affairs Director Rance Davis offers his reflections on King’s legacy, and student Maia Jackson reads a poem she wrote.  Go to full article

Honoring the Life and Work of Martin Luther King at St. Lawrence University

On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University Chaplain Kathleen Buckley and Rance Davis with the SLU Multicultural Affairs office.  Go to full article

The Alexander String Quartet at St. Lawrence University

Chamber music and talk with the Alexander String Quartet, from a visit to our studios last fall. The quartet played a little Mozart and Shostakovich for Todd Moe when they came for an annual visit to teach and perform at St. Lawrence University.  Go to full article

The Life and Music of Elsa Hilger

Todd Moe chats with 97-year-old Elsa Hilger, the first woman hired full-time by a major symphony orchestra. She also shared her music with the rich and famous, including Albert Einstein.  Go to full article

People: SLU Government Professor Bob Wells on the Art of Redistricting

David Sommerstein talks with government professor Bob Wells about the political intrigue of redistricting, both for Congressional representatives and for state lawmakers.  Go to full article
Contestants are pictured left to right and top to bottom in the order they appear at right.
Contestants are pictured left to right and top to bottom in the order they appear at right.

Winners of TAUNY's 3rd Annual Borderland Fiddling Festival

Fiddling contest judge Tim Woodbridge explains how the contest works and demonstrates a variety of fiddling and song styles. He is followed by the winning contestants in order:
Rebecca Koehler, 1st: Open
Tom Wilkinson, 2nd: Open
Gerry Smith, 3rd: Open
Andrew Clark, 1st: Senior
Luc Richard, 1st: Junior
Marie Anne Richard, 1st: Youth  Go to full article

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