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Town/Gown Cooperation

Martha Foley talks with Canton Mayor Robert Wells about cooperation between municipalities and colleges in the region.  Go to full article

"Hot Pstromi": Hot Klezmer

David Sommerstein talks with Yiddish musician and folklorist Yale Strom about klezmer, the music of central and eastern European Jews. Strom and his band, "Hot Pstromi", perform their klezmer-blues-jazz fusion Thursday at 8pm at St. Lawrence University in Canton.  Go to full article

Eben Holden: A New Edition of an Old Favorite

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University English professor Dr. Albert Glover about his new edition of Irving Bacheller's Eben Holden.  Go to full article

Hummingbirds: The Tropical Connection

Martha Foley talks with naturalist Bill Hilton Jr. about how to protect hummingbirds in North America and the tropics. Hilton is Executive Director of the Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History in South Carolina. He'll give a lecture at 4:00 this afternoon in St. Lawrence University's Hepburn Auditorium.  Go to full article

SLU Women's B-Ball Ready For NCAA Action

St. Lawrence University's women's basketball team sees its first NCAA Final Four action ever tonight at the NCAA Division III tournament in Terra Haute, Indiana. We spoke with the team's coach, G.P. Gromacki.  Go to full article

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

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