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INTERVIEW: Dr. James Stacey Taylor (Organ Donations)

posted on Apr.11, 2012

Brian Ahrens and Gregory Burr had the opportunity to talk with Dr. James Stacey Taylor about the complex subject of organ donations. Dr. Taylor is an associate professor at The College of New Jersey within the Philosophy, Religion, and Classical Studies Department. His expertise includes medical ethics, morality of markets, ethical theory, action theory, and metaphysical issues surrounding death.

Be sure to read Dr. Taylor’s recent interview with “The Star Ledger”: http://blog.nj.com/njv_editorial_page/2012/03/the_ethics_of_organ_donation_a.html

Brian and Greg’s show airs on Mondays at 12 noon on 91.3 FM WTSR. Each week they focus on various political and cultural topics.


INTERVIEW: Dr. Terry Epperson (Trayvon Martin, Frisking, Race-Related Crimes)

posted on Apr.11, 2012

On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, Amanda Reddington & Melissa Radzimski spoke with Dr. Terry Epperson, the TCNJ Social Sciences Librarian and adjunct professor. Dr. Epperson holds a special interest in ethnographic analysis of cyberspace and collaborate learning. He also teaches under the African American Studies Department at TCNJ.

This interview covers a wide array of topics including Trayvon Martin, frisking, the NYPD, social justice, race-related crimes, and much more.


INTERVIEW: Kim Pearson (Civic Media Researcher)

posted on Apr.07, 2012

On Wednesday, April 4, 2012, Melissa Radzimski and Amanda Reddington had the opportunity to talk with Kim Pearson (Associate Professor in the English Department at The College of New Jersey and the Chair of the African American Studies Department at The College of New Jersey).

A graduate of Princeton University and New York University, Kim Pearson is a well-established civic media researcher and journalist. During this program, she dissected ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) from a technical perspective and even touched upon the history of the Internet and computers. The conversation ended on a broad overview of modern day journalism and Internet activism.

For more information about the topics discussed, visit EFF.org.
Learn more about Kim Pearson on her website: kimpearson.net.


Matt Staley (Live Performance & Interview)

posted on Apr.04, 2012

Musician and TCNJ student Matt Staley performed on Kyle Smith & Taylor Boyle’s “Arts and Entertainment” Discourse program on Friday, March 30, 2012.

He performed five covers and one original:

“Tables & Chairs” – Andrew Bird
“Please Please Please” – The Smiths
Untitled – Matt Staley
“All My Little World” – The Magnetic Fields
“Barton Hollow” – The Civil Wars
“Skinny Love” – Bon Iver


INTERVIEW: Patrick Wang of “In the Family” (2011)

posted on Apr.03, 2012

On Sunday, March 18, 2012, Melissa Radzimski and Amanda Reddington had the opportunity to talk with the talented Patrick Wang: director, screenwriter, and actor of “In the Family” (2011). He screened his film for the Trenton Film Society to a small and intimate audience in the historic Mill Hill Playhouse in Trenton, New Jersey.

Initially rejected by many film festivals, “In the Family” slowly began receiving profound buzz on the Internet. Due to some “brave” festivals as well as some committed audience members, Patrick Wang began receiving the attention and praise he deserves.

For more information about the film, visit inthefamilythemovie.com
To read the New York Times article about him, visit: movies.nytimes.com/2011/11/04/movies/in-the-family-from-patrick-wang-review.html


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