The Importance of Language: As we continue our series exploring rape culture in America, we hear from Gregory M. Motoesian of UIC’s Department of Criminology, Law and Justice. Professor Motoesian talks about the importance of language in the construction of legal context regarding sexual assault.
Miss Neo: Stephanie Shaw and Megan Mercier of The Miss Neo Pageant join us in studio to talk about the performance which “smashes the traditional American beauty pageant form with real stories of fully-grown girls stumbling into womanhood.”
Wise Woman: This week’s wise woman is Carly Oishi. She talks dating, Chicago and dreams. She also talks about her monthly reading series “Solo in the 2nd City”. The series centers around dating, sex and relationships in Chicago.
WBEZ Bureau Check In: This week we check in with Northwest Indiana Bureau Reporter Mike Puente. He talks about the runway extension of Gary/Chicago International Airport set to open later this year and other plans for the complex.
Handling New Income: Graduation season is upon us and with the economy improving and a little bit of optimism, chances are that college grads will land a gig. Brennan Miller of Charles Schwab joins us live. The financial planner will give tips on the ins and outs of personal finance on what to do with new income.
Job from Around the Way: We present the latest job lead in hopes of making the search a bit easier in this tough economy.
Today’s show: Culinary historian and author of the book “Man Eats Dog: Hot Dog Culture in America” Bruce Kraig joins us in studio. He, along with photographer and professor Patty Carroll, talk about their book which tells a history of not just the hot dog in Chicago, but in America. Tune in at 4pm on 89.5fm, 90.7fm or online at vocalo.org
Fed Up Student: Everyone has an opinion about education in the country, but we rarely hear from those affected the most by decisions made regarding the public school system. A video of a high school student in Texas giving his English teacher a piece of his mind went viral last week was the latest incident of a student speaking out in protest of current education practices. We discuss.
Man Bites Dog: Bruce Kraig & Patty Carroll, Authors of “Man Bites Dog” joins us in studio. His book provides a historic account of the history of hot dogs in the country.
Chicago, USA’s Best Food City: The Munchies Award for best food city was claimed last week by the “Windy City.” Food critic and reporter Steve Dolinsky gives us his Top 5 best burger picks in the city.