Columbia and Barnard's anti-sexual assault movement have gotten significant national media attention, but the coverage never strays far beyond profiling the loudest voices. Late City Edition Producer Naomi Cohen interviews Smita Sen, who started organizing around sexual assault last fall, to talk about the activists who have stayed in the shadows. They discuss the work done before No Red Tape, the survivors who aren't showing up to the rallies, and the arguments that aren't painted on the signs.
Zach and Brian interview, D Dand, Volition, NinetyNine, and Grits from Beat Lampers.Beat Lampers is a hip hop collective from Monclair, NJ. They discuss their music, influences, NJ and a few other topics. The interview is 2 parts, here is the link to the second part (freestyles). Here are links to their music.
Discussion on Columbia men's basketball's first two games and the status of Columbia Football & its head coach as they head into their final game of the season on a 20-game losing streak. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman and Dante Guarneri.
Peter Coleman interviews José Pascal da Rocha, a professor of conflict resolution at Columbia. Pascal spent the 90s and early 2000s going on peacekeeping missions and serving as a mediator and advisor everywhere from Afghanistan to Somalia. Pascal discusses his experiences in the field and explains how paper-based role-playing games have helped him solve huge and seemingly intractible real-world problems.
Arts and Answers producer Danielle Fox sat down with Jenny Lee, producer and editor of the independent film "The Skeleton Twins". The film stars Kristin Wig and Bill Hader as estranged twins Maggie and Milo, who are reunited after cheating death on the same day. Lee discusses the film, her editing process, and her transition from editing comic books to editing feature film. The Skeleton Twins is currently playing at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football's loss at Harvard and chance to win vs. Cornell and a preview of Columbia men's basketball's first two games with help from John Templon. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Noah Turett, Nicholai Roman, Max Rettig and Yale Reisman.
An exclusive interview with mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina. For over twenty-five years, Ms. Borodina has given near definitive interpretations of roles by Saint-Saens, Berlioz, and Mussorgsky on every major stage from Tokyo to San Francisco. In this interview, Ms. Borodina discusses her current role of Amneris, technique, and what motivates her to keep singing.This interview was conducted at Ms. Borodina's home on November 1, 2014. Nina Manoukian served as Ms. Borodina's translator.
Discussion on Columbia Football, Alex Rosenberg's injury, and audio from Columbia Men's Basketball Media Day. Also an NBA Preview and a look at Game 7 of the World Series. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Charlie Wojcik, Noah Turett, Max Rettig, Nicholai Roman and Dan Radov.
Discussion focused on Columbia men's basketball following recent departures, including audio from Kyle Smith on the Ivy League Preseason Conference Call; and on Columbia Football as it heads into Homecoming, including audio from Pete Mangurian. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Kristyn Brundidge, Noah Turett, Yale Reisman, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, and Charlie Wojcik.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football and the departure of its starting quarterback. Includes interviews with coach Pete Mangurian and with Daily Pennsylvanian Senior Sports Editor Steven Tydings; a CU Football-focused quiz and some pro sports talk. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, and Max Rettig.
A WKCR-exclusive interview with the young soprano Amanda Majeski. Having just made her debut as Countess Almaviva in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Le Nozze di Figaro, the 29-year-old American singer discusses singing the Met's Opening Night, as well as a career as a young artist in Chicago and Europe. Stepan Atamian conducted this interview on September 30 at WKCR.
Discussion on Columbia Football's Ivy League Opener, MLB Playoffs, and other pro sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Nicholai Roman, Charlie Wojcik, Max Rettig and Dante Guarneri.