Drought and Water Technology

March 10, 2008 at 3:31 pm | Posted in On Air | 5 Comments

Drought and new water technologies will be the topic of the show Thursday, March 13.  We’ll be joined by the founder of a company in Britain who has developed a new water purification system.  We’ll talk about the success this new idea is having abroad and what it might take to get new water technologies like this to the States and into drought-ridden North Carolina.

African-Americans in the Media

March 10, 2008 at 3:19 pm | Posted in On Air | 1 Comment

Wednesday, March 12, we take a look at how African-Americans are portrayed in comic strips and comic books as well as in media in general.  We’ll also talk about the increasing number of African-Americans serving as reporters, anchors and editors.

The Trust for Public Land

March 10, 2008 at 3:16 pm | Posted in On Air | Leave a comment

Tuesday, March 11, we’re joined by the national president of the Trust for Public Land, Will Rogers.  We’ll talk about the organization’s 10 years in the Charlotte region and what it has done locally and nationally to help preserve and protect land for future generations.  Join us to discuss some of the latest projects going on here, like the Carolina Thread Trail, greenway preservation and more.

Bullying in Schools

March 10, 2008 at 8:05 am | Posted in On Air | 7 Comments

school bullyCMS superintendent Dr. Peter Gorman has introduced a new policy to reduce bullying in schools. Opponents say that enough policies are in place, but that CMS doesn’t adequately enforce them. We’ll look at the issue of bullying and what schools across the country are doing to address it.
Guests
Dr. Peter Gorman – Superintendent, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

Kaye McGarry – Member At-Large, Board of Education
Dr. Ed Wierzalis – Asst. Professor, Counseling at UNC Charlotte
Judy Seldin-Cohen – Board Chair, Time Out Youth

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