RadioACTive 03.16.23

  • March 16, 2023
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Rising journalists of SLCC take over the show to discuss issues of the day. Tonight: sustainable landscaping, street racing, and the psychological effects of music. Plus, #popculturenuggets and sports.

Tonight's show features the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Tonight’s show highlights the following people, organizations, or community events: 

  • Daryl Lindsay discusses sustainable landscaping and water conservation in Utah. She started the organization to focus on native plants. Follow her TikTok to learn more about sustainable landscaping here (and check out the viral video discussed on the show.)

  • Salt Lake Community College student journalist Alexander Campbell on street racing and his recently released story in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read his story here

  • SLCC professor Craig Ferrin, who says music helps humans make connections, on the psychological effects of music and Salt Lake City’s Battle of the Bands

  • Sean Stetson on Sports with Sean talks March Madness and the opening day of the NCAA tournament. He discusses the upcoming NJCAA tournament with SLCC men’s basketball team entering the tournament as a five seed. Click here to read about the 14-year-old Utahn who became the national sumo wrestling champion.

  • Theresa Chaikowsky, SLCC journalism student and RadioActive’s March 23 host, previews next Thurday’s show about a writing workshop series called, “She Said: Womxn’s Voices in Utah,” hosted by The Salt Lake Tribune, SLCC Community Writing Center, and Amplify Utah. Read about it here.

  • And for this week’s pop culture nugget, Kyle Forbush discusses the newly announced – and full of popular music – 2023-24 season of Broadway at Eccles

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Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email and put “Voices Amplified” in the subject line. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Executive Producer: Lara Jones
  • Production Assistant: Connor Estes
  • Academic Advisor: Marcie Young Cancio, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Digital Media at Salt Lake Community College; Executive Director of Amplify Utah
  • Lead Producer: Haily Askerlund
  • Assoc. Producer: Mavaney Burnham
  • Host: John Koles
  • Booking Producer: Kyle Forbush
  • Digital Producer: McCaulee Blackburn