RadioACTive 04.27.23

  • April 27, 2023
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The final Voices Amplified show of the semester for Salt Lake Community College's rising journalists is here. Listen as each member of the team recaps their favorite moments and stories from this past Spring. Hear students like Teresa Chaikowsky talk about Alternative Spring Break and what that is, or Mavaney Burnham talk about gun violence and the effect it's had on a younger generation. SLCC students with stories to share, pop culture, and more!

Tonight's show will feature the following people talking about some of the highlights from the Voices Amplified takeover this spring. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

The Voices Amplified team from Salt Lake Community College:

  • Teresa Chaikowsky talks Alternative Spring Break trips at SLCC
  • Mavaney Burnham and Kyle Forbush on gun legislation, reform and advocay
  • Anna Gardner on ChatGPT and AI on college campuses
  • Haily Askerlund discusses sustainability in fashion
  • Rory Weber talks about art’s effect on mental health
  • McCaulee Blackburn on the crisis at Great Salt Lake 
  • Braden Timmerman on Utah’s drag scene
  • Nicole Spearman dives into pop culture moments
  • John Kohles talks street racing on Utah roads 
  • Sean Stetson on the NBA All-Star takeover of Salt Lake City

Check out the final Voices Amplified playlist, with songs inspired by the stories and storytellers from the Spring Semester RadioACTive class:

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:

  • RadioActive Executive Producer: Lara Jones

  • KRCL Production Assistant: Valene MC

  • Academic Advisor: Marcie Young Cancio, assistant professor of journalism and digital media and Salt Lake Community College and Amplify Utah executive director

  • SLCC journalism students Teresa Chaikowsky, Mavaney Burnham, Anna Gardner, Kyle Forbush, McCaulee Blackburn, Haily Askerlund, Rory Weber, Braden Timmerman, Nicole Spearman, John Knobles and Sean Stetson