RadioACTive: February 26, 2020

  • February 26, 2020
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Sugar Free February Part III, Live Music by Big Metra, Anthropocene Now, #ThePeoplesBusiness with The League Of Women Voters Utah and Alliance For a Better Utah 

Tonight's Lineup:

Live and Local Music by Big Metraperforming live at the Urbano Bash Thursday, February 27th, 8 p.m. at Liquid Joes

The Peoples Business: Day 30: A report from community partners keeping an eye on lawmakers during the 2020 General Session of the Utah Legislature. Guests: 

  • Emily Walsh of the League of Women Voters of Utah, a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
  • Lauren Simpson of Alliance for a Better Utah, a nonprofit that holds politicians accountable and advocates for progressive policies that make Utah an even better place.  
  • Follow Better Utah on Twitter for Utah legislative updates on the hill as they happen

Anthropocene Now: 

A UofU honors college praxis lab taught by Dr. Court Strong, Ph.D. and Dr. Jeffrey M. McCarthy, Ph.D. that challenges students to develop a participatory research project and influence public policy and perception in our community. With student participants:

  • Anna Garcia
  • Madeline Houghton
  • Rae Patten 
  • Rory Weeks

Sugar Free February Part 3: What Did We Learn? What’s Next?

Utah doctors of physiology, Michael Jaffe and Chris Mendoza were back for an end of the month follow up on the RadioACTive challenge to go sugar free during the shortest month of the year.


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Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer/Host: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Anna Thomas 
  • Volunteers Producer, Isabella Sabala