The shock of losing four college students in a small plane crash brings with it lots of questions. On the regional roundup, we'll open the lines for you to talk about the accident, and what changes might result because of it. A court room decision might mean freedom for the men accused of illegally trimming the beards of their fellow Amish. And what is Cleveland Rep. Marcia Fudge doing 'dueling' with comedian Stephen Colbert? Join us host Rick Jackson Friday morning for The Sound of Ideas.
College classes are beginning for the fall semester and students will soon consider pledging fraternities and sororities on their respective campuses. Greek organizations enrich the college experience for many, and their effects often last beyond the last day of school. But critics say some fraternities and sororities contribute to an unhealthy culture of drinking and mysogyny on campus. Are they getting a bad rap? The state of Greek life on campus and efforts to reign in bad behavior.
You and your pet won't be seeing the same heart specialist any time soon, but your doctor and Coco's vet might learn a lot if they talked to each other. Tomorrow morning at 9 on the Sound of Ideas, we welcome the co-author of "Zoobiquity," a California cardiologist who says medical doctors can learn a lot from the diseases and maladies experienced by animals. Jaguars get breast cancer. Penguins can suffer from melanoma. What we can learn could help us, and them.
If you own a business and you've got an open position, should you have a right to know everything there is to know about a prospective employee? What if you are looking for a job. Is everything about you on the table? Pregnancy? Marital status? A felony record? Some say employers have a right to know, but others argue potential employees also have a right to privacy.
School lunches don't have to be processed mystery meat and preservative pizzas. Fruits and veggies don't have to come from a can. Fresh is good says nutrition apostle Tony Geraci, the focus of a television documentary -- Cafeteria Man -- which airs Monday evening on WVIZ-PBS. And he's our guest Monday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas. What are we feeding our kids and what should we feed them? Join host Mike McIntyre.
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