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NewsDepth 2021-2022 | Episode 25

In this week's episode, we head to Western Ukraine, where once-productive wheat fields have become battlefields, causing a ripple effect in the global food supply.

Next, we meet a group of artists in Lviv on the front lines of creativity. They’re keeping their culture alive, and fighting off the Russian invasion through powerful visual art.  

Then, we celebrate National Poetry Month, by learning about a barrier-breaking buckeye poet in this week’s Know Ohio.

Finally, we head to the far reaches of space to explore ice volcanoes on Pluto – and meet Earendel, the most distant star ever observed. 

Agriculture (noun): The art, and science, of cultivating the soil, growing crops, and raising livestock. 

Petroleum (noun): A raw oil we get from drilling into the ground – it is the source of gasoline, kerosene, and other oils used for fuel. 

Poetry (noun): A form of writing that follows specific patterns, rhythms, structures, or rhymes to express ideas and feelings.

Inflammatory (adjective): Something that is intended to cause anger or outrage.

We meet students in California, who have started a school-wide campaign to support their Ukrainian peers by writing encouraging letters. What would you write to a Ukrainian student?

You can use the  inbox form to submit your answers.

In this week’s episode, we learn about different artists expressing themselves, and now, for this week’s poll, we’re wondering: Which art do you prefer to use to express yourself? Writing, Painting or Drawing, Music, or Dance. Click here to vote!