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Counterpoint October 31st

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(Image credit: Huffington Post) This week, we were joined by Kyle Fleck, our newest addition to Counterpoint! Naturally, we talked ’2014. Everything from Florida to Senate races all across the country. We also snuck in a bit of Ebola and the question of quarantining high-risk individuals. We ended with some speculation about 2016 and who [...]

N4P: Veterans Day Special Featuring Bobby White

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Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 8195 was first founded in 1961, when a group of thirty Veterans decided to start something meaningful for the community. This post was first started as a predominantly African-American Post in the 1960s. Today VFW Post 8195 has grown into a service designed to support veterans of all backgrounds through [...]

N4P: Student Suicide Awareness

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Send Silence Packing is a nationally recognized traveling exhibition of 1,100 donated backpacks, representing the number of college students lost to suicide each year. The program is designed to raise awareness about the incidence and impact of suicide, connect students to needed mental health resources, and inspire action for suicide prevention. At each exhibit of [...]

N4P’: Transplant Foundation

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Transplant Foundation is dedicated to assisting patients both during the pre-operative stages and the rehabilitative period, providing financial assistance to cover urgent needs such as transportation, medications, temporary housing at the transplant center and so much more. Unquestionably, the number of successful transplants is limited by the critical shortage of donors. Transplant Foundation supports ongoing [...]

RadioActive – “Why Are So Many Minority Students in Special Education?”

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This past Sunday, Dr. Beth Harry, professor and Chair of the Teaching and Learning Department in the School of Education and Human Development, joined us on air to explore issues of the disproportionality of minority students in Special Education. Taking us through her own in depth, ethnographic research, she wove a stark narrative for minority children and [...]

Counterpoint October 24th

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(Image credit:Sun Sentinel) This week, we started by following up on the Florida election situation on the heels of the third debate. We then talked about some lesser-known yet still very important measures on the ballot for Florida this year: medical marijuana and the decision for who gets to appoint judges to the State Supreme [...]

Counterpoint October 17th

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(Image credit: The Herald Tribune) This week, we were joined again by Joe Pettinelli who will be taking over for Jordan in the coming months. We started by talking about Fangate and then transitioned into Florida politics in general. After the break, we talked about the Ebola outbreak and what the U.S. is and should [...]

N4P:Veterans Day Special Featuring Navy Lt. Louis Sanchez

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For Veterans Day, we want to honor and thank all who serve and have served in the United States Armed Forces. One of the many service members is Navy Lt. Louis Sanchez, a true hometown hero serving his country, he is a 1989 Miami Killian Senior High School graduate and for the past 5 years, [...]

RadioActive: Building Community: Admit it…We are just better together

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Community….that warm and fuzzy place where we feel like we belong, sing kumbaya and live happily ever after…right? But what is Community? What makes up our sense of community? Why is this something that may be worth focusing some intentional energy towards? Joining me to talk about some of our own work in building community, [...]