Salt, Sugar, Fat; The Modern Plague?

Salt, Sugar, Fat; The Modern Plague?

In 1999, the average American consumed about 158 pounds of sugar each year, 30 percent more than they had in 1983. listen to Milena Germon and Helen Bellafiore as they discuss salt, sugar, and fat with:   Rebecca Boulis: Assistant Clinical Professor at UNE; previously a Research Associate at ChildObesity180, a multi-sector organization focused on … Continue reading »

Smartphones, Dumb Kids? July 7th, 2014

Smartphones, Dumb Kids? July 7th, 2014

“Just one more minute…” “I just need to send one more email…” “I could browse Instagram FOREVER!!!” How many times have we heard or said these phrases, in response to daily social interaction? Join hosts Lionel Whitehead and Milena Germon as they discuss technology dependence and addiction with Robert Gould–– a digital marketing & public relations consultant ; Writer … Continue reading »

Autism 6/23/14

Autism 6/23/14

Listen from 7:30pm-8:30pm tonight as hosts Isaac High and Matt Osman discuss autism. Joining them in the discussion is a nurse practitioner and mother of a child with autism, director of programs at the Maine Autism Society, and the founder of Aucocisco school. 90.9 FM 104.1 FM or wmpg.org

What is Art? June 16th, 2014

What is Art? June 16th, 2014

It’s been discussed and debated for CENTURIES… We may even be doing it right now… What is it? Well, that’s a good question. What is art? Join hosts Rosemary Santoro and Helen Cunningham as they discuss ART. To get that conservation started, we have with us in the studio two guests: Cookie Harrist is a dance … Continue reading »

OPEN HOUSE: FOR ALL YOUTH INTERESTED IN MAKING MEDIA

OPEN HOUSE: FOR ALL YOUTH INTERESTED IN MAKING MEDIA

Join us for our OPEN HOUSE on MONDAY, JUNE 16th from 7:00-8:30pm!  Blunt Youth Radio Project is located at the WMPG Station, community radio based on the University of Southern Maine Campus, at 92 Bedford Street in Portland, Maine. You can expect at the OPEN HOUSE: To learn about making radio from HOSTING a live show, REPORTING for radio, … Continue reading »

Human and Sex Trafficking: June 9th, 2014

Human and Sex Trafficking: June 9th, 2014

Human Trafficking is a scary issue that may seem relatively distant from Maine. However, it isn’t. Over the past few years the number of phone calls to the National Human Trafficking Center from Maine has nearly doubled from 24 annually to 46– based off statistics from Preble Street Resource Center. And in a recent statement … Continue reading »

Masculinity: May 19th, 2014

Masculinity: May 19th, 2014

What comes to  mind when you hear the word masculine? How about: sports, muscular, testosterone, aggressive, emotionless, strength, and power. Join Malcolm Purington and Aidan Carter as they discuss masculinity in modern culture. Our guest tonight is:  Professor James Messerschmidt a criminology and sociology professor at the University of Southern Maine. His research interests focus … Continue reading »