Assignment: Radio http://kgou.org en Assignment: Radio April 13, 2014 http://kgou.org/post/assignment-radio-april-13-2014 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">It’s the latest episode of the Spring 2014 season for&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Assignment: Radio</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">. This week we explore people's passions with a series of one-on-one interviews. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:02:54 +0000 Hayley Thornton 27191 at http://kgou.org Assignment: Radio April 13, 2014 Taking A Trip To The Hornets Nest http://kgou.org/post/taking-trip-hornets-nest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A battlefield is a place that most of us can only imagine, being surrounded by the enemy and knowing that the fellow solider or marine next to you could take their last breath at any moment. Mike Boettcher experienced this horror first hand for years as he covered conflict in Central America and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. but on this most recent trip into what he calls “The Hornets Nest” there was a new variable- working along side his son.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 02:34:08 +0000 Hayley Thornton 27190 at http://kgou.org Taking A Trip To The Hornets Nest Documenting Real Live Angels http://kgou.org/post/documenting-real-live-angels <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A documentary is a labor of love – and for one University of Oklahoma graduate student, it’s the culmination of years of research, shooting, and editing. Assignment Radio’s Madeline Stebbins spoke with Brent Weber to get the story behind his new documentary and some of the stories that inspired him to keep filming.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:56:33 +0000 Madeline Stebbins 27189 at http://kgou.org Documenting Real Live Angels Artestry As Therapy http://kgou.org/post/artestry-therapy <p><a href="http://www.artpoetrytherapy.com">Joan Phillips</a> knew art therapy was her calling when she first heard of it in the 1970s because it married her love of art and helping people. A practitioner of more than 30 years as well as a professor of <a href="http://www.arttherapy.org">art therapy </a>at the University of Oklahoma, Phillips discussed with Assignment Radio’s Molly Evans her experiences over the last three decades in the still budding branch of counseling. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:32:14 +0000 Hayley Thornton 27177 at http://kgou.org Artestry As Therapy Assignment: Radio March 30, 2014 http://kgou.org/post/assignment-radio-march-30-2014 <p>It’s the third episode of the Spring 2014 season for&nbsp;<em style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; font-style: italic; ">Assignment: Radio</em>. This week the Assignment: Radio crew explores trends. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Hayley Thornton 26375 at http://kgou.org Assignment: Radio March 30, 2014 What It Means To "Keep It Local" http://kgou.org/post/what-it-means-keep-it-local <p></p><p>Customers have more choice than ever, with national retailers, local stores, and now internet shopping. Assignment Radio’s Madeline Stebbins examines the effects of local shopping in Norman.</p><p></p><p>The “shop local” movement has gained momentum the last few years. But beyond the hype, past the fad – does shopping local really matter?</p><p>Bryce Bandy: &nbsp;Up to three times as much of the money stays in your community when you spend it with a local and independent business, as opposed to a big box or a franchise.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:38:00 +0000 Madeline Stebbins 26365 at http://kgou.org What It Means To "Keep It Local" A New Kind Of Classroom http://kgou.org/post/new-kind-classroom <p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:24:14 +0000 Hayley Thornton 26363 at http://kgou.org A New Kind Of Classroom The Diet Fit For A Caveman http://kgou.org/post/diet-fit-caveman <p></p><p>As the name suggests the Paleo diet takes you back to caveman days, no preservatives, no processed grains and no fast food at all... Assignment Radio's Hayley Thornton explored what it means to go Paleo.</p><p></p><p>Emily Groff: From my&nbsp;point of view it’s a very &nbsp;nutritious kind of back to natural way of eating, which is why the certain foods are included and I have read a lot of books and done a lot of research into it, and its really about eating what’s best for your body.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:15:52 +0000 Hayley Thornton 26358 at http://kgou.org The Diet Fit For A Caveman Assignment: Radio March 9, 2014 http://kgou.org/post/assignment-radio-march-9-2014 <p>It’s the second episode of the Spring 2014 season for <em>Assignment: Radio</em>. This week theme: Events. The new <em>Assignment: Radio</em> students look at events on and around the University of Oklahoma's campus. Guests can learn about self defense, help and important cause or learn what it really means to paint to your own beat.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:42:33 +0000 Hayley Thornton 24931 at http://kgou.org Assignment: Radio March 9, 2014 Painting to Your Own Beat http://kgou.org/post/painting-your-own-beat <p></p><p></p><p>An abstract artist from Bethany, Oklahoma paints to her own beat — lately Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto in B flat minor. Radio reporter, Molly Evans, spoke with MtnWoman Silver about the music and emotions that inspire her unique artistic process and her current exhibition titled, “Sounds of Self.” &nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:17:51 +0000 Molly Evans 24928 at http://kgou.org Painting to Your Own Beat