Connections with Evan Dawson
By WXXI Public Broadcasting
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WXXI's Evan Dawson talks about what matters to Rochester and the Finger Lakes on Connections, Every weekday from Noon-2 p.m. on WXXI-AM 1370 and online at WXXINews.org.
||Connections: How to Help Local Non-Profits during the Holidays-Part 2||Our listeners asked, and we delivered: a show that offers a wide-ranging look at what local organizations need to help make the holidays special for...||11/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: How to Help Local Non-Profits during the Holidays-Part 1||Our listeners asked, and we delivered: a show that offers a wide-ranging look at what local organizations need to help make the holidays special for...||11/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: UR Students Demand Changes to Prevent Racism||On Friday, November 20, 150 University of Rochester students marched and demanded that the university “implement immediate and lasting changes that will...||11/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Understanding Recent News Stories Involving Social Media||Social media has been a home for racism and misinformation of late. University of Rochester students are demanding that Yik Yak be shut down after...||11/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What to Expect from the UN Climate Change Conference||The UN Climate Change Conference in Paris is fast approaching, and the world is watching for the results. Will the talks produce something meaningful?...||11/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Second Opinion LIVE! - Thanksgiving and All Things Food||With the Thanksgiving holiday around the corner, we get the skinny on all things food. Our panel discusses how to avoid overindulging and gaining weight...||11/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Unleashed - Pit Bulls and Parolees||In this episode of Unleashed, Dr. Brenda Buck, DVM, from the Animal Hospital of Rochester is in studio to take calls and questions. Also, Veronica Volk...||11/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Local Islamic Community Reacts to Paris Attacks||We have an open-ended conversation on what the local Islamic community is experiencing and feeling since the terror attacks in Paris. Our panelists...||11/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: HIV/AIDS, from Beginning to End||One of the first physicians to recognize AIDS in the United States, Dr. Michael Gottlieb, is visiting Rochester on Thursday, November 19. He graduated...||11/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What is Ethical Hunting?||Is ethical hunting a myth? Last month, the Democrat & Chronicle published an essay called "Myth of Ethical Hunting." The author wrote, "Most people...||11/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Direct Cash Assistance for the Poor?||Here's an idea: What if, instead of complex government programs, we decided that the best way to help people in poverty is to give them cash? What would...||11/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: The Unite Rochester Challenge||Racism, diversity, socioeconomics: We talk about what Unite Rochester is aiming to do with a new challenge and community workshop. The discussion is all...||11/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Author Cristina Henriquez||It's been a difficult year for immigrants. A leading presidential candidate said that some Mexicans are good people, but many are rapists and murderers...||11/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Author Lauren Acampora||Upper-class suburbia is meant to look pristine, effortless, happy. Under the surface -- or, better, behind the closed doors -- there are insecurities...||11/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Money in Politics||Is democracy for sale? Those who call for campaign finance reform say it is. Supporters of Citizens United say the system works, and money is a form of...||11/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
It'll make you smarter
Evan has a wonderful way of moderating and adding to the discussions on his show. He is always prepared and respectful. It's a must-listen for any citizen of the Finger Lakes region.
Permanent Deacon in RC Church
I speak as someone whom Evan interviewed—he was a an excellent host: informed, thoughtful, clear in forming questions, imaginative. I was honored to be invited to be on the show with him.