Cast Category: FeaturesCast

Jul 1, 2009

Buck O’Neil Podcast

While he may not have made it into the Baseball Hall of Fame while he was alive, Negro Leagues star John “Buck” O’Neil is in the record books as the oldest person to play in a professional baseball game. O’Neil batted for the minor league team, the Kansas City T-Bones on July 19, 2006. Buck […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Winona LaDuke Podcast

Winona LaDuke visited St. Cloud State University in February 2005 as the keynote speaker for NOVA’s week on Non-Violence. LaDuke took the challenge from her cousin to talk about wild rice, endangered non-genetically modified seeds, and the war in Iraq in one hour. She does just that. The key question LaDuke asks is who is […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Wangari Maathai Nobel Laureate Podcast

Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai spoke at St. Cloud State University’s Ritsche Auditorium on January 31, 2007. She tells her story of being selected to attend a college in the United States during the John F. Kennedy administration. Maathai shares what inspired her to form the Green Belt Movement, which has helped women plant more than […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Ray Bradbury Podcast

Ray Bradbury is a classic writer whose work has spanned two centuries. Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 and the Martian Chronicles are must-reads for any student of literature. His writings range from novels to short stories to screenplays and television scripts. In recognition of his stature in the world of literature and the impact he has made, […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Sarah Weddington Podcast

Sarah Weddington is an attorney, lecturer and mentor who gained world-wide fame when she and Linda Coffee represented “Jane Roe” in the landmark Roe v. Wade case before the United States Supreme Court. She was just 26 years old when the case, that legalized arbortion in the country, was first argued. Weddington is an active […]

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Jun 30, 2009

Angela Davis — Feminist Change: A New Era

Angela Davis, author, activist and 1970s political icon,  spoke on March 4, 2009 in Ritsche Auditorium. A professor emerita at the University of California-Santa Cruz, Davis has prodded America’s social conscience for nearly 40 years. Her presentation was “Feminist Change: A New Era.” Davis burst onto the scene in 1970 when she was the subject […]

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Jun 30, 2009

Vicki & Erik Swenson — The Murder of Teri Lee

Vicki and Erik Swenson tell the story of the stalking and brutal murder of Vicki’s sister, Teri Lee. After Lee’s death, the Swensons took in her four children, and still deal with the aftermath daily. Vicki & Erik tell the heart-wrenching story to bring attention to the issues of stalking and domestic abuse. Their presentation […]

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Jun 30, 2009

Brian Myres Podcast

When he spoke to a full auditorium of students, faculty and community members, Brian Myres decided not to use any notes. He spoke from the heart about his passion for his work, his respect for his colleagues, his concept of building brand, and the people who influenced his successful career. Brian Myres “The Power of […]

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Jun 30, 2009

Dr. Reatha Clark King — Race and Economics

She has a vitae that speaks volumes to a successful career in business, philanthropy and education. The former president of Metropolitan State University and president and board chair of the General Mills Foundation was at SCSU on October 22, 2008. Dr. King presented “Continuing the Conversation on Race: Economic Opportunities.” This podcast covers a wealth […]

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