The 100th annual Picnic Day will be held April 12, 2014, and planning for this event has already begun. Julie Ngo interviews board members of Picnic Day to elaborate further on what this event is all about. Aired 2/12.
Controversy surrounded Janet Napolitano’s confirmation to the UC Presidency. Napolitano, an unlikely candidate due to her lack of academic administration experience and contentious record on immigration, was confirmed by the Board of Regents despite the dissenting vote of Cynthia Flores, the only student Regent. Adrian Glass-Moore reports. Aired 7/25/2013.
News Director Adrian Glass-Moore was joined by author and social critic Fran Lebowitz for a lively conversation about writing, smoking bans, skyrocketing obesity rates, getting kicked out of high school, and looking for water.
Fran Lebowitz is the author of the books Social Studies, Metropolitan Life, and the children’s book Mr. Chaz and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas, and is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Aired 8/30/13.
UC Davis professor of brewing science Charlie Bamforth recently starred in a short documentary called The Art and Science of Beer”, which won a viewer’s choice Taste Award in Hollywood. Joseph Bustos spoke with professor Bamforth, as well as director of the video Mike Checkowski to get their take on the production process and receiving the award. Aired 2/10.