A law professor takes us through the latest Supreme Court arguments on affirmative action. Then, a folklore professor explains how black cats became associated with Halloween. Later, we talk to a Wisconsin paranormal researcher about legends from the area.
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What's at stake in Supreme Court affirmative action case
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments over a case challenging affirmative action. We’ll explore what the latest case is arguing and what it could mean for college admissions.
When black cats became a symbol of Halloween: Addressing the symbolism, history of black cats
Black cats are sometimes used as a symbol of Halloween, whether that’s as a symbol of bad luck or as part of a light-hearted Halloween theme. A folklorist joins us to talk about the history of black cats and Halloween and why they became connected with the fall holiday.
Dare to be paranormal: Legends from the Midwest
We talk about infamous and legendary dares from around America’s heartland with a Wisconsin paranormal researcher.
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