College esports, Substance abuse services, Drag legislation

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We find out why gaming and esports have become a big part of UW-La Crosse’s recreation department. Then, we talk to one of the providers of substance abuse treatment in rural Wisconsin. Later, we learn more about drag and legislation targeting it in some states.

Featured in this Show

  • Why UW-La Crosse built out an e-sports and gaming center for students

    Many colleges have e-sports clubs and organizations, but UW-La Crosse added a gaming center to their recreation offerings. We learn more about why the university invested in this area for its students.

  • Project Hope to combat drug abuse in Dunn County

    In an effort to combat drug addiction in Dunn County, multiple agencies and non-profits have combined resources to help connect people with treatment. We’ll meet one of the program’s behavioral health officers.

  • What is drag, and what could be the impacts of new anti-drag bills?

    Bills to ban drag shows and events have appeared in multiple state legislatures already this year. We talk about what drag actually is and its history, and the effect legislation like this could have on the culture.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Jeff Keenan Guest
  • Colin Kipper Guest
  • Aaron Bergh Guest
  • A. Finn Enke Guest

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