Sinéad O’Connor legacy, New WPR director, Making golf more approachable

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We talk to a music journalist about her new book on the legacy of the late singer Sinéad O’Connor. Then, WPR’s new director Sarah Ashworth talks about her new role leading the organization. Later, we learn more about a group of former Wisconsin Badgers athletes trying to make golf more approachable to a people of different backgrounds.

Featured in this Show

  • Remembering Sinéad O'Connor

    Mourners in Ireland gathered earlier this week to say goodbye to outspoken singer and activist Sinéad O’Connor, who died last month at age fifty-six. Her career was marked by a number of highly publicized controversies, but a music journalist and author of a new book about O’Connor says that the singer’s legacy goes much deeper than the headlines.

  • Meet WPR's new director Sarah Ashworth

    We welcome Sarah Ashworth as the new director of WPR, learn about her background in public radio, and hear what excites her about moving to Wisconsin.

  • How to make golf more approachable for people of all backgrounds

    The sport of golf isn’t always approachable or accessible, especially for people of color. A group of friends and former Wisconsin Badgers athletes started an organization to expand the game of golf and reduce the assumptions and misconceptions involved.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Allyson McCabe Guest
  • Sarah Ashworth Guest
  • Noe Vital Jr. Guest
  • Dare Ogunbowale Guest

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