Viking festival, Chess and hip-hop, Election debates

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One of the organizers of a Viking festival coming to Green Bay shares the details of the event and why it celebrates Vikings. Then, we learn more about a group combining hip-hop and chess in Milwaukee. Later, a political communication professor shares why the 2022 midterm elections are seeing viewer political debates between candidates.

Featured in this Show

  • Midwest's largest viking festival coming to Green Bay

    UW-Green Bay hosts the Midwest’s largest Viking festival this week. One of the organizers shares what’s in store and why the festival celebrates Vikings.

  • Milwaukee group marries chess and hip-hop

    We talk to the founders of a group in Milwaukee that combines chess, hip hop and community service.

  • Why we're seeing fewer debates in a lot of 2022 midterm races

    According to a Politico analysis, there are fewer general election debates scheduled in U.S. Senate races this year than in past midterm election cycles. We’ll talk to an expert in political communication about why, and what we lose when candidates start debating less.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Heidi Sherman Guest
  • Raquel Aleman Guest
  • Brandon Kitts Guest
  • Diana Carlin Guest

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