Growth in esports, Milwaukee mayor election, Prolific book reader

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State Sen. Lena Taylor discusses her campaign for Milwaukee mayor. Then a UW-Madison student shares their experience reading 365 books in a year. But first, we discuss the growth of esports in college.

Featured in this Show

  • Competitive college esports on the rise

    Marketing firm Insider Intelligence projects 2022 will see 29.6 million monthly esports viewers in the U.S. We talk with an esports administrator for a college conference about student athletes and the competitive gaming industry.

  • Milwaukee mayor candidate interviews: Lena Taylor

    On Feb. 15, voters will narrow the field of candidates seeking to become Milwaukee’s next mayor. As part of a series of conversations before the primary election, we speak with Lena Taylor about her candidacy.

  • A UW-Madison student read 365 books last year. Here are their romance novel recommendations

    As a first-grader, Kyla Vaughan set a class record by reading more than 1,000 books in a year. Now the UW-Madison senior has accomplished another page-turning feat: She read 365 books in 2021. We talk with Vaughan about meeting their goal and get their book recommendations. A few:

    • “Well Met” by Jen DeLuca
    • “Written in the Stars” by Alexandria Bellefleur
    • “A Rogue of One’s Own” by Evie Dunmore

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Carolayne Henry Guest
  • Lena Taylor Guest
  • Kyla Vaughan Guest

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