The HawkEar's third radio-news show of the spring season featured a preview of the 35th Annual Appalachian Studies Conference scheduled for Indiana University of Pennsylvania on March 23-25, 2012.
Interviewees include IUP English professor James M. "Jim" Cahalan, an organizer of the event, and Si Kahn, singer-songwriter and conference keynoter. Hear Kahn's songs "Government on Horseback" and "Talking Politician" from his "Politics" recording. Reporters: Jake Williams and Charlene Wilson-Adams.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed 2012-2013 K-12 school-funding budget means adjustments for Indiana County public school districts, including Penn's Manor and Indiana borough. Reporter: Sean Yoder.
Sports coverage included a roundup of IUP hoops, reported by Chris Galiszewski.
The HawkEar's next show is scheduled to air March 29, 2012, 4-5 p.m. For more information, contact Dr. David O. Loomis at the IUP Journalism Department, phone (724) 357-4411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Listen to the show.HawkEar March First.mp3.