Puerto Rico, Central IA Symphony, Community Solar

Host, Gale Seiler, spoke with Megan Myers, a faculty member in the Latino/a Studies Program at ISU. Dr. Myers provided an historical perspective on the political and economic position of Puerto Rico. Students Laura Valderrama, Ashley Steen and Luis Gonzalez spoke about their family members on the island and how hurricanes Irma and Maria impacted them, as well as the difficulty of communicating with them and being uncertain of their safety.

Susan Franzen interviewed Bernard McDonald, from Simpson College, who will be guest conductor for Central Iowa Symphony's first concert of the season, Worlds Lost and Found. Susan Gwiasda, the Public Relations Officer for the City of Ames provided information on upcoming events and the Ames Community Solar Initiative.

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Originally broadcast 10/06/2017
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