"Silence Breakers": Kirsten Anderson & Iowa Senate Harassment, ISU Students Respond to Time Magazine

KHOI civic reporter Dennis Hart provides a roundup of this past week's local news, from the pages of Ames Tribune

Responses and thoughts from some ISU students in the Student Union Commons, to Time Magazine's choice of Person of the Year 2017: "Silence Breakers" on the topic of sexual assault and harassment. Young adults share what they think it means and how they have experienced the issue in their personal lives.

Kirsten Anderson speaks on the topic of sexual harassment in the workplace. Anderson made national news as a former Iowa Senate Republican Caucus staff member, who won a settlement from the state of Iowa for sexual harassment and wrongful termination. Anderson describes what happened to her, the legal actions she took, and the educational work she is now doing, to make work places better in Iowa.

Merry Rankin, Director of Sustainability for Ames and Iowa State University, and Ed Moran, Reiman Gardens staff person, discusses Reiman Gardens' operations in light of sustainability, and current exhibits there.

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Originally broadcast 12/08/2017
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