gender-violenceOn this week’s episode of Feedback, our hosts Rachel Elkins and Nick Villano sat down with Matt Carter, an organizer for the Morgantown SlutWalk event and Brenda Josephs from Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center to discuss crimes and victims along with the societal stigma.



pppppIn this second episode and special edition of Community Feedback, we were on location at the Monongalia Arts Center to record a special poetry reading at the Les Femmes Folles Exhibit. This exhibit and reading are all in honor of Women’s History Month. Several amazing artists came together to celebrate the female body and the spirit of feminism.

For more amazing artwork and female empowerment, check out exhibit curator, Sally Deskins blog here and more information on the exhibit here. Hurry up and get there, it runs until April 5, 2014!

If you like the poetry you hear in this episode, you can buy Intimates and Fools on


**Some poems from the live event have been edited out of this recording due to time/content restraints.

ChildPoverty300In our premiere episode of our new podcast series “Community Feedback” our hosts Clarissa Cottrill and Nick Villano sat down with Lisa Wotring and her intern Chelsea Dunaway to discuss their campaign to end child poverty here in West Virginia. You can find out just what this campaign is about and how you can get involved to help fight for children and families in your community!


Listen to the episode here and for more info contact Lisa at

DOEXTISTFor this episode, our hosts Nick Villano and Mostafa Hashem sat down with Ricky Fox, a freelance talk show host, Julius McCall from the WVU Student Government Association, and David Fryson, WVU’s Chief Diversity Officer to talk about diversity on the college level and how WVU compares to other schools across the country.


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3.5.14 Spring Break

ducksIn this episode of Feedback, our hosts Kiley Putnam and Mary Kate McNerney sat down with Greg Corio, the Director of Adventure WV , Alison Tartaglia from WellWVU, and Hank Oliver and Jason Burns from WVU’s Study Abroad Office  to discuss all student options for the upcoming spring recess and how to be safe wherever you go.

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I LikeIn this episode, our hosts Jim Guiliano and Clarissa Cottrill sat down with Bob Britten of the WVU School of Journalism and Shaun Anderson and Alex Lancaster, two Communication Studies Ph.D Students to discuss the vast growth of media and how it is affecting our society. How has social media changed personal and professional communication? What is the future of the field of journalism? How differently are children growing up due to reality television and available technology? These are just a few of the riveting questions we tackled on this episode of Feedback!

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2.5.14 Two Party Politics

WASHINGTON BLUESIn this episode, our hosts Rachel Elkins and Clarissa Cottrill take on the current two party system in America. We  sat down with Keith Wiseman, the President of The WVU College Republicans , Josh Harrison, the President of the WVU Young Democrats, and Edward Olesh, the co-founder and Vice President of the College Libertarians here on campus. We ask the tough questions about if the two party system is even working and what alternatives are emerging.

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