WYSO Weekend

In this edition of WYSO Weekend, the home of YSO produced news and features: The Dwight Anderson Story comes to the Kroc Center in Dayton this week. Anderson was considered a high school basketball phenomenon at Roth in the 1970’s. He went on to the NBA and then almost lost it all.  We’ll find out how technology is helping students with disabilities, and the new challenges it brings them. And where does your recycling go?  We’ll answer that question and more in our program.

Thanks for joining us on WYSO Weekend, the home of YSO produced news and features. Today’s program is all about education and conservation. First we'll look at three conservation efforts taking place at Antioch College. In our newest series, Culture Couch, producer Dan Gummel tells us all about Project Jericho’s Summer Arts Camp in Springfield. And Community Voices producer Ron Solada reports how College Promise is providing a free college education for academically gifted children from poverty affected families here in the Miami Valley. See more details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend - the home of YSO produced news and features - WYSO Curious takes a look at the history and future of the Dayton Arcade. Community Voices producer Thomas Amrhein spotlights one Yellow Springs couple and their reaction following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan 70 years ago.  Details on these stories and more, below.

Welcome to WYSO Weekend, the home of WYSO produced news and features. On today’s program, climate commentary from Bob Brecha, and a conversation with WYSO’s Basim Blunt about our series Dayton Youth Radio.  Plus, Community Voices producer Kevin McGruder looks at student unrest on the campus of Wilberforce University in the late 1960s. See full details below.

Thanks for checking out WYSO Weekend, the home of YSO produced news and features. On today’s program Miami Valley StoryCorps and Dayton Youth Radio. Later in the program, there are more than 1,300 disabled artists who work with We Care Arts in Kettering, Ohio every year. Coming up, Community Voices producer Jason Reynolds will bring us a day-in-the-life-profile of one of those artists. See full details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend, the home of YSO produced news and features: Community Voices and Dayton Youth Radio. Bill Felker has this week's Poor Will’s Miami Valley Almanack. And we’ll look at a new program taking place in Dayton that aims to curb the high rate of infant deaths in Ohio. See full details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: WYSO’s Dave Barber takes a look at baseball legend Pete Rose ahead of this Tuesday’s All Star Game where Rose will make an appearance.  We’ve got Dayton Youth Radio and Climate Commentary from Bob Brecha. And YSO Music Director Niki Dakota will give us the scoop on our Open House taking place today. See full details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Community Voices and Dayton Youth Radio.  We’ll also talk to the developer of a new smart phone app that helps lost pets get back to their owners.  Then we'll talk with Montgomery County Animal Resource Center to learn more about the stray pet population here at home. See full details below.

WYSO Weekend is the home of WYSO produced news and special features. Today we’ve got WYSO Curious with Lewis Wallace and climate commentary from Bob Brecha. And we've got plenty of reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage. 

A large mural of Paul Laurence Dunbar greets visitors to the Wright Dunbar Interpretive Center in Dayton.
Jerry Kenney

The birth of famed poet and Dayton native, Paul Laurence Dunbar, will be celebrated this month. Both, Wright Dunbar, Inc. and the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park are hosting several events to commemorate and honor the poet.

WYSO spoke with Mary Mathews at Wright Dunbar about the planned events and the legacy Dunbar left for his hometown.  See full event details in the official press release below the interview (WYSO is not responsible for the written content below).

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