Oct 192014
 

On the October 19th Wake-Up Call, Rick Moore talks with Emily Renda, UVa Student Affairs’ program coordinator and member of the Governor’s Sexual Assault Task Force, J. Lynn Windsor, a student at Lynchburg College, and Claire Kaplan, Director of the Gender Violence and Social Change program at the UVa Women’s Center. Topics discussed include the right way to report, handle, and investigate an instance of sexual assault, the resources available to students, and the institution’s role in handling perpetrators.

Oct 122014
 

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness month and Rick Moore is joined by Rick Vrhovac, Principal at Sutherland Middle School. The discussion includes the difference between bullying and teasing. What to do if you’re being bullied and warning signs for parents and teachers. How cyber bullying has put a new spotlight on bullying.

Oct 122014
 

This week Rick Moore is joined by Teri Kent, founder and executive director of Better World Betty. The pair discuss recycling, all-in-one vs. single stream. Tips to reduce the junk mail with receive and reducing styrofoam containers from restaurants. Along with living green in your kitchen and bathroom.

Oct 082014
 

Geoffrey Skelley speaking at the Senior Center in Charlottesville Wednesday.

November is quickly approaching and control of Congress is up for grabs. What will be the state of play in the U.S. Senate and House as well as gubernatorial races? The real drama in this cycle will be the battle for control of the Senate, where Republicans need to win a net gain of six seats to win a majority in Congress’ upper chamber.

Geoffrey Skelley joined the staff of the Center for Politics in November 2011. Working as a political analyst, Skelley is the associate editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball, the Center’s weekly political newsletter. He also serves as the center’s media relations coordinator, helping manage its communications.

A native of Harrisonburg, VA, Skelley received an M.A. in Political Science (with a focus on the European Union) from James Madison University in 2011, and is a graduate of the University of Virginia, receiving a B.A. in History in 2009.

Mr. Skelley spoke at the Wednesday, October 8, 2014 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the Senior Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by SSV President Robert McGrath.

Sep 282014
 

On the September 28th Wake-Up Call, Rick Moore is joined by UVa Honor Committee Chair Nick Hine to talk about the philosophies, processes, and criticisms of the Honor Code at UVa. Topics discussed include the history of the Honor Code, changes in the Honor system, how Honor offense cases are handled.

Sep 212014
 

This week on the Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call Rick Moore talks with Courteney Stuart, Editor at Cville Weekly, about the disappearance of Hannah Graham, the 18 year-old UVA student went missing on Saturday, September 13. Discussing the latest details about the two individuals that have been questioned after being seen on video with Graham. Moore and Stuart also talk about three other people who were assaulted around the same area that Graham went missing from.

Sep 142014
 

On the September 14th Wake-Up Call, UVa Professor of Economics William Johnson joins Rick to talk about the economic effects of the minimum wage. Topics discussed include how the minimum wage influences the consumer price index, the labor market, and poverty among low-income families.

Sep 102014
 

Dalhia Lithwick speaking at the Senior Center in Charlottesville.

Dahlia Lithwick recaps the highlights of the last Supreme Court term and gives a brief preview of the term to come.

Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate Magazine, and in that capacity, writes the “Supreme Court Dispatches” and “Jurisprudence” columns. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Commentary, among other places. She won a 2013 National Magazine Award for her columns on the Affordable Care Act. She has been twice awarded an Online Journalism Award for her legal commentary and was the first online journalist invited to be on the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press. Ms. Lithwick has testified before Congress about access to justice in the era of the Roberts Court. She has appeared on CNN, ABC, The Colbert Report, and is a frequent guest on The Rachel Maddow Show. Ms. Lithwick earned her BA from Yale University and her JD degree from Stanford. She is currently working on a book about the four women justices of the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Lithwick spoke at the Wednesday, September 10, 2014 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the Senior Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by SSV board member Grace Zisk.

Sep 072014
 

This week Jim Duncan of Nest Realty joins host Rick Moore to talk about the unique housing issues of Central Virginia & the Shenandoah Valley. Topics include urban versus suburban versus rural living, aging Baby Boomers in large homes and moving into the next phase of life, and the proposed pipeline in Nelson County.

Aug 242014
 

On the August 24th Wake Up Call, Rick is joined by intuitive analyst Lee Channing. During the hour they talk about major life decisions, loss, and finding ways to move forward with positive energy and color awareness.

Aug 222014
 

2013-12-13-1-JarrettOn December 13, 2013, award-winning poet TJ Jarrett discussed her book Ain’t No Grave, and ways of entering the historical poem as means to a greater understanding of history, as well as the pitfalls of inserting the self into the historical moment. Thanks to our moderator, poet Amy Woolard.

Aug 172014
 

On the August 17th Wake Up Call, Rick is joined by veterinarian Dr. Mike Fietz. During the hour they talk about cats and dogs, taking calls from the community about their own pets. Topics covered include dogs who drink excessive amounts of water, cats with allergies, and quality of life for elderly pets.