The newly founded National Independent Venue Association is hosting a virtual music festival this weekend to help save what’s often an overlooked aspect of the music industry: independent concert venues. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster looks into NIVA’s founding, the dire conditions that live music and its venues continue to struggle through, […]
This weekend President Trump announced his nomination to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, a move that’s angered Democrats both because of the timing of the decision and the conservative shift that now seems to be looming. Today on “What’s the Word” Adam Schuster looks into the history of the supreme court nomination […]
If you were hoping to do some apple-picking this fall, the good news is that orchards across the state are going to continue to welcome customers as long as social distancing guidelines are met. Today on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster tells us a little bit about the history of the apple in the U.S., […]
We are all following the reports coming out about the horrific wildfires on the West Coast. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster walks us through some of the specifics about these wildfires stretching across the western states, and he explains how climate change continues to give rise to these devastating events.
Last week the Milwaukee Bucks led an NBA players’ strike in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster takes us through the events that led up to and followed this strike, and he looks into both its immediate results and those still yet to come.
With the fall semester looming, tensions are running high due to UW-Madison’s “Smart Restart.” This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster reviews the university’s restart plan, and he surveys some of the major concerns keeping workers and instructors from embracing it.