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Eye on the Triangle

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Eye on the Triangle is WKNC 88.1 FM HD-1/HD-2’s weekly public affairs programming with news, interviews, opinion, weather, sports, arts, music, events and issues that matter to NC State, Raleigh and the Triangle.

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Eye on the Triangle is WKNC 88.1 FM HD-1/HD-2’s weekly public affairs programming with news, interviews, opinion, weather, sports, arts, music, events and issues that matter to NC State, Raleigh and the Triangle.

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@wknc881

Language:

English

Contact:

919-515-2401


Episodes
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EOT 401 North Carolina Heat Wave

7/10/2024
In this episode, host Emilia Rivadeneira provides a news roundup and speaks with Dr. Ashley Ward, director of the Heat Policy Innovation Hub at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability, about the heat wave that has taken over several areas of North Carolina, including the Triangle. Dr. Ward explores the impacts of the heat wave on local communities and the environment, gives recommendations for North Carolinians and provides potential future solutions to boost heat resilience in our community. For more information on the issue of extreme heat, visit the Heat Policy Innovation Hub's website.

Duration:00:45:27

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EOT 400 Weekly News

4/29/2024
In this news update, EOT's Ellie Feaga shares how two Raleigh schools have taken top honors, the unusual taste and smell of Raleigh drinking water, and some resources available from NC State's Well Rec to help relieve stress. We'll also hear from the North Carolina News Service about how a rural North Carolina town gets a pathway to homeownership.

Duration:00:07:36

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EOT 399 Raleigh Rose Garden

4/22/2024
EOT's Ellie Feaga talks with James Bullock, a Raleigh city horticulturist, about the Raleigh Rose Garden on this Earth Day episode.

Duration:00:12:20

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EOT 398 Biden/Harris in Triangle

4/8/2024
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris visited Raleigh on March 26 to discuss health care. EOT's Ellie Feaga provides clips from their speeches and talks to some audience members.

Duration:00:15:41

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EOT 397 Earth Month at NC State

4/1/2024
April is Earth Month at NC State and EOT's Ellie Feaga talks with Lani St. Hill from the University Sustainability Office.

Duration:00:15:37

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EOT 396 Habitat for Humanity Part 2

3/25/2024
NC State University's Shack-a-Thon is underway. EOT's Ellie Feaga talked with Madison Farlow, Habitat Work Projects Officer for NCSU's Habitat for Humanity Chapter, to discuss the Shack-a-Thon fundraiser. Learn more and donate to Shack-a-Thon.

Duration:00:06:07

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EOT 395 Israel & Gaza: A Conversation with Josh Paul

3/18/2024
In this special episode of "Eye on the Triangle," guest producer Abdullah Najjar speaks with Josh Paul, an official from the State Department who recently resigned in opposition to U.S. military aid to Israel. Paul talks about the unfolding situation in Gaza, the humanitarian crisis, and the U.S. role in perhaps mitigating some of the effects on the Palestinians. Paul has appeared on many media outlets, including CNN and Democracy Now. View a video of their conversation on YouTube. We'll also hear from the North Carolina News Service about how North Carolinians can improve their financial situation for the year.

Duration:00:22:35

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EOT 394 Habitat for Humanity

3/11/2024
With NC State University's Shack-a-Thon quickly approaching, EOT's Ellie Feaga sat down with Chase Inman from Habitat for Humanity of Wake County. Inman educates listeners on Habitat for Humanity and how Shack-a-Thon is helping Wake County residents in need to build and purchase homes. Learn more and donate to Shack-a-Thon.

Duration:00:12:42

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EOT 393 Second Chance Animal Adoptions

2/26/2024
EOT's Ellie Feaga speaks with Mia Xavier, Jessica Martin and Alex Barker from Second Chance Animal Adoptions about their service to finding homes and care for Wake County animals.

Duration:00:11:48

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EOT 392 NC State Poe Hall Update

2/19/2024
EOT's Ellie Fiege and NC State University Provost Warwick Arden discuss the PCB exposure at Poe Hall and how the school is addressing it.

Duration:00:16:40

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EOT 391 Weekly News

2/12/2024
In this news update, EOT's Ellie Feaga discusses how North Carolina's childcare industry faced funding challenges since the pandemic, North Carolina homeowners can expect to see increased insurance rates this year and how NC State is offering a Pack the Primaries interactive voting toolkit. We'll also hear from the North Carolina News Service about free technology training for underrepresented groups through Code the Dream.

Duration:00:07:08

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EOT 390 Magical Moments of NCSU

2/5/2024
EOT's Ellie Feaga speaks with Chloe Short, President of Magical Moments of NCSU, about granting wishes for children with cranial facial disorders. You'll also hear about how North Carolina has legalized sports betting for the first time and a report from the North Carolina News Service about how a new union agreement ushers in benefits for immigrant agricultural workers.

Duration:00:17:44

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EOT 389 Weekly News

1/29/2024
In this weekly news roundup, EOT content creator Ellie Feaga talks about President Biden's recent visit to Raleigh and his announcement of an $82 million investment into expanding broadband Internet access in North Carolina, an increase in Narcan availability on the NC State campus, and NC State Women's Basketball's 72-57 victory over the Duke Blue Devils. We also have a story from the North Carolina News Service about how a Farm Bill could help food banks across North Carolina.

Duration:00:06:14

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EOT 388 NC State Student Involvement Fair

1/22/2024
EOT's Ellie Feaga interviews student organizations at the NC State Student Involvement Fair to provide listeners with new opportunities to get involved across campus. We also have stories from the North Carolina News Network about Microsoft's extension of support for Windows 10 to prevent e-waste and how post-holiday diets can impact heart health. Thanks for listening.

Duration:00:21:33

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EOT 387 - Rialto Theater

12/4/2023
EOT's Ellie Feaga and Hayes Permar discuss the reopening of Raleigh's historic theater, the Rialto.

Duration:00:14:21

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EOT 386 - News Roundup

11/6/2023
Ellie does a short news roundup.

Duration:00:04:42

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EOT 385 - Campus Security Report

10/23/2023
Ellie Feaga talks with NC State Police Chief Daniel House on the newly released Annual Security Report, followed by Ellie's story on The NC State Fair's annual "can day," where the local food banks collect cans as a form of admission to the fair.

Duration:00:16:59

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EOT 384 - Free Moms NCSU

10/16/2023
EOT's Ellie Feaga reports on the local organization, Free Moms NCSU. Mrs. Cecilia Dean comments on the beloved organization of local moms, dads, grandmas, and dogs that visit campus every Thursday to provide snacks, hugs, and listening-ears for our students. Jenny, a long-term Free Mom, and students visiting the Free Moms tent on Thursday, September 21st provide comments about the organization. Later, Ellie runs down a preview of the North Carolina State Fair.

Duration:00:22:19

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EOT 383 - Durham City Council Race w/ Nate Baker

10/2/2023
Eye on the Triangle is joined by Nate Baker, a candidate for Durham City Council. We discuss his campaign, his vision for the city, and the challenges and limitations of local governments. Later, Nick discusses the reopening of Shaw University's on-campus mosque and a new report on the state of Wake County's tree canopy.

Duration:00:38:03

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EOT 382- Raleigh United Mutual Aid Hub

8/14/2023
Eye on the Triangle is joined by Esor from Raleigh United Mutual Aid Hub (RUMAH) to discuss their organization's mission and new location in downtown Raleigh! Check out their linktree here. Later, Ennis discusses various other NC happenings.

Duration:00:32:30