Distinguished Lecturer in journalism at Queens College and long-time New York Newsday columnist Sheryl McCarthy speaks with accomplished individuals from all walks of life in this engaging half-hour series.
Mike Murray from the Delta College Planetarium takes a look at what's up in the night sky. Things are happening all the time in the backyard universe, and many of them don't require a telescope to see and enjoy.
Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 16,900 students and 3,800 staff, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of east London, we are the only London university able to offer a completely integrated re ...
Two unfiltered Latinas, Jannira and Sofia share life, motherhood, and a whole lot of laughs. Best friends since college, Sofia is an actress and entrepreneur living in LA and mom to a three year old while Jannira is a counselor and mom to a nine year old, living in Puerto Rico. Digging into their Latin roots, culture, and they dissect what it takes to thrive in the midst of all life throws at them. JANNIRA ROMAN was born and raised in New York. After completing her studies, Jannira relocated ...
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A highlight of this year's Hell's Half Mile Film Festival was the roller derby slice of life documentary Queens of Pain.Door Delta College Public Radio
The autumn nights give us cooler, drier air which is ideal for observing the deep sky. Combine that with a moonless night, and it’s the best time of year to look for the Great Andromeda Galaxy.Door Delta College Public Radio
Since COVID, overall crime rate has gone down. But, gun violence has increased primarily in neighborhoods that are impoverished and black. Why have Americans bought 3 million more guns at the beginning of lockdown than the year before? What are the possible causes and solutions to this development? Host Sheryl McCarthy talks with Candace McCoy, Pro…
Each season has that one notable constellation that can serve as a guidepost to that part of the sky. In summer it’s common to use the Summer Triangle, which is still visible high in the west, but in Autumn we have the Great Square of Pegasus.Door Delta College Public Radio
This year's NASA-sponsored International Observe the Moon Night takes place on Saturday, October 16.Door Delta College Public Radio
Host Sheryl McCarthy interviews Francois Pierre-Louis, Professor of Political Science at Queens College about the current crisis in Haiti due to the president's assassination in July.
Look high in the northeast for a group of bright stars that resembles a big "W" sitting on its end. This is the constellation of Cassiopeia the Queen.Door Delta College Public Radio
As we head into Fall, and with solar activity on the upswing, the chances of catching a display of Northern Lights increases.Door Delta College Public Radio
This year, the September equinox arrives on the 22nd which marks the first day of Fall for the northern hemisphere. The term “equinox” means “equal day equal night” because the length of day and night are about the same on this date.Door Delta College Public Radio
Host Sheryl McCarthy discusses a hot topic today -- Critical Race Theory -- with Terry Watson, Associate Professor from City College. What IS critical race theory? Why is it getting so much attention now? And what will be the result of banning it?
We begin the week of September 13 with the moon at First Quarter, which looks half illuminated in the south after sunset. That sets the stage for an excellent week of lunar observing.Door Delta College Public Radio
About halfway up the southern sky in September is the prominent white star, Altair, marking the eye of Aquila the Eagle.Door Delta College Public Radio
Late summer is the best time to observe the Milky Way. Under a clear sky with no moon or light pollution, you should see it as a faint band of light that stretches overhead from roughly north to south.Door Delta College Public Radio
Season Finale: Janni & Sof talk about anxiety as mothers.Door Sofi & Janni
After more than a year, the planet Venus finally makes its way back into the evening skies, but you’ll have to look low in the west during dusk to see it.Door Delta College Public Radio
Sofi & Janni talk about the relationships between woman, finding the commonalities and empowering one another.Door Sofi & Janni
We say the Moon “waxes” this week because its oval shape grows to become Full on August 22. As it slips further eastward among the stars each night, watch for it to pass below the planet Saturn on August 20 and underneath the brighter Jupiter on the 21st.Door Delta College Public Radio
Gaslighting. Janni & Sof talk about recognizing the signs of gaslighting.Door Sofi & Janni
The famous annual Perseid Meteor shower reaches its maximum this week. While peak activity occurs on the evening of August 11 and morning of the 12th, the shower will remain active for the entire week.Door Delta College Public Radio
Janni & Sof talk about the struggle to do things as mothers while trying not to worry about judgements from the outside world.Door Sofi & Janni
If you look low in the southeast sky after dark, you’ll see a moderately bright star that doesn’t seem to twinkle very much. It’s the famous ringed planet Saturn, and it's currently at its closest approach to Earth.Door Delta College Public Radio
Sof & Janni talk about the day they became mothers; the good, the bad, the ugly.Door Sofi & Janni
The northernmost star in the Summer Triangle marks the tail of Cygnus the Swan, also known as the Northern Cross.Door Delta College Public Radio
Janni & Sof their sexy back, describing their journey back to being sexy AND a mom.Door Sofi & Janni
The waxing gibbous moon will end on Friday, July 23, when it becomes the Full Buck Moon. On that same night, you can see Saturn to its left. Look again on July 26 and the moon will be just below Jupiter.Door Delta College Public Radio
Janni & Sof discuss the Immigration Experience as they saw and felt it.Door Sofi & Janni
Early in the week of July 12, the Waxing Crescent Moon makes its appearance in the west after sunset. But when the moon looks like a thin crescent, there’s another feature to look for called Earthshine.Door Delta College Public Radio
The three bright stars of the Summer Triangle are one of the best ways to star hop around the summer sky.Door Delta College Public Radio
Sofi & Jannira talk about their experiences with heartbreak in their past relationships, and within themselves.Door Sofi & Janni
Carrying a bundle of newspapers and shouting out the day’s headlines on city streets, the newsboy is an American icon. Featured in photographs, paintings, comic strips and public statues, he’s touted as someone who is quintessentially American. Who is—or was-- he? Why does he loom so large in the public imagination? And is he even always a boy? Vin…
During early summer, the Full Moon will rise far to the south of east and take its lowest path across the southern sky. The thicker atmosphere there sometimes gives the Moon an orangish or even rose color.Door Delta College Public Radio
Janni & Sof talk about the difficulties in maintaining a healthy relationship with their kids other parent.Door Sofi & Janni
June is when the constellation of Scorpius the Scorpion begins to emerge in the southeast. As twilight ends around 10:30pm, look low in the southeast for a bright reddish star – this is Antares, the heart of the Scorpion.Door Delta College Public Radio
Sofi & Janni get honest about being honest.Door Sofi & Janni
Medgar Evers College is one of eleven four-year colleges in the City University system. Located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, it was named after the late civil rights activist Medgar Evers, and was created with the mission of empowering and providing educational opportunities to the city’s educationally underserved black communities.…
During the month of June, about 90 minutes after sunset, look high in the east, almost overhead for a faint semi-circular pattern of stars. This is the constellation of Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown.Door Delta College Public Radio
Jani & Sof talk about the lows that came after their divorce and how they dealt with it.Door Sofi & Janni
At the end of evening twilight, look about halfway up the northeast sky for a bright bluish star. This is Vega, and it’s another sign that summer is on its way.Door Delta College Public Radio
Since last year, Asian-Americans have experienced a 150% increase in violent attacks, according to some estimates. What has caused this surge in anti Asian feelings? How does prejudice against Asians and the stereotyping of people of Asian ancestry play out every day? And how do all of us lose out as a result?…
Jani and Sof talk about child support. Nuff said.Door Sofi & Janni
This year, the Full Flower Moon takes place on May 26 and coincides with several other lunar events on the same day.Door Delta College Public Radio
Tune into Jani & Sof talking about the journey to self-love despite the smelly farts and loud sleeping.Door Sofi & Janni
As the moon becomes more illuminated, several dark round features will come into view. These are known as the Lunar Maria, the Latin word for "seas."Door Delta College Public Radio
Sofia and Jannira talk about Abuelas and the generational differences with boundaries.Door Sofi & Janni
Spring is when the Big Dipper climbs high into the north, making it an excellent guidepost in the sky.Door Delta College Public Radio
Should Puerto Rico become a state? Over the last 50 years Washington lawmakers have introduced more than 100 bills to resolve Puerto Rico’s status, but none of them have gone anywhere. Now, there are two bills before the House of Representatives that could decide the island’s status once and for all. Is Congress finally ready to make Puerto Rico a …
Jani and Sofi dive into the roots of their motherhood by exploring las abuelas (their grandmothers and their mothers).Door Sofi & Janni
Twice each year the Earth crosses the orbit of Halley’s Comet. Each time we do, a meteor shower is created from the tiny flecks of ice and dust the comet leaves behind in its orbit.Door Delta College Public Radio
The week of April 26 begins with the Super Pink Moon. This is also the best time to look for the splashes of material emanating from craters called "rays".Door Delta College Public Radio
Shonna Trinch, sociolinguist and Edward Snajdr, cultural anthropologist, both faculty members in the Department of Anthropology at John Jay College, and authors of “What the Signs Say: Language, Gentrification and Place-making in Brooklyn.