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In the Public Interest Discusses Mental Health

By Amanda Forbes and Aaron Derton In the Public Interest Hosts Mental health is important at every stage of life; from childhood to adolescence and through adulthood. Factors contributing to mental health problems could include biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry, or life experiences, such as trauma, abuse, and family history. This week’s […]

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In the Public Interest Honors Black History Month

By Amanda Forbes and Aaron Derton In the Public Interest Hosts Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” a term coined by […]

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In the Public Interest meets Relationship 101

By Amanda Forbes and Aaron Derton In the Public Interest Hosts Love is in the air as 2017 transitions into the month of February. What started out as a holiday to honor Christian saints such as Valentinus has turned into an annual holiday to celebrate relationships. Usually when one thinks of Valentine’s Day, they think […]

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In the Public Interest Looks at Past Presidents

By Amanda Forbes and Aaron Derton In the Public Interest Hosts The topic of past presidents stems from the recent election of the 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump. The businessman and former TV star turned political with his nomination as the Republican party presidential nominee last year. Despite polls predicting a […]

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In the Public Interest Talks Sports Culture

By Jacquelyn Carter In the Public Interest Host   Sports are an essential aspect in American culture. Sports represent community and political values, economics and influence our media. Join your hosts DaLyah Jones and Jacquelyn Carter as they discuss the importance of sports in America, crime within college and professional athletes and more. Grant Morris […]

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In the Public Interest Covers Summer Health

Hosted by Conor Yarbrough and Matthew Harrington KTSW News To kick off summer, KTSW News’ In the Public Interest episode for the month of June is Summer Health. Conor Yarbrough and Matthew Harrington discuss the the recent unusual weather conditions San Marcos has witnessed. This episode features stories from Aaron Derton, Irene Casanova and Clayton Kelley. The Zika […]

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In the Public Interest Discusses Mental Health

By Jacquelyn Carter In the Public Interest Host   For over 65 years, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed during the month of May.  Mental health is defined as a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. Join your host Jacquelyn Carter and DaLyah Jones with news director Taylor Zavala and reporters […]

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In the Public Interest Discusses Education

By Jacquelyn Carter In the Public Interest Host “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today,” -Malcolm X   This week on In the Public Interest, your hosts DaLyah Jones and Jacquelyn Carter discuss important topics within education. This week’s show includes stories from Laura Aebi, Taylor […]

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In the Public Interest Celebrates Valentine’s Day

By Jacquelyn Carter In the Public Interest Host   Love is in the air, Valentine’s Day has arrived. Join your hosts, DaLyah Jones and Jacquelyn Carter, as they talk about their worst dates, first crushes and the online dating culture. The show features stories from KTSW reporters Carlos Marquez and Taylor Zavala. We all celebrate […]

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Back to School with In The Public Interest

Hosted by Jacquelyn Carter and DaLyah Jones In the Public Interest Listen to our first In the Public Interest Show of the spring semester, Back to School. We have stories from Clayton Kelley, Nathalie Cohetero and DaLyah Jones. Listen here for the full show.   Clayton Kelley explores the growing video gaming scene here in […]

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