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This is a weekly Uptown Radio broadcast from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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685 episodes

West Nile Virus cases predicted to increase in NY due to climate change

West Nile Virus cases predicted to increase in NY due to climate change by Uptown Radio

6m
May 20
Finding some unlikely medicine for hypochondria

Finding some unlikely medicine for hypochondria by Uptown Radio

3m
May 19
Grindon Yahtzee Commentary

Grindon Yahtzee Commentary by Uptown Radio

3m
May 18
How will the Good Cause Eviction Bill Impact the Affordable Housing Crisis in New York City

How will the Good Cause Eviction Bill Impact the Affordable Housing Crisis in New York City by Uptown Radio

6m
May 14
Grindon Ghosts

Grindon Ghosts by Uptown Radio

3m
May 14
Ghosts Final Broadcast Mix

Ghosts Final Broadcast Mix by Uptown Radio

3m
May 13
Uptown Radio Reports on New York's International Auto Show 2022

The New York International Auto Show runs this weekend through next. In the wake of Covid, global warming, and gas prices, how are car makers responding? Our reporter, Mark Gilchrist, visited the show to find out.

2m
May 13
ASMR Artists Share how they Find Success - Emily Schutz

ASMR Artists Share how they Find Success - Emily Schutz by Uptown Radio

7m
May 13
Finding a Home in the City - Emily Schutz Commentary

Finding a Home in the City - Emily Schutz Commentary by Uptown Radio

2m
May 13
Uptown Radio's Mark Gilchrist Reflects on Some Early Motivations for His Traveling Life

Experiencing back-to-back deaths of a friend and a family member at the age of seven - and then being told that he could potentially soon die himself after testing positive for TB - caused our reporter, Mark Gilchrist, to want to travel the world and experience life to the fullest, as quickly as possible. He tells his story.

2m
May 13
RentStabilizationforWeb

RentStabilizationforWeb by Uptown Radio

4m
May 13
IntlNewscast05.12.22

IntlNewscast05.12.22 by Uptown Radio

2m
May 13
Local Newscast 05/12

Local Newscast 05/12 by Uptown Radio

1m
May 13
New Alternatives to the Stock Market are Popping Up in New York City

New alternatives to the stock market are popping up in New York City like mushrooms after a spring rain. One new exchange offers shares in commercial buildings. Another lets investors bet on the outcome of events - like who will win an election. But Investing is almost always risky. Mark Gilchrist investigates why so many of these new markets have been appearing, and if they increase investor risk.

6m
May 13
Scientists Capture Image of Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy

There's a black hole in the center of our galaxy. It’s called sagaterias A* It’s 14 million miles across. But we’ve never gotten a good look at it…until now. Astronomers announced today that we’ve finally managed to take a picture of that black hole. Jordy Dalevaar worked on the project. He’s an astronomer at Columbia University and the Flatiron Institute in New York.

3m
May 13
Renters Regret Taking Covid Deals

It’s been said that in New York City, you’re always looking for either a job or an apartment. After some residents left the city during covid lockdown, the people who stayed were offered lower rents by landlords eager to fill their apartments. But while the pandemic hasn’t ended, the brief era of slightly cheaper New York City rent is now over for most renters. Reporter Sarah Yokubaitis has more on the renters desperately searching for a deal.

4m
May 13
Commentary: The Ten Year Engagement

I have accidentally been engaged for a decade. Ten long years. It’s not what my fiance and I planned to do when we got engaged after two years of dating, but it’s what happened. We had every intention of getting married within a year or two when we got engaged in 2012. But later that same year, after I started graduate school, my plans were changed by a freak accident.

3m
May 13
Applebee's accused of discrimination through wages

A worker advocacy group is accusing the parent company of Applebee's and IHOP of discrimination.

3m
May 13
Arden Self Defense E4

Arden Self Defense E4 by Uptown Radio

5m
May 13
Starbucks Union Wave Takes Long Island

Organized labor is making a comeback. Starbucks employees are at the forefront, and New York City is one of the epicenters. But can this reinvigorated movement find the same success in the conservative Long Island suburbs?

6m
May 13
Roe Overturn: New York Bills Respond

With the Supreme Court almost certain to overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion bans could be on the horizon in several states. New bills in the New York state legislature aim to protect those from out of state seeking abortion here. Uptown Radio spoke with Columbia Law professor Carol Sanger discusses how they might work in practice.

3m
May 13
The most important 20 minutes of my day

Julian Abraham describes how meditation has helped improve his life.

4m
May 06
Uptown Radio Broadcast - May 5th, 2022

Uptown Radio Broadcast - May 5th, 2022 by Uptown Radio

46m
May 06
National & International Newscast, May 5

National and international headlines from May 5, 2022

2m
May 06
A Mobile Barbershop Provides a Haven for Black Queer Clients

With rents so high, it’s never been tougher to start a small business in NYC. That can be especially true for new businesses with limited access to capital. Rebekah Robinson has this story on one black and queer barber who has found a solution by giving the salon a creative spin.

6m
May 05
Mayor Adams Continues to Push For Cyber Wallets

Mayor Eric Adams has doubled down on his campaign promise to lead New York City through a digital transformation. In a speech in Los Angeles on Wednesday, the mayor reiterated his commitment to expanding cyber wallets for New Yorkers. David Yermack is a Professor of Finance at NYU Stern School of Business. He says cyber wallets and crypto-currencies can be used to broaden access to the financial system.

3m
May 05
A proposed rent hike for rent stabilized apartments in NYC

New York's Rent Guidelines Board is proposing a hike of up to 9% for those who live in rent stabilized apartments.

2m
May 05
Transportation Safety Campaign Aims to Shock

Transportation Safety Campaign Aims to Shock by Uptown Radio

3m
May 05
When NFTS and Prison Art Collide

There’s a new project in the works that will allow people to own digital artworks made in prison. An online gallery based in Brooklyn is turning those artworks into N-F-T’s, which allows anyone to buy and sell digitized drawings and paintings. Some of the money would go to the artists in prison. But victims' advocates want a say in deciding who profits off this. Reporter Clara-Sophia Daly has been following this project for months and delves into some of the ethical issues this project raises.

6m
May 05
MET spring fashion exhibition opens Saturday

MET spring fashion exhibition opens Saturday by Uptown Radio

3m
May 05