Test Every Kit

Stephanie Horton Rape Kits TOTAL RUN TIME: 4:53 HOST INTRO: As a warning to our listeners, the following story discusses sexual assault.   DNA evidence collected after a sexual assault is known as a rape kit. Rape kits are supposed to be tested immediately. When they aren’t – it creates a backlog. New York City […]

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NYC Newscast April 19, 2019

From Columbia Radio News in New York, I’m Stephanie Horton The police officer injured yesterday in a Washington Heights shootout left the hospital this morning to bagpipes and roaring applause from his fellow officers. AMBI: [APPLAUSE] Justin, how you doin’ Justin? [APPLAUSE] (4 seconds) Officer Justin Vartanian left St. Luke’s around 11AM holding his wife’s […]

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Broadway Replay

HOST INTRO: The most recent show to grace Broadway is Tootsie, based on the 1982 film of the same name. It’s just one in a series of film to stage adaptations attracting people longing for that warm familiar feeling. Stephanie Horton reports on the commercial value of nostalgia on Broadway today.                HORTON 1: Chrissie […]

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“Play It Loud” Exhibition at the Met

INTRO: The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its newest exhibition on Monday. Instead of the usual fine art or sculptures they are displaying instruments from one of the most transformative movements in American history – rock n roll. Stephanie Horton visited the member preview of the Play It Loud exhibition and reports HORTON: Guitars encased […]

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International Newscast March 29th, 2019

  Today a million protestors flooded the streets of Algiers. Tear gas and rubber bullets were fired in at least one location after protestors hurled stones at police.  This protest is the largest outpouring since unrest started six weeks ago. The protestors are demanding the immediate removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika [AB-della-zeez BOO-ta-FLEEK-ka].  The  82-year-old […]

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Community Leaders Get in the Zone

HOST INTRO: When you think about New York City zoning regulations you wouldn’t necessarily think about fun.  But one nonprofit group is trying to change that. One block at a time. Well, one MEGABLOCK at a time. Stephanie Horton tell us about a workshop helping to demystify the complex subject of zoning. [15.53]   ((AMBI […]

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The Future of Art is Inclusive

  HOST INTRO: A new series of art exhibitions opened at the Fashion Institute of Technology this week. It’s called “The Future is Inclusive”. Stephanie Horton explains. [8 sec]   HORTON: CJ Yeh’s shoes click on the white tile inside the Feldman Building on 27th street. He is explaining the interactive artwork he and his […]

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