November 9, 2017

Pursuing Positivity

On this week’s episode of North Gate Radio, we’re focusing on keeping it positive. You’ll hear stories about people who are working make the world a better place in communities in the Bay Area and beyond.

CREDITS:

PRODUCER: Cassady Rosenblum
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Ryan Lindsay
ANCHORS: Caroline Champlin & Rachel Cassandra
REPORTERS: Alex Orlando; Rachel Loyd; Ryan Lindsay; Sonja Hutson
ENGINEER: Cat Shuknecht
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Laura Klivans & Ethan Lindsey
MUSIC: Intro | I Know There's Gonna Be Good Times, Instrumental - Jamie XX
Track 2: Queen of Wonderland ft. Thundercat - J. Davie
Track 3: Going on ft. Beat Assailant - Lyre Le Temps



INDIVIDUAL STORIES FROM SHOW

Meet the Man Who Plays the Campanile Bells

If you’re on the UC Berkeley campus, there’s one thing you’re bound to hear: the Campanile Bells coming together in a song. North Gate Radio’s Sonja Hutson went all the way up to the top of what is officially named Sather Tower … roughly 200 feet above the ground… to…

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Restorative justice: an alternative to suspensions

California ended suspending most elementary students who defy teachers a couple years ago. Hoover Elementary in West Oakland sets a positive example as one man works to interrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. Adimu Madyun does everything from breathing exercises to free-styling positive hip hop vibes to building relationships with parents. Madyun says punitive…

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Reclaiming space, reviving the legacy: A Black Panther mural makes its mark on West Oakland

The Black Panthers used to dominate the streets of West Oakland, protecting & serving their community but now, there are few visual reminders of their impact & presence. Learn how a local artist is working to change that.

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Talking Aquaponics

Spencer Curry, CEO and co-founder of Trifecta Ecosystems, sits down with reporter Alex Orlando to talk aquaponics—a method of farming that grows plants and fish together.

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No Butts!

Even in Berkeley, passing city laws can be a unique challenge.

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