Our Metropolis

Our Metropolis is a weekly half-hour issues and affairs program hosted by UNLV journalism professor, Gary Larson, devoted to bringing the issues, personalities, and places of Las Vegas and beyond to our listeners. We present the Southern Nevadan experience through sound, story, discussion, and commentary. Let us know your thoughts by emailing ourmetro (at) kunv.org.

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Nov. 04, 2014: Election Night Coverage

Dave Nourse : November 5, 2014 8:00 am : Our Metropolis

This week, host Gary Larson, along with UNLV Political Science professor and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow David Damore and political commentator Elizabeth Thompson, offer predictions and implications for the 2014 elections.

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In the second segment of this week’s program we simulcast UNLV-TV’s student produced election coverage, providing insight and commentary on local and statewide initiatives.

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Links:
UNLV-TV’s Studio-G page
UNLV-TV

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Oct. 28, 2014: Sesquicentennial Celebration (Part II)

Dave Nourse : October 29, 2014 8:00 am : Our Metropolis

October 31st marks the 150th anniversary of Nevada joining the union. Our Metropolis has been honoring the sesquicentennial all year by sharing some of the unique history of the Silver State. This week, host Gary Larson sits down for a two part interview with Nevada historians Eugene Moehring and Mike Green. The trio will share some stories about their favorite moments in State history and give some insight into a few prominent Nevadans who helped write the story of the state we call home.

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Links:
Eugene Moehring’s Faculty Page
Mike Green’s Faculty Page

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Oct. 21, 2014: Sesquicentennial Celebration (Part I)

Dave Nourse : October 22, 2014 8:00 am : Our Metropolis

This week, host Gary Larson, along with UNLV Political Science professor and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow David Damore and political commentator Elizabeth Thompson, discuss the statewide elections now only three weeks away and take an in depth look at the finalists for the UNLV Presidents position.

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October 31st marks the 150th anniversary of Nevada joining the union. Our Metropolis has been honoring the sesquicentennial all year by sharing some of the unique history of the Silver State. In this segment host Gary Larson sits down with Nevada historians Eugene Moehring and Mike Green. The trio will share some stories about their favorite moments in State history and give some insight into a few prominent Nevadans who helped write the story of the state we call home.

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Links:
Eugene Moehring’s Faculty Page
Mike Green’s Faculty Page

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Oct. 14, 2014: Extended Roundtable Edition

Dave Nourse : October 15, 2014 8:00 am : Our Metropolis

This week, host Gary Larson, along with UNLV Political Science professor and Brookings Institution scholar David Damore and political commentator Elizabeth Thomposon, break down the speech former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made at Monday’s UNLV Foundation fundraiser and debate a possible presidential run. The panel also discuss the heated debate between Nevada Attorney General candidates Ross Miller and Adam Laxalt, the funding inequities between state higher education institutions, and the implications of same sex marriage in Nevada. It’s an extended roundtable discussion on this week’s edition of Our Metropolis.

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Oct. 7, 2014: The State of Public Radio

Dave Nourse : October 8, 2014 8:00 am : Our Metropolis

This week, host Gary Larson along with UNLV Political Science professor and Brookings Institution Scholar David Damore and political commentator Elizabeth Thompson, discuss the Secretary of State debate held last week between candidates Barbara Cegavske and Kate Marshall. The panel also discuss the turmoil at The Downtown Project and what the layoffs mean to the area’s revitalization.

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With the weather starting to cool down, public radio stations all across the country are gearing up for their fall membership campaigns. KUNV 91.5 The Source is a community supported station and is mid-way through its fall pledge drive. In this segment, host Gary Larson sits down with KUNV General Manager Frank Muller. They’ll talk about the state of public radio and why listener support is now more vital than ever.

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Links:
Make a Donation to KUNV 91.5 The Source

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