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Fordham Conversations: Mimes and Mummers

by Robin Shannon, Megan Connor

Wfuv; Robin Shannon, Megan Connor

Imagine a theatre performance group where every member is encouraged to tackle it all: from acting on stage, to preparing the set, and even controlling the lights! Fordham University's Mimes and Mummers is doing just that. Members of the group say they're moving away from "on stage" and "off stage" cast, and instead strive to cultivate a collection of multitalented and well-rounded team of theatre lovers.

Fordham Conversations: Thanksgiving Stress

by Chris Williams
Turkey pin

Jennie Ivins, Flickr

This week, we have stories about why people stress out during Thanksgiving, and how to make it run more smoothly. Mary Clingman from the Butterball Hotline shares her experience as a turkey expert and some of the stories she's heard from stressed out callers as they prepare Thanksgiving dinner. Then, Fordham University history professor Dr. Steven Stoll talks about the first Thanksgiving and why people had reason to be stressed.

Fordham Conversations: Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador

by Robin Shannon, Megan Connor

Spring Hill College;

Early in the morning of November 16th 1989 a group of soldiers entered a Catholic college campus in San Salvador and forced six Jesuit priests from their beds. They then shot and killed them along wit their housekeeper and her daughter. It all happened during the decade long civil war that ravaged El Salvador in the 1980s. The murders provoked international outrage. We are joined by three guests to discuss the massacre, the preists' mission, and their legacy.

     Dr. Michael Lee- Associate Professor of Theology at Fordham University

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