From GBH in Boston, The Wake Up is a 10 minute check-in that looks at what is happening in the news of the day. From politics and transportation to housing, science and pop culture. Hosts Paris and Jeremy break it all down through conversation and observation. All with a little bit of humor and a lot of energy. Grab your Dunks’ and hear the latest out of the Bay State and beyond.
Arts and a Blast from the Past: What to Do in Boston This Weekend
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12:04Looking for things to do this weekend? We have quite the lineup for you: First, GBH's Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen has a round up of art shows, including 'Raqib Shaw: Ballads of East and West' at the Gardner Museum and 'Wu Tsang: Of Whales' at the ICA. Plus: Mike Deehan of Axios Boston joins Paris to talk about 1990s-themed events going on this weekend.
If Sea Levels Are Rising, Is the Earth Growing?
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15:41Is the earth's circumference increasing because of sea level rise? Where does the term CEO come from, and how did it become so widespread? Edgar B. Herwick III, the man behind GBH's Curiosity Desk, joins Paris and Jeremy to discuss. Plus: Cambridge's migrant shelter is only open at night, leaving families staying there out on the street during the day. So what can be done to help, and who has jurisdiction to decide? State Rep. Mike Connolly of Cambridge joins Jeremy to talk about it.
What's Next in Milton
4:33Last week, Milton voters rejected a change to its zoning ordinances that would have allowed multi-family housing in parts of the town and brought Milton into compliance with the MBTA Communities Law. So what's next? GBH State House Reporter Katie Lannan talks about housing affordability, traffic snarls, and possible legal ramifications.
Where Antisemitism Belongs in DEI programs
7:24Some activists complain that DEI programs in schools are antisemitic, leaving superintendents in Brookline, Newton and Needham to reckon with hot-button issues around how to teach students about antiracism, antisemitism and Islamophobia. GBH's Phillip Martin reports.
The Elite Colleges Reinstating SAT Requirements
4:46Schools like MIT, Dartmouth, and Georgetown, which did away with SAT testing requirements, are now reinstating them --- at a time when affording college is getting harder for more Americans. What does it all mean for young people trying to apply and pay for school? GBH's education reporter Kirk Carapezza joins us to discuss.
No Bailout for Steward Health Care
10:10Democratic leaders in Massachusetts have made it clear: They're not interested in bailing out Steward Health Care, the for-profit hospital system that has come into financial trouble. So what does that mean for people who rely on the system for care? GBH's Katie Lannan joins Jeremy to explain. Plus: Snow is coming, and Meteorologist Dave Epstein tells us all about it.
The BSO's Anthony Fogg remembers Seiji Ozawa
8:36Anthony Fogg, vice-president of artistic planning for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, joined Paris and Jeremy to share his memories of his friend and colleague, longtime BSO conductor Seiji Ozawa, who passed away at his home in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Celeste Ng on Writing Through COVID Lockdowns
5:26In the height of COVID-related lockdowns, "Little Fires Everywhere" author Celeste Ng got an interesting request: Would she want to contribute to a collaborative novel, written by more than a dozen writers? She joined Jeremy to talk about the result, "Fourteen Days: A Collaborative Novel."