Juana Summers

NPR Ed

Juana Summers appears in the following:

The implications of the recent coup in Niger

Friday, July 28, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Amnesty International's Ousmane Diallo about the implications of the recent coup in Niger.

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The man who once tweeted as @X wasn't informed when the company took over his handle

Friday, July 28, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Gene X. Hwang about X (formerly Twitter) taking over his handle @x without informing nor compensating him.

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A/C bill high this summer? Cool innovations promise more efficient air conditioning

Friday, July 28, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with MIT Technology Review climate and energy reporter Casey Crownhart about her latest reporting on innovations in air conditioning technology.

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How an Alabama town without ballot boxes has two mayors

Thursday, July 27, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with columnist Kyle Whitmire of the AL.com. He's been following the story of an Alabama town that has two mayors.

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Eating disorders in young men are being masked by muscle bulking and over-exercising

Thursday, July 27, 2023

For some young men and boys, body building can lead to unhealthy behaviors. NPR's Juana Summers speaks with NYU psychologist Andrea Vazzana about compulsive exercise and eating disorders in males.

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Heat kills, but it doesn't have to: How the government can help

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Kathy Baughman McLeod of the Arsht-Rock Resilience Center about why heat waves don't have the same legitimacy or federal funding as other extreme weather events.

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Phoenix mayor on how the city is coping with heat above 110 degrees every day of July

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego about how her city's residents are enduring day 26 with temperatures above 110 degrees.

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Top recruit Bronny James, LeBron's oldest son, recovering after cardiac arrest scare

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Matt Zemek, editor for Trojans Wire, about the cardiac arrest scare of top USC basketball prospect, Bronny James.

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WeightWatchers and Noom to offer prescription weight loss drugs

Monday, July 24, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Fortune senior writer Maria Aspan about her reporting on WeightWatchers providing prescription weight loss drugs.

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At the HBCU Swingman Classic, pro baseball confronts its decline in Black players

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Jackie Robinson's sport is at a low point in professional Black American representation. An exhibition game spearheaded by Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. and others aims to help change that.

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50 years ago, teenagers partied in the Bronx — and gave rise to hip-hop

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

In August 1973, an 18-year-old DJ Kool Herc played his sister's back-to-school fundraiser in the rec room of their apartment building. But he and his friends sparked something much bigger.

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Silicon Valley is less promised land, more black hole in new novel, 'Ripe'

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with writer Sarah Rose Etter about her new novel Ripe, which explores the darker sides of Silicon Valley as a woman tries to make sense of her career and growing dread.

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As Black representation in pro-baseball dwindles, the MLB tries something new

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

The MLB once led the way on integration. Now, it's attempting to address the dwindling number of Black players in the league by hosting events like the HBCU Swingman Classic.

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What Asian Americans really think of affirmative action

Friday, June 30, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers discusses the Asian American perspective on affirmative action with University of Maryland professor and political scientist Janelle Wong.

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13-year-old pro skateboarder becomes first female to land 720 trick

Friday, June 30, 2023

Arisa Trew, a 13-year-old Australian girl, made history on Tuesday when she became the first female skater to land a 720 — two full rotations in the air.

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He was diagnosed with ALS. Then they changed the face of medical advocacy

Friday, June 30, 2023

After Brian Wallach was diagnosed with ALS, he and his wife Sandra Abrevaya threw themselves into advocating for patients. Everyone up to President Biden took notice.

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South Carolina's top court hears arguments on 6-week abortion ban

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

South Carolina is the latest state to debate a six-week abortion ban. The state's Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday.

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What ALS has taken from one couple and how they've held on to love

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Brian Wallach and Sandra Abrevaya about the impact living with ALS has had on their lives.

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How careers in public service taught one couple to fight to cure ALS

Monday, June 26, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers tracks the advocacy efforts of husband and wife Brian Wallach and Sandra Abrevaya as they try and change the landscape for ALS patients.

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Kelly Clarkson's latest album, 'Chemistry,' is more than just a divorce album

Friday, June 23, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Kelly Clarkson about the singer-songwriter's new album, Chemistry, and its reflections on the highs and lows of love.

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