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Week In Review: Affirmative Consent, Affirmative Action, Immigration, South End Soccer

We cover affirmative action and affirmative consent policies at Harvard, the potential soccer stadium in the South End and the president’s big immigration push.

New Resiliency Center Supports Marathon Bombing Survivors

Hundreds of victims of the Boston Marathon bombings are still struggling with physical and psychological wounds. Now, there’s a place where they can come together to support each other.

The Poetry Of Regie Gibson Meets The Saxophone Of Stan Strickland

Boston-based slam poet Regie Gibson performs with saxophonist Stan Strickland.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Local Immigration Thinkers Respond To Obama’s Executive Action

We hear local reaction to President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform.

Bray On Technology: Smart Phone Apps For Black Friday

Thanksgiving is still a week away, so of course it’s time to start thinking about Christmas, shopping and black Friday — when stores go out of their way to pull people in and connect them to great deals.

For-Profit Colleges Face Big Questions, Regulations, Lawsuits In Mass.

The state attorney general is investigating about 12 for-profit colleges amid charges of low graduation rates and deceptive sales tactics that leave too many students mired in debt.

Working Toward A Less Invasive ACL Surgery

The standard surgical repair for an ACL tear involves harvesting a piece of tendon from the patient’s leg and using that to surgically reconstruct the ACL. But one Boston surgeon is developing a new approach to get better results.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Promise And Problems Of ‘Yes Means Yes’ In Campus Sex Assaults

Some Harvard students are pushing for a “yes means yes” sexual consent policy on campus, also known as affirmative consent. They argue that “no means no” isn’t sufficient.

Remembering Court-Ordered Busing In Boston, 40 Years Later

Former Boston public school students gather at WBUR to share their mixed experiences with court-ordered busing 40 years ago.

Littlefield On Sports: Adrian Peterson Suspended, Revolution Head To Playoffs

We talk sports with Only A Game’s Bill Littlefield.

Guitarist Joe Perry On His ‘Life In And Out Of Aerosmith’

Joe Perry talks with Radio Boston’s Sacha Pfeiffer about his new memoir, which chronicles the Allston-born band’s four decades together.

Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and bring us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3.

WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer is co-hosting Radio Boston while Meghna Chakrabarti is on maternity leave.

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