© 2024 WSIU Public Broadcasting
WSIU Public Broadcasting
Member-Supported Public Media from Southern Illinois University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

WSIU Almanac 2.14.24

WSIU Almanac logo with landscape view of a field
Kevin Boucher

ON THIS DAY 1849 In New York City, James Knox Polk becomes first serving US President to have his photograph taken (by Matthew Brady).


In Carbondale, Media Day returns to SIU on February 24th in the Communications Building. The National Association of Black Journalists, SIU Chapter and the Black Togetherness Organization host the event for students to learn more about a career in journalism. Professional journalists, including WSIU's Jeff Williams, will offer hands on workshops, panel discussions and more. Sign up for free by February 20th and find more details in today’s almanac.
Saturday Feb 24th/10:30am-3:30pm/SIU Communication Building.
Email: nabjsiuc@gmail.com Website: nabjsiu.wixsite.com

 In Olney, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges will host a series of FAFSA Nights to support students and families navigate changes in the new FAFSA form. The next event is tomorrow at Olney Central College from 4 to 7 p.m. in Wattleworth Hall Room 205.

The Annual Love at the Glove Art Show event returns to the Surplus Gallery on Friday, February 16th from 6-9 pm. Local Artists and SIU Students will display their art pieces to attendees. There will be food, drinks, and an Open Mic. Along with tons of art, there will also be live drag performing adaptations from SIU professor Rafael Frumkin's Book.
Artwork will have Adult themes. For more information visit Surplus Gallery on Facebook.

Stay Connected
Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.
seasonal leaves

WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.