Real Thoughts with Dylan

November 13, 2017

Story #3 Script

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dylan @ 11:29 pm

This is Dylan Ferguson with your Siouxland News Update. In national news; Twitter users react negatively to Keurig’s pulling of advertising from Sean Hannity’s television show. Outrage occurred after the coffee brewer company pulled advertising from the popular Fox News show after host Sean Hannity expressed support towards Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct towards multiple underage women in the late 70’s. After the announcement from Keurig, users posted photos and videos of them destroying they machines with the hashtag #boycottkeurig. We spoke with Levi Swan about his opinions of the situation. (Quote) The CEO of Keurig has since apologized for making people choose sides.

In state news, the Iowa Music Education Association Conference is taking place this week. The annual music education conference will be taking place this Thursday, the 16th and runs through Saturday, the 18th at the Sheman Building on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames. Over 50 speakers will be presenting on several topics including band, choir, general music, best practices, and technology. In addition, Dr. Tim Hawkewich will be delivering this year’s keynote speech. Dylan Root, junior Music Education student spoke to Siouxland news about going to the conference. (Quote) In addition to presenters, dozens of vendors will be on-sight with instruments, sheet music, and other music supplies. The conference also coincides with the Iowa All State Music Festival, which also takes place at Iowa State University.

In local news, Morningside’s Greek Life Organizations brought back a long standing tradition. Representatives from Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Alpha Omicron Pi, and Acacia Fraternity brought back the Stand for the Cure fundraiser started by the now defunct fraternity Delta Sigma Phi. The fundraiser entailed representatives from each organization standing on a box for 24 hours per day during the week of Morningside’s homecoming in order to raise money for breast cancer awareness and research. The fundraiser was brought back by Morningside senior and Phi Mu Alpha member Bradley Davis with the help of Morningside’s Greek Council. He spoke to Siouxland News about why he decided to bring the box back. (Quote) By the end of the fundraiser, over $500 was raised for the June E. Nylen Cancer Center here in Sioux City.

That was your Siouxland News Update. I’m Dylan Ferguson.

1 Comment»

  1. Have you had any luck getting this recorded?

       fuglsang — November 19, 2017 @ 7:21 pm

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