Commentaries

Thursday Commentary
12:43 pm
Thu June 7, 2007

The Orphans

Antique baby pictures used to creep out the visitors of Nan Graham's daughter, Molly.

Wilmington, NC – Fans of antique shops, Nan Graham and her daughter, Molly, picked out an oversize photograph of Kemp Battle, president of UNC in the 1880s. It was proudly hung over Molly's couch, terrorizing visitors for years.

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Thursday Commentary
1:12 pm
Mon June 4, 2007

Running Low on Resources

Commentator Andy Wood discusses Earth's dwindling resources.

Wilmington, NC – Commentator Andy Wood has been watching water tables in his yard and studying a bit of history, and has pieced together a little framework to help understand how we keep coming up resource-short.

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Thursday Commentary
2:19 pm
Thu May 31, 2007

Fales House

Charles Boney

Architect and commentator Charles Boney observes the end of Preservation Month.

Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney reflects back on Preservation Month and ponders where we go from here.

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Thursday Commentary
4:17 pm
Tue May 29, 2007

Deer

Guilty

Garden Commentator Barbara Sullivan talks about how to keep deer from spoiling all the fun.

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Thursday Commentary
4:50 pm
Thu May 24, 2007

Wedding March

Commentator Nan Graham recalls a bizarre wedding.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham takes a look back at some of the more interesting weddings she's witnessed.

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Thursday Commentary
11:20 am
Thu May 24, 2007

TV or Not TV

Commentator David Hill seeks to banish Shakespeare to the vast wasteland. "TV or not TV?" - That is the question.

Wilmington, NC – I have colleagues and even some friends who claim we shouldn't let television baby-sit our children. To those people I say, "Television does not baby-sit our children. It may keep them occupied for hours, too numb to wreck the house, but it won't open their Cheetos."

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Monday Commentary
12:43 pm
Thu May 17, 2007

Poetry Slam in the Port City

All this week WHQR is highlighting the winners of a recent poetry contest sponsored by UNCW's Watson School of Education.

Wilmington, NC – All this week WHQR is highlighting the winners of a recent poetry contest sponsored by UNCW's Watson School of Education.

The poets are winners of what's called a "poetry slam." It's a competitive arena where poets take to the stage to perform their work with points given for both writing and performance.

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Monday Commentary
12:32 pm
Thu May 17, 2007

Poetry Slam in the Port City

All this week WHQR is highlighting the winners of a recent poetry contest sponsored by UNCW's Watson School of Education.

Wilmington, NC – All this week WHQR is highlighting the winners of a recent poetry contest sponsored by UNCW's Watson School of Education.

The poets are winners of what's called a "poetry slam." It's a competitive arena where poets get on stage to perform their work with points given for both writing and performance.

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Monday Commentary
9:05 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Poetry Slam in the Port City

All this week WHQR is highlighting the winners of a recent poetry contest sponsored by UNCW's Watson School of Education.

Wilmington, NC – All this week WHQR is highlighting the winners of a recent poetry contest sponsored by UNCW's Watson School of Education.

The poets are winners of what's called a "poetry slam." It's a competitive arena where poets take to the stage to perform their work with points given for both writing and performance.

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Monday Commentary
1:51 pm
Mon May 14, 2007

Poetry Slam In The Port City

All this week WHQR is highlighting the winners of a recent poetry contest sponsored by UNCW's Watson School of Education.

Wilmington, NC – All this week WHQR is highlighting the winners of a recent poetry contest sponsored by UNCW's Watson School of Education.

The poets are winners of what's called a poetry slam. It's a competitive arena where poets take the stage to perform their work, with points given for both writing and performance.

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