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WRFH/Radio Free Hillsdale 101.7 FM

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LeMay's Inferno: Episode 7: Death or Dishonor?

April 17, 2021 13:21 - 52 minutes - 72.6 MB

On August 9th, 1945, Japan received a crippling double-blow: the Soviet Union's entry into the Pacific War and the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. With the empire on its last legs and the whole world preparing to ensure her destruction, it is up to Japan's leaders to decide whether or not to stop fighting. To continue fighting would mean death, to surrender, dishonor. Which will the Japanese choose and how many more people must die before the final decision is made?

Total Bases: April 16, 2021: Musgrove & Rodon toss no-hitters and Bauer cheating rumors

April 17, 2021 00:08 - 22 minutes - 30.3 MB

Mark Moreno and Dom Pestritto of Radio Free Hillsdale discuss Joe Musgrove and Carlos Rodon's no-hitters, the rumors that Trevor Bauer might be messing around with baseballs, the hot start of the Red Sox, and much more.

A Fresh Perspective: The Democrats Power Playbook

April 17, 2021 00:06 - 20 minutes - 28.6 MB

Radio Free Hillsdale’s Ryan Young and Ben Wilson discuss the shocking testimony presented in the George Floyd case plus police fatality statistics. They analyze the recent Democrat proposals to stack the Supreme Court and ratify the Electoral College. Ryan also asks you whether you support term limits. Don’t miss this in depth episode of A Fresh Perspective!

The Right, the Wrong, & the Upside Down: April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021 19:00 - 25 minutes - 35.1 MB

The Right, the Wrong, & the Upside Down: April 15, 2021 by Student Content

The Poetry Pot: The Charge of The Light Brigade

April 15, 2021 17:42 - 2 minutes - 2.77 MB

The Charge of the Light Brigade, written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, is about a failed military action involving the British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War.

Marty & Stef in the Morning: April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021 13:11 - 44 minutes - 80.6 MB

Marty & Stef in the Morning: April 15, 2021 by Student Content

The Rest Is History: Week of April 11, 2021

April 15, 2021 12:16 - 22 minutes - 50.4 MB

Join Allison Schuster and Callie Shinkle as they take you through all the wildest events from this week in history! This week, learn about Napoleon as you never have before!

Law in Action: Non-Delegation Doctrine

April 14, 2021 22:00 - 11 minutes - 15.1 MB

Elliot Gaiser ('12) joins Josh Barker to discuss the Non-Delegation Doctrine as it relates to the Administrative State.

Over and Under: Pickles

April 14, 2021 17:58 - 1 minute - 2.07 MB

How many people consumed pickles in the US in the year 2017? Is it over or under 150 million? Listen here to find out.

Over and Under: Pickleball

April 14, 2021 17:58 - 1 minute - 2.07 MB

How much did sport of pickleball grow in 2020? Is it over or under 30 percent? Listen here to find out.

Nightcap: Reflections

April 14, 2021 17:15 - 22 minutes - 30.2 MB

Pull up a chair, grab a nightcap, and wind down—let's talk about your day! Ben Wilson, Isabella Redjai, and Victoria Marshall are three friends who have lived in the busy, bustling city of Washington, D.C. this past year, only to return to small town Hillsdale, Michigan to come together and discuss their college days. They encourage their friends and listeners to join in the conversation. Our friend, Stefan Kleinhenz, joins us again.

Freshman/Senior Interview: Regan Meyer

April 14, 2021 14:04 - 22 minutes - 30.9 MB

Freshman/Senior Interview: Regan Meyer by Student Content

The Loft: Season 3 Episode 12: New York, New Alabama, Fake News Reporters, & Ketchup Packet Shortage

April 14, 2021 01:28 - 23 minutes - 32.9 MB

Rachel and the Guys talk about a strange new court case, suing for marriage, as well as the unfathomably vapid Mrs. Sri Lanka contestants. Listen for vital news on how to handle the recent ketchup packet shortage, as well as perks for having been vaccinated! Finally tune in to hear some kids crying and the hosts trying to guess why!

The Virtual Voyage: King David's Lair: Splashing Through the Oasis of Ein Gedi (Part 1)

April 13, 2021 19:04 - 22 minutes - 31 MB

Join your tour guide, Abigail, for an adventure through the oasis of Ein Gedi, a nature reserve in the middle of the Israeli desert where there's more history present than just meets the eye (hint: this was King David's hideout). See some animals that are unique to Israel, hike up cliffs and through mud, and witness one of the most magnificent waterfalls that's 120 feet tall, all from your comfort zone!

Three in the Back: Mike’s Great Takes

April 13, 2021 18:36 - 43 minutes - 60.3 MB

Three in the Back: Mike’s Great Takes by Student Content

Mostly Sports: Season 3 Episode 9

April 13, 2021 02:28 - 22 minutes - 30.4 MB

Ian, Matt and Nolan talk about March Madness turning April Sadness, Best of the Best, and hear our hot takes on the best NBA playoff series!

Freshman/Senior Interview: Kathleen Hess

April 12, 2021 22:18 - 23 minutes - 31.6 MB

Freshman/Senior Interview: Kathleen Hess by Student Content

The Policy Corner: Banking Legislation

April 12, 2021 21:24 - 4 minutes - 5.51 MB

Josh Barker of Radio Free Hillsdale looks at two bills before Congress, SB 563, the Fair Access to Banking Act and, briefly, HR 166, the Fair Lending for All Act.

Charger Rundown: April 11, 2021: Kyle Kudla

April 12, 2021 21:22 - 21 minutes - 29.6 MB

Martin Petersen and Reagan Gensiejewski of Radio Free Hillsdale talk to linebacker Kyle Kudla about how he came to Hillsdale, the impact his coaches and teammates have had on him, the intensity he's played with in recent games, and much more.

Freshman/Senior Interview: Taryn Murphy

April 11, 2021 18:18 - 21 minutes - 29.7 MB

Freshman/Senior Interview: Taryn Murphy by Student Content

Treblemakers: Week of April 6, 2021

April 10, 2021 02:57 - 22 minutes - 30.5 MB

Treblemakers: Week of April 6, 2021 by Student Content

Scheherazade's Stories: The Sword In The Stone

April 10, 2021 02:56 - 5 minutes - 6.98 MB

This myth explores the origin story of the legendary King Arthur!

Total Bases: April 9, 2021: Tatis serious injury, Reds making noise & All-Star Week at Coors Field

April 10, 2021 02:53 - 22 minutes - 30.3 MB

Mark and Greg Moreno and Dom Pestritto of Radio Free Hillsdale discuss Fernando Tatis' injury and whether the Padres can survive it. They also take a look at the Reds' spirited play to start the season, the Astros' hot start, All-Star Week being moved from Atlanta to Colorado, and more.

The Right, the Wrong, and the Upside Down: April 8, 2021

April 09, 2021 02:51 - 25 minutes - 34.5 MB

The Right, the Wrong, and the Upside Down: April 8, 2021 by Student Content

The Poetry Pot: “The Village Blacksmith”

April 08, 2021 17:46 - 2 minutes - 2.79 MB

This poem is a close examination of the daily life of the village blacksmith. There is sorrow, there is joy, there is beauty. Through the hardships and the trials, the blacksmith moves onward through life while fulfilling his duties to his work, his children, and his Lord.

Law in Action: SCOTUS and the Census Citizenship Question

April 07, 2021 22:02 - 9 minutes - 13.1 MB

Josh Barker of Radio Free Hillsdale is joined by Elliot Gaiser to discuss the Supreme Court’s application of APA review in the case regarding the addition of the citizenship question to the US Census.

Freshman/Senior Interview: Jolene Estruth

April 07, 2021 22:00 - 23 minutes - 32 MB

Freshman/Senior Interview: Jolene Estruth by Student Content

Over & Under: Green Bay Season Ticket Lines

April 07, 2021 17:55 - 1 minute - 2.07 MB

In 2011, how long was the average wait to get season tickets to the Green Bay Packers? Is it over or under 1,200 years? Listen here to find out.

Over & Under: Wilson Footballs

April 07, 2021 17:54 - 1 minute - 2.07 MB

How many footballs does Wilson create per day? Is it over or under 3,000? Listen here to find out.

Nightcap: Snap, Crackle, Grandpops

April 07, 2021 13:47 - 22 minutes - 30.7 MB

Pull up a chair, grab a nightcap, and wind down—let's talk about your day! Ben Wilson, Isabella Redjai, and Victoria Marshall are three friends who have lived in the busy, bustling city of Washington, D.C. this past year, only to return to small town Hillsdale, Michigan to come together and discuss their college days. They encourage their friends and listeners to join in the conversation. Our friend, Anna Kate Ragan, joins us.

The Loft: Season 3 Episode 11: Dyeing Dogs and the Smartest Man the President Knows!

April 07, 2021 01:19 - 23 minutes - 32.2 MB

Rachel and the Guys talk about a new color of dog, as well as how much parmesan cheese the average person smokes. Also making an appearance is a runaway lamb! Looking for some internship opportunities? The Loft has you covered. Tune in for some learning and laughs!

The Virtual Voyage: Never Again: Remembering the Remnant at Masada (Part 3)

April 06, 2021 22:00 - 22 minutes - 30.7 MB

Come along with your tour guide, Abigail, to complete the tour of Masada, the abandoned Jewish fortress on a mountain in the middle of the desert. We'll answer some remaining questions concerning the authenticity of the site and why it means so much to some Jews and angers others before finally descending treacherous Snake Path and saying goodbye to Masada--a site associated with suffering, fortitude, and the desire for freedom.

The Policy Corner: House Resolutions on Foreign Elections

April 05, 2021 23:24 - 4 minutes - 5.5 MB

Josh Barker of Radio Free Hillsdale looks at two House Resolutions discussing foreign elections to in Belarus and Hong Kong, respectively.

Freshman/Senior Interview: Connor Daniels

April 05, 2021 21:09 - 22 minutes - 30.7 MB

Freshman/Senior Interview: Connor Daniels by Student Content

LeMay's Inferno: Part Six: I am Become Death

April 03, 2021 14:04 - 52 minutes - 72.6 MB

With the invasion of Japan inching ever closer, the US military has one last trick up its sleeve which it hopes will bring an end to the war. In the deserts of New Mexico, 200 yards over a bridge in the city of Hiroshima, and 180 yards above a Catholic cathedral in the city of Nagasaki, an unholy trinity of bombs will detonate and change the world forever, and all in the span of just three weeks. Join us for this, the sixth and penultimate episode of LeMay's Inferno, as we discuss one of the ...

Treblemakers: Week of March 30, 2021

April 03, 2021 14:03 - 22 minutes - 30.3 MB

Treblemakers: Week of March 30, 2021 by Student Content

Freshman/Senior Interview: Asa Hoffman

April 02, 2021 18:33 - 21 minutes - 30.1 MB

Freshman Abigail Snyder interviews senior Asa Hoffman to discuss his time at Hillsdale and pass on lessons learned to the next generation of Hillsdale students.

Total Bases: April 2, 2021: Lindor Signs Extension, Bellinger Out on home run, Twins have a Meltdown

April 02, 2021 18:27 - 22 minutes - 30.3 MB

Mark and Greg Moreno of Radio Free Hillsdale discuss Francisco Lindor's 10 year/$341 million extension with the Mets, and go over all the excitement of Opening Day, including Cody Bellinger having a home run get taken back, the Twins crumbling late against the Brewers, and much more.

The Right, the Wrong, and the Upside Down: April 1, 2021

April 02, 2021 18:23 - 25 minutes - 34.6 MB

The Right, the Wrong, and the Upside Down: April 1, 2021 by Student Content

The Poetry Pot: “After Apple Picking”

April 02, 2021 00:03 - 1 minute - 2.72 MB

“After Apple Picking” is a beautiful poem written by Robert Frost. The poem encourages the reader to go beyond what the eye reads. At first glance, one may think that this poem is only talking about apple picking. However, a closer look at the poem will prove otherwise.

The Rest Is History: Week of March 28, 2021

April 01, 2021 18:03 - 22 minutes - 50.4 MB

Join Allison Schuster and Callie Shinkle as they take you through all the wildest events from this week in history! Hear about Coke ... or pop ... or cola as you never have before!

Marty & Stef in the Morning: April 1, 2021

April 01, 2021 13:22 - 44 minutes - 40.3 MB

Marty & Stef in the Morning: April 1, 2021 by Student Content

Freshman/Senior Interview: Lauren Spears

April 01, 2021 01:40 - 23 minutes - 32 MB

Freshman Abigail Snyder interviews senior Lauren Spears to discuss her time at Hillsdale and pass on lessons learned to the next generation of Hillsdale students.

Freshman/Senior Interview: AK Daley

April 01, 2021 01:39 - 22 minutes - 31.2 MB

Freshman Abigail Snyder interviews senior Anna Katherine Daley to discuss her time at Hillsdale and pass on lessons learned to the next generation of Hillsdale students.

Law in Action: APA in Action & the DACA Repeal

March 31, 2021 23:32 - 11 minutes - 15.1 MB

Josh Barker of Radio Free Hillsdale is joined by Elliot Gaiser to discuss the Administrative Procedure Act and it’s application on the Trump administration’s attempt to repeal DACA.

Rep. Andrew Fink: March 29, 2021

March 31, 2021 13:12 - 22 minutes - 30.2 MB

State Rep. Andrew Fink joins WRFH to discuss the latest from Lansing and our communiuty.

The Loft: Season 3, Episode 10: Flat Earth, a Bear in a Hot Tub, and a Totally Not Haunted House

March 31, 2021 01:30 - 23 minutes - 32.9 MB

Join Rachel (even if just for a little while) and the guys as they discuss wild animals in domestic Jacuzzis, the conspiracy surrounding Flat Earth, and a woman trapped in the sewers. Tune in to listen to the creative learning process of the guys on the loft as they deconstruct Amy Schumer's comedy. How many siblings does Prince Charles have? Find out on this episode!

The Virtual Voyage: Never Again: Remembering the Remnant at Masada (Part 2)

March 30, 2021 22:20 - 20 minutes - 28.4 MB

Join the adventure on this week's episode of The Virtual Voyage as we continue our tour of Masada, King Herod's old summer palace which was turned into a fortress for the Jewish remnant who bravely held out against the Romans for many months. Find out how the story ended for these brave men and women as we also think about the significance of human freedom, even if it means the freedom to choose death.

Hans Aschim: How To Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost)

March 30, 2021 15:49 - 10 minutes - 18.6 MB

Author Hans Aschim talks with WRFH about his new book. this interactive book that shows how explorers have found their way around the planet for thousands of years. Read about the ancient Polynesians who tracked the stars and waves to sail precise paths through the ocean. Or the Age of European Exploration navigators who use compasses and dead reckoning to reach the New World. And learn the science behind radar and modern-day GPS satellites. Then discover how to do it yourself! With illustra...

The Policy Corner: Cutting Grants for Sanctuary States

March 30, 2021 03:34 - 4 minutes - 5.51 MB

Josh Barker of Radio Free Hillsdale looks at Sen. Marsha Blackburn’s (R-TN) proposal to cut federal DOJ grants to state and local governments who issue illegal immigrants drivers licenses or forbid cooperation between state & local and federal officials for immigration law enforcement.