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Stateside: WSU’s vaccine mandate; Free Press podcast; historic Coldwater theater survives pandemic

Wayne State University
Paulette Parker
Michigan Radio

Today on Stateside, a number of Michigan universities are mandating vaccines ahead of the fall semester. We'll talk to the president of Wayne State about how his school decided it was the right move. Then, a new podcast from the Detroit Free Press brings Detroiters’ voices and perspectives to the week's biggest news stories. And, a conversation about how one of the state’s oldest theaters is getting creative during the pandemic. 

Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

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With rise of delta variant, Wayne State president says need for vaccination mandate is clear

Stateside’s conversation with Dr. M Roy Wilson.

  •  Dr. M. Roy Wilson is the president of Wayne State University in Detroit.

New Free Press podcast captures the sounds, voices, and stories of Detroit

Stateside’s conversation with Cary Junior II.

  •  Cary Junior II is a host of the new weekly podcast at the Detroit Free Press called On the Line. 

Community support and a little creativity helped historic Coldwater theater survive 

Stateside’s conversation with Christine Delaney.

  •   Christine Delaney is executive director of Tibbits Opera Foundation and Arts Council.

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