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Why Did Russia Attack The 2016 Election? This Week's Whirlwind Offers New Clues

A pyrotechnic week of geopolitical intrigue has yielded new clarity about the whys and wherefores of the Russia imbroglio, including one insight straight from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Why did Putin order the campaign of "active measures" that have been directed against the United States and the West since before the 2016 election? There appear to be many reasons, but the latest one to break through may be how strongly Putin feels the United States had been waging such a campaign...

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WJAB's Ted Dixie and WJAB's Chief Engineer, Michael Morns, interviewed Nakeya Hall, AAMU Head Softball Coach at the Alabama A&M University Bulldog Club Annual Breakfast. They discussed Hall's accomplishments as a Coach and the accomplishments of the team.

For more information on Hall's achievements, please click here.

WJAB's Ted Dixie along with WJAB Chief Engineer, Michael Morns, interview Dylan Howard, AAMU's Men's Interim Head Basketball Coach at the Alabama A&M University Bulldog Club's Annual Breakfast. They discussed what to expect for the upcoming season.

For more information on how to join the Bulldog Club, please click here.

Alabama A&M University President, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. provides updates on the University and discusses University events with Host Erica "Fox" Washington. 

Congratulations to the Spring 2018 Graduation Class of Alabama A&M University!

2018 Spring Commencement Friday, May 4, 20186 p.m.Von Braun Center Propst ArenaSpeaker: Honorable Anthony Daniels 

 

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J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College held its graduation on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Von Braun Center South Hall 2.

Alabama A&M University President, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. was the speaker.

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Happenings

Unity Concert 2018

Jun 21, 2018

Unity Concert 2018

June 23, 2018

6 p.m.

Von Braun Center - Concert Hall

Tickets available at the VBC Box Office for $28 and $25 or at www.ticketmaster.ccom

 "Bring the unity together for love" Bishop Edwards & Minister Fred Whitlow II. A night of High Praise, Annointed Worship, Southern Quartet, Urban Praise and the Inspirational DJ Sam Smite!

The 4th Annual Microwave Dave Day is scheduled for June 24, 2018 in downtown Huntsville on Washington Street. The event will run from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. with multiple stages and nine local bands with Microwave Dave and the Nukes closing out the festivities. Donations from the day go to the Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation furthering their mission -"Supporting Music Education in North Alabama."

SUGGESTED EVENT DONATION - $10.00
PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT - The Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation 

The Alabama STEM Education will host the 2018 STEM Summer Fun camp on the campus of Alabama A&M University! 

Alabama STEM Education is offering this fun, learning experience to 30 middle and high school students. The camp begins June 4th, 2018 and last until August. Registration in $350 per month which includes meals and field trips. For more information, please contact (205) 436-2107.

Join the Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Alabama A&M Alumni Association as they host the Spring Day Party "Fedoras and Fascinators" on March 24, 2018 from    4 - 8 p.m.   

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Music

Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds was in a hotel lobby somewhere in Asia when he first saw a modern version of a player piano. This particular one was tapping out The Beatles' "Yesterday."

New music is always in season on Thistle! This week it's all about the albums that have been gathering in our North Carolina and Scottish mailboxes just waiting for an hour of your time. Included in this week's show are Dylan Foley, 14-year-old Iona Ritchie, The Bevvy Sisters, and Dougie MacLean.

Jazz has always been a music of continuum, its secrets passed down across generations. Benny Green is a shining embodiment of this process: A pianist originally inspired (and eventually endorsed) by mid-century modernists like Oscar Peterson; An apprentice to two of the music's greatest mentors, Betty Carter and Art Blakey; A conservationist of the bebop idiom, and a joyful guardian of its lexicon.

Made in America, an annual music festival founded by Jay-Z and produced by Live Nation, may be forced to leave its home on the streets of Philadelphia as of 2019.

The office of mayor Jim Kenney told reporters on Tuesday that the festival's signature location in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art was causing problems for the city. Jay-Z and other festival organizers have fired back, saying that the event's site is being moved without discussion, and that the mayor's office made its plans public without first informing the festival.

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