The Trend

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The Trend is where we discuss ideas, challenge assumptions, and meet new people. Host Cass Herrington delves into issues that reflect and impact the place we live. Topics range from serious to light-hearted, always with the intent to discover, inform, and engage.

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Myanmar's recent flood killed and left hundreds with no food, shelter or medical care; the ongoing Syrian war has caused hundreds to seek refuge in international soil; ISIS attacks Paris.

What's our role, and why should we care? 

Paola Marizan,  Samantha Horton and John Gibson discuss with experts and some who were affected by international catastrophes, how the Tri-State is connected.

Trend- Elections and Veterans

Nov 16, 2015

Trend- Global Crossroads

Nov 6, 2015
Mallorie Cloum / WNIN

We had a full studio for this show,  including soap-making, food, inclusion and the Latin Grammy nominated mariachi band Flor De Toloache.  

They're all part of the Global Crossroads Culture and Music Festial in New Harmony on Saturday.

Trend- Demographics of Wealth Launch

Oct 30, 2015

The concept of the American Dream is that anyone can thrive financially if they're willing to work hard. Now, a groundbreaking, provacative series of essays from researchers with the St. Louis Federal Reserve challenges that concept.  Fill out your Financial Health Scorecard and help us track the financial health of the Tri-State.

Trend-IU Med School groundbreaking

Oct 23, 2015
Steve Burger / WNIN

On a historic day in Evansville, local and state leaders gathered to note the groundbreaking for the downtown campus of the Indiana University Medical School- Evansville. This Trend program is a replay of parts of our live broadcast of that event.