Interview: Meg Young on surviving the China earthquake

Last week’s earthquake in China had a direct impact on one Middlebury College graduate. Meg Young was in the city of Chengdu when the earthquake hit, sending her running from the building crumbling around her. VPR’s Neal Charnoff spoke with Meg Young by cell phone about the earthquake.

The China Project

Performances on the Great Wall, language lessons, and city adventures. This summer’s trip to China for the Vermont Youth Orchestra was an eye-opening adventure, and a chance for students to write about and share their experiences through a partnership with the Young Writer’s Project. We hear from those students and from Geoff Gevalt, the editor of the Young Writer’s Project.

New Supreme Court Session

The U.S. Supreme Court begins a new session on Monday, and a few of the cases on its docket have Vermont ties. Vermont Law School professor Cheryl Hanna walks us through some of those cases. Also, the musicians of the Vermont Youth Orchestra take us along on their concert tour in China.