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It’s “Unprepared Week” at BreakThru Radio, so BTR’s Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis hit the streets to ask people about times when they felt unprepared and how they handled those situations.
This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people whether they prefer warm or cold weather.
According to a recent survey, the average first date in New York and Washington, D.C., is over $150. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people what they think to be an appropriate amount to spend on a first date.
This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people whether the ring needs to be given back after an engagement is called off.
For years, Chicago residents have used furniture, toys and all manner of things to save their parking spots after clearing them of snow. Recently, however, the city banned the saving of public parking spaces. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people to share whether or not they believe it is appropriate to save a parking space with a placeholder after shoveling the spot out.
This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people whether they think men or women take more selfies and shares the finding of a recent study on the topic.
This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people how they prefer to celebrate Valentine’s Day, whether it be with gifts, or nights out — or even nights in.
Shonda Rhimes, the creator of Scandal, has been reported saying that it is impossible for women to have it all — that if there is success in one area of life, another area is lacking. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people if they believe women can have it all. People share their opinions on balancing work, careers, and relationships as well as whether they believe it’s possible for women to have it all.
This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people what things they think should never be skimped on. People share their opinions about what they believe is worth extra time, money, or attention.
Michael Anderson, coach of the Arroyo Valley High girl’s basketball team in California, has been suspended for three games after his team beat their competition with a score of 161-2. Anderson has been accused of ‘poor sportsmanship’ for allowing the gap in points to be so wide. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people if they believe the coach should have been suspended, and whether they think there should be a limit on scoring in high school sports.
This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser talks with people about New Year’s resolutions. People talk about the resolutions they have made and whether or not they have kept them. Others share why they do or do not believe in the practice of making resolutions.
Serial, a podcast spun off from This American Life, released its first twelve episode season over the course of fall 2014 and quickly became one of the most downloaded podcasts in history. Hosted by Sarah Koenig, it shares a true story, unfolding the details week by week. Season one shares the case of Adnan Syed who has been in jail since he was found guilty for the murder of his girlfriend in 1999, yet still maintains his innocence. Using her background in investigative journalism, Koenig looks into the details of the case and shares them over the season, trying to find the truth. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks Serial listeners whether it the show exploits a tragedy or seeks justice.

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