Hosted and produced by KCPW’s Emily Means, ‘In the Hive’ is a half hour, weekly show that looks at the issues and ideas that tie the greater Salt Lake Valley together. Tune into KCPW Thursday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at noon to hear stories of people across the Wasatch Front.

Will Utah abolish the death penalty?

Today on the show: A renewed attempt at abolishing the death penalty emerges at the Utah Legislature. Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, leads the charge with HB379, which would prohibit the state from seeking the death penalty for aggravated murder committed after May 7, 2018. Two years ago, Froerer supported the death penalty. House Speaker Greg […]

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“Bad Faith” letters and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today on the show, a Utah legislator proposes a bill to address what he views as an attempt to make money off the Americans with Disabilities Act. Provo Republican Rep. Norm Thurston explains the impetus for HB115; Leslie Francis, distinguished professor of philosophy and law at the University of Utah, talks about the basis for […]

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Medical marijuana research and legislation

Today on the show, we talk about what’s happening on Utah’s Capitol Hill relating to medical marijuana. Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem, has a limited proposal allowing terminally ill patients the “right to try” cannabinoid products; and Karen Wilcox, Professor and Chair of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Utah, talks about the effects of […]

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The intersection of art and activism

Today on the show, we’re looking at the convergence of art and activism. Jorge Rojas, Utah Museum of Fine Arts Director of Education and Engagement, talks about making art to present a message of protest; Ella Mendoza and Jorge Arellano of the Nopalera Artist Collective discuss community resistance and resilience through art; and the Utah […]

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Utah’s air quality and your health

Today on the show: it’s inversion season again. The public weighs in on how Utah’s air quality has affected their health and lifestyles; and Drs. Anne Kirchhoff and Judy Ou from the Huntsman Cancer Institute discuss research they  have in the works on the impact of air quality on the lungs of childhood cancer survivors. […]

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