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Have You Seen Molly?
(Jan 07, 2014) Play Dowanload

Have You Seen Molly? is 30-minute a documentary, produced by Jonathan Kohut, James Loftus, Crista Pillatieri, and Ari Schneider-Gans. The documentary is about the psychedelic drug (also known as MDMA or ecstasy); its rise in popularity from a usage standpoint; and how it became a staple at raves and concerts. Also, psychologists, users, and law enforcement discuss why the party drug is such a unique and destructive drug throughout the documentary.

Online Dating? There's an App For That
(Dec 30, 2013) Play Dowanload

"Online Dating? There's an App For That," is a documentary produced by WGLS-FM members Ellen Hardy and Alyssa Sansone, that gives an inside look into the world of online dating; the good, the bad and all the craziness in between. The program features interviews with online dating experts, representatives from dating sites including and, and college students that have experienced the burgeoning trend.

Narcotics: Undercover
(Jan 02, 2013) Play Dowanload

Narcotics: Undercover is a documentary about the growing problem of narcotics in two different areas and the effects they have. We compared the use of narcotics in the City of Camden, New Jersey and a town called Springfield to see the differences in location and use. The team conducted man on the street interviews to get an idea about the understanding of college students on the dangers of narcotics and the different locational crimes. Produced by Christian Abelaira, Diana Deren, Landon Jones.

Heroin High
(Dec 31, 2012) Play Dowanload

When you think of high school, you picture lockers slamming, papers ruffling and maybe even a little bit of learning. But beneath the surface lies the growing epidemic of students using and becoming addicted to dangerous drugs. Heroin High, a documentary produced by Joe Mineo, Allie Volpe and Rob Zettlemoyer, explores the ways adolescent drug use has affected high school life in South Jersey.

The Facts of Autism
(May 17, 2012) Play Dowanload

The Facts of Autism takes a deeper look at autism. We discuss the five different types of autism: Classical, Aspergers, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, Rhetts, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. We speak to professionals in the field, students with autism, and a mother raising an autistic child. Locally produced by Matt Nelson, Josiah Duffy and Arielle Reamer.

RU On Board: Examining the Rowan/Rutgers-Camden Potential Merger
(May 15, 2012) Play Dowanload

The documentary focuses on informing the public about the proposal to merge Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden in order to create an impressive, new comprehensive university - one of just two research institutions in the state and one that will include both a medical school and a law school. Locally produced by Rob Cunningham, Dan Morgan and Sam Gordon.

Smoking: Unfiltered
(Dec 22, 2011) Play Dowanload

The 30 minute documentary, Smoking: Unfiltered presents the facts about cigarette smoking. With an emphasis on college students, we dissect why people become heavily addicted to nicotine, what is the average age of a person begins to smoke and how state governments have stepped in to help educational institutions curb cigarette smoking on their campuses. Locally produced by Christina Maxwell and Phillip Blandino.

Life After the Classroom: Starting a New Life
(Dec 21, 2011) Play Dowanload

Simply put, college is what you make of it. You can go to parties, skip class, and enjoy the night life of college. Or, you can go to class, get good grades, and set yourself up for a promising career. If you are a student of the latter, then this documentary is for you. Life After the Classroom: Starting a New Life demonstrates the many organizations and resources that you can take advantage of as Rowan student. Locally produced by Glenn Schulz, Joe Wilson, Jamal Moore, and Sarah Johansen.

Sleep, Study, Repeat: But What's Your Body Saying In Between?
(Dec 19, 2011) Play Dowanload

A locally produced documentary produced by Elizabeth Loshikian and Jhasmine Allen detailed how most college students don't lead healthy lifestyles because of the demanding work load their educational lives bestowed upon them. Aside from school work and studying, another reason why college students don't lead healthy lifestyles is because of partying and drinking. The documentary covered the health factors involved with not properly taking care of your body and the long term consequences.

Under Pressure
(May 16, 2011) Play Dowanload

No one ever said college was easy, but handling the workload varies from student to student. "Under Pressure" illustrates the stressors college students face, its root causes and ways of coping. Producers: Jason Brown, Shane Donahue, and Kathy Paterson

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