Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Video posted October 8, 2020 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report, Ariel Simpson

This year October 12 marks the celebration of Columbus Day for some states -- including Pennsylvania. But more states and cities are now recognizing Indigenous Peoples' Day. Ariel Simpson reports.

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Ariel Simpson

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Ariel Simpson is a senior from Columbus, Ohio, now relocated to Bristol, Pa. She is majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in sociology and is working towards her certificate for the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. For CommRadio, Ariel serves as an analyst and on-air personality host. She is the co-founder of the very first—and only—all-female NFL podcast on CommRadio, Gridiron Girls, now developed into an all-sports live talk show. Outside of CommRadio, Ariel is the sports editor for the student-run multimedia outlet The Underground. She is also a news anchor/reporter for Centre County Report.  Ariel was also a previous intern at the local radio station B94.5 and is currently working as a part-time producer for State College’s ESPN Radio 1450. She hopes to be a sports reporter based out of Cleveland after school. To contact Ariel, you can email her at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).