With assistant lifestyle editor Ayden, David and Sol discuss Thanksgiving traditions and the history behind the holiday. Also, the three briefly give an update on applying to four-year universities. Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6pKrxF2mSYaWEAbs2NDTOZ?si=10d087189a4f4a9f YouTube:
Joined again by Machu, hosts David and Sol discuss what it’s like preparing for college applications. Is it worth getting a Bachelor’s nowadays, or is it more beneficial to immediately get a job? Topics include applying during high school, balancing multiple jobs, and moving out. Audio version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4MInYctwvYVlyf5NqIgrB5?si=ec6d6699fc2f4da8 YouTube:
After taking a brief hiatus, hosts David and Sol talk about the struggles of seeking validation. Who do we seek validation from, and why? Topics include showing responsibility to your boss, not socializing at a community college, and wanting validation from strangers. YouTube: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/32Cg5Pr1bcRye51jt133Er?si=0e674d552a7f4476
With 8 weeks to go out of 16, are PCC students feeling burnout from their classes? Hosts David and Sol are joined by new staff writer Jagger to discuss their struggles balancing classes with other responsibilities. Topics include not showing up to class, never ending TikTok feeds, and what can be done to prevent procrastination. Audio version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5tF9r0fvwCvTEukUsK04J7?si=63adb82f55b344b0 YouTube version:
It’s almost October 31st! Carve pumpkins with hosts David and Sol, and our editor-in-chief, Sam! Tune in for a quick de-stress and pumpkin carving as they chat about all things Halloween including exorcisms, horror movies, the spirit world, and eerie folklores. This week there is only a video edition of the podcast, due to its interactive nature! (Carving Pumpkins)
Following news of the attack on Israel, hosts David and Sol go over first reactions to the surprise attack carried out by Hamas. What led to the unexpected escalation in the Israel-Palestine conflict and how will this affect the rest of the world? Audio Version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4G78S8WiJ2stgP6Z36tL98?si=c3496ca1b50c4997 YouTube:
Hosts David and Sol discuss the risks of reporting in Mexico for both Mexican and American journalists. How is it that Mexico continues to be the #1 most dangerous place for journalists every year, and why hasn’t anything been done to change that? Link to Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/03/magazine/mexican-journalists-assassinations.html Audio version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4ttEpXRWEel2GXiJwpDtGW?si=0a42c73d5a7e4aa5 Video:
Joined by new staff writer Machu, hosts David and Sol discuss the ongoing fentanyl crisis and its longstanding impacts in the United States. Video version:
With editor-in-chief Samuel Valencia, hosts David and Sol weigh the pros and cons of online learning vs. in-person learning. Topics include high school on Zoom, working from home, and teaching yourself statistics without a professor’s help.
For the first episode of Let’s Talk Season 2, hosts David and Sol are joined by new staff member Lucca to discuss the mental health struggles of higher education. Topics include students returning to college years later, high school stress, and the need for a BA in today’s job market.