Episode 4: Ryan Liu Interview

Share: For the first ever interview on Let’s Talk, host David welcomes Board of Trustee-elect Ryan Liu. With the recent success of his campaign, Liu discusses his time going door-to-door, communicating with voters unfamiliar with PCC’s Board of Trustees, and what campaigns look like today vs. decades prior. Follow:

Episode 2: Oscars 2024

Share: After The Courier took home awards this past Saturday, host David is joined by co-video editor Dante and staff writer Gabriel to discuss this year’s Oscars ceremony. Topics include Oppenheimer sweeping with a whopping seven wins, Jonathan Glazer’s speech, and why Crash is one of the worst Best Picture winners in history. The audio version will be published soon.   YouTube:   Follow:

Episode 1: Voter Guides and Local Elections

Share: On the first episode back from winter break, host David is joined by News Editor Seamus to discuss civic engagement, local elections and a project that The Courier worked on with local newspaper LAist to inform local voters about who’s running in the election on March 5. Races covered include Pasadena Mayor, Pasadena City Council and Pasadena City College Board of Trustees. See the voter guides here, on the LAist website: https://laist.com/news/politics/voter-game-plan Audio used with permission of LAist / 89.3 FM Audio: Follow:

Episode 11: Missing Textbook Waiver

Share: After PCC took away the $200 textbook waiver previously offered to all students, hosts David and Sol, alongside editor-in-chief Samuel, discuss what it was like writing The Courier’s editorial. Additionally, they go over the semester’s best stories Audio version: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2fRWzaU2YIhl6F0INkCRxL?si=01543c63d6724acf   Video version: Follow:

Episode Nine: Transferring

Share: 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: Follow:

Episode Eight: Validation

Share: 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       Follow: