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PODCAST: Practicing martial arts

PODCAST: Practicing martial arts Discipline yourself with combat sports

Truong Phan January 21, 2021

How can training in combat sports benefit you, and what are the different styles within the broad range of martial arts?

PODCAST: New year, new me

'> PODCAST: New year, new me It's time to start thinking about a fresh start

Tishie Nyitray and Hannah Paine January 13, 2021

How can changing your mindset help you achieve your goals for this year?

PODCAST: 2020 Election Wrap-Up

PODCAST: 2020 Election Wrap-Up What do our hosts think of what happened?

Ahmed Ahmed, Kamiran Hinton, Jackson Bogan, and Rhamil Taguba December 10, 2020

How did Democrats and Republicans perform in the high-attention election?

PODCAST: Against standardized testing

PODCAST: Against standardized testing

Truong Phan and Kamryn Baldenebro December 8, 2020

Standardized testing is one of the worst experiences for almost every student. Why? And what can be done to improve how comprehension is tested?

PODCAST: Cyberpunk, delays, gamings release date obsession

PODCAST: Cyberpunk, delays, gaming’s release date obsession

Kamiran Hinton and Jackson Bogan December 3, 2020

With Cyberpunk delayed again, many are upset and raising concerns about the game's release. On the other side, people are concerned with the developer's perspective.

PODCAST: Discord Schooling

PODCAST: Discord Schooling

Hanae Furugaki and Farhad Yazdani December 1, 2020

The school lockdown has caused many students to feel lonely and isolated, but Discord allows for social interactions and unexpected connections with strangers and old friends during the quarantine.

PODCAST: Trusting Political Media

PODCAST: Trusting Political Media

Ahmed Ahmed, Kamiran Hinton, Jackson Bogan, and Rhamil Taguba November 24, 2020

Americans have become distrustful of the press. Why? And what role does the media have to play in this?

PODCAST: Girls’ Safety: The Dangers of Las Vegas

PODCAST: Girls’ Safety: The Dangers of Las Vegas The harsh reality of what females encounter in our community

Trigger Warning: This podcast contains discussion about domestic violence. As a courtesy, we wanted to let you know in case this is a personal trigger. In a dangerous world like ours, women often face...

PODCAST: The ethics, benefits of hunting

PODCAST: The ethics, benefits of hunting Sharpen your knowledge of the wilderness

Truong Phan November 6, 2020

During this episode, learn about the ethical implications of hunting, the reasons to take it up as a hobby, and more.

PODCAST: Buying, Selling in Virtual Markets

PODCAST: Buying, Selling in Virtual Markets Capitalism in the game world

Kamiran Hinton and Jackson Bogan October 22, 2020

Thousands of people engage in trading and manufacturing in digital worlds for in-game transactions or real-life money. What can actually be gained from these virtual economies?

PODCAST: Staying fit this school year

PODCAST: Staying fit this school year Amp up your fitness knowledge and exercise routine

With online school taking up a lot of our time, it can be hard to set aside time for exercise. However, it is certainly not impossible.

PODCAST: The one where they go to high school

PODCAST: The one where they go to high school Making and keeping friends in the transition from middle school

Gurleen Swaich, Juliana Borruso, and Kamryn Baldenebro September 17, 2020

Freshmen are often concerned with keeping their middle school friends, and are scared to drift away from them. We're here to tell you there's nothing to worry about!

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