Episode 10

In this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I talk about the people who’ve known me since birth. My family is a unique bunch of people who I sometimes get frustrated with, but I love them.
To continue this family episode, I sit with my older brother Daniel in the second half to talk about his work with people experiencing homelessness.

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Episode 9

In this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I discuss television and how it has evolved over the years.
For the second half of this episode is I sat down with my friend Olivia. As she is finishing up her degree in Catholic Studies this spring quarter, we explore her interest in the faith from her first connection with Catholicism to her current attraction for learning more about it.

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Episode 8

In this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I explore the concept of America as a Christian Country.
For the second half of this episode I sat down with my friend Steph. As she is a production major in DePaul’s CDM school, we discuss movies and their impact.

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Episode 7

In this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I rant about my frustration with people I interact with in public spaces. From people who simply can’t walk down a hallway to drunk Cubs fans on the Red Line, my life does not need to be made more difficult by these people and yet it is.
For the second half of this episode I sat down with my friend Elise. She tells me all about her love for the world of Accounting and gives advice about how to handle your money.

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Episode 6

In this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I discuss how music can be a tool to bring people together. While it was something that simply brought my family together, it can also be used during difficult times to bring Americans together to fight for issues we value.
For the second half of this episode I sat down with my friend Danielle. We explore her past education and discuss what she hopes to do with her current educational endeavors. As well, she provides a little advice to those considering higher education.

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Episode 5

In this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I discuss hot topics in politics and the different sides to such conversations. These topics include Global Warming, Abortion and Sex Education.  The second half of this episode is from a pre-recorded conversation from February 15, 2017. “The virtual world of video games is a fascinating one and my friend Jacob Fragoso discusses how it drew him in since the beginning. As a game design major, he discusses different types of video games and what single-player focused games means to him.”

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Episode 4

In this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I discuss how I learned to define friendship through the many mistakes I made with people who used me. The second half of this episode is from a pre-recorded conversation from March 2, 2017. “Public Education in America is quickly changing with the current political administration. Listen as I sit down with my friend Justine and we talk about how these changes are effecting the work she is doing. But most importantly, we discuss how her future is being affected by these changes and how she feels about it.”

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Episode 3 (Live)

In this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I discuss hypersensitivity in America. Specifically how Christian America was over-reacting to a “gay couple” in the new Beauty and the Beast live action film.
The second half of this episode is from a pre-recorded live conversation in front of my podcasting class from January 31, 2017. “As the Super Bowl is an event coming up this weekend, Ben and I discuss sports. As well, we talk about how the mixing of sports and politics.”

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Episode 2

On this segment of People, Politics and Pop Culture, I discuss the state of America with the current Trump Administration’s plans for cutting down the budget. America as we have known it for the past 8 years is quickly changing, I think, for the worst.
The second half of this episode is a pre-recorded conversation from January 23, 2017. “Our world as we know it is starting to waste away in front of our eyes despite our current government leaders not thinking that’s the case. I sit down with my friend Katie to discuss her interest in Environmental Studies and her concerns for the planet. We discuss Native American Customs and America’s rich landscape.”

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