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Episode 15: Interview with Amber about Romantic Relationships

Episode 15: Interview with Amber about Romantic Relationships

June 13, 2022

This episode was made on behalf of Mi Casa, a student success program for a cohort of students who plan to transfer to four-year universities. We are interviewing students to learn more about their varied experiences. In this episode, we interview Amber, a LSC-North Harris student who talks about her experiences with romantic relationships.

Highlights of this episode include:

  • 3:04-4:59: Mike, her fiance whom she met when she was 16.
  • 5:00-8:13: Elias, with whom Amber had a child.
  • 8:14-11:12: Narcissistic behavior by Elias.
  • 15:24-17:37: Amber's relationship advice for her daughter.
  • 19:16-21:36: Amber's romantic relationship to other young women.

The music is "Trappin" by Shinrabanshô and is used with permission.

Episode 14: Interview with Julie from Puerto Rico

Episode 14: Interview with Julie from Puerto Rico

May 3, 2022

This episode was made on behalf of Mi Casa, a student success program for a cohort of students who plan to transfer to four-year universities. We are interviewing students to learn more about their varied experiences. In this episode, we interview Julie, a LSC-North Harris student originally from Puerto Rico.

Highlights of this episode include:

  • 1:41-2:38, 3:12-3:46. "My father is an amazing person."
  • 4:37-6:06. Christmas in Puerto Rico, which is "the longest in the world".
  • 7:39-9:48 . Life in Houston compared to Puerto Rico.
  • 10:43-12:29 . "I want to become a cardiologist." Julie has very personal reasons for choosing this medical specialty.

The music is "Trappin" by Shinrabanshô and is used with permission.

Voices of Migration: Frankie

Voices of Migration: Frankie

November 1, 2021

Voices of Migration is a podcast series by Mi Casa, a student success program for a cohort of students who plan to transfer to four-year universities. To elevate and share student voices during Hispanic Heritage Month, we have interviewed students who have experienced migration.

This episode features Frankie, a student who migrated around the United States while her father served in the US Coast Guard. Highlights of this episode include:

  • 1:04-6:08: "I'm a military brat."
  • 6:45-8:10, 13:30-15:39: the effects of moving frequently while a child.
  • 9:35-11:32: the loss of Spanish, the heritage language of her family.

The music is "Trappin" by Shinrabanshô and is used with permission.

Voices of Migration: Sergio

Voices of Migration: Sergio

November 1, 2021

Voices of Migration is a podcast series by Mi Casa, a student success program for a cohort of students who plan to transfer to four-year universities. To elevate and share student voices during Hispanic Heritage Month, we have interviewed students who have experienced migration.

This episode features Sergio, a student from El Salvador. Highlights of this episode include:

  • 0:55-1:55: the importance of his father.
  • 2:25-5:35: crossing the border at the age of twelve.
  • 4:00-4:06: "I was there in a cage for three months."
  • 9:59-13:28: throwing money at the Salvadoran government doesn't help Salvadorans.

The music is "Trappin" by Shinrabanshô and is used with permission.

Voices of Migration: Fatima

Voices of Migration: Fatima

November 1, 2021

Voices of Migration is a podcast series by Mi Casa, a student success program for a cohort of students who plan to transfer to four-year universities. To elevate and share student voices during Hispanic Heritage Month, we have interviewed students who have experienced migration.

This episode features Fatima, a student from Mexico. Highlights of this episode include:

  • 3:14-4:35: the experience of learning English.
  • 5:15-7:48: Catholicism and the Virgin of Guadalupe.
  • 8:48-10:02: her love of working with children.

The music is "Trappin" by Shinrabanshô and is used with permission.

Voices of Migration: Mike

Voices of Migration: Mike

November 1, 2021

Voices of Migration is a podcast series by Mi Casa, a student success program for a cohort of students who plan to transfer to four-year universities. To elevate and share student voices during Hispanic Heritage Month, we have interviewed students who have experienced migration.

This episode features Mike, a student from Jordan. Highlights of this episode include:

  • 0:45-1:43: choosing an "American name"
  • 1:45-3:02: an immigrant's responsibility to assimilate
  • 3:09-4:45: American ignorance of world geography
  • 5:10-7:35: moving to the UAE in middle school
  • 6:09-9:40: graduating with a chemical engineering degree, only to discover that it was useless
  • 9:57-13:32: immigrating to the US meant stability
  • 13:32-14:35: America is a land of tolerance and freedom
  • 15:15-18:20: Admiration for his parents
  • 21:08-22:32: advice to college students--be more social

The music is "Trappin" by Shinrabanshô and is used with permission.

Episode 9: LGBTQ+ Student Needs

Episode 9: LGBTQ+ Student Needs

March 5, 2020

On this episode, David and Prof. Allison Wright interview student Elenor Manuel to discuss LGBTQ+ student needs and concerns. The music is "Trappin" by LSC-North Harris alumnus Shinrabanshô. It is used with his permission.

Episode 8: Food Scarcity

Episode 8: Food Scarcity

February 19, 2020

Prof. Erin Ranft, overlord of the CAT-5 Cupboard food pantry on the North Harris campus, visits to talk about food scarcity on campus. 

The theme music at the opening and closing of the episode is "Trappin'" by LSC-North Harris alumnus Shinrabanshô.

Episode 7: Reading, Prisons, and Punishment.

Episode 7: Reading, Prisons, and Punishment.

February 14, 2020

Bruce and David record a conversation after a 9-month absence. They talk about reading Barely Missing Everything by Matt Mendez and The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Reflecting on these, they consider prisons in Texas and the purposes of the criminal justice system.

Episode 6: Free Speech and the Campus Newspaper

Episode 6: Free Speech and the Campus Newspaper

May 17, 2019

David and Bruce talk with Gean Garcia, managing editor of North Star News, about his experiences writing and editing for the campus newspaper. You can contact Gean at Gean.L.Garcia@lonestar.edu.

The theme music at the opening and closing of the episode is "Trappin'" by LSC-North Harris alumnus Shinrabanshô. It is used with his permission.

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