Queer Happiness Happens Here
Whit Fuller, a queer trans masculine journalism student at the University of Utah, highlights experiences of queer joy and opportunities for connection and activism within the campus’s queer community. This episode focuses on the U’s own LGBT Resource Center and the support that’s available for queer students and queer students of color.
The Rhenick Podcast with Rhenick Edwards
The Rhenick Podcast is a personal, heart warming podcast that takes listeners through Rhenick Edward’s journal entries while growing up. You endure a lot of challenges through your 20's and Rhenick has created a place to connect and look at the world through the eyes of a different human.
Reede Nasser takes an in-depth look at the growing mental illness problem in Utah. This episode includes representatives from two Utah non-profits BAART and NAMI. Nasser sat down with three mental health and addiction experts to find out what treatment options are available for those who are struggling in Utah.
Figuring it Out
In this episode of Figuring It Out, Raegan Zitting explores studying abroad. She gets the inside scoop from a family of three who all studied abroad at different times and wouldn’t change their experiences for the world. She highlights the challenges, the highs, and how it changed their family.
In this episode of Yaige’s World, Paige Nelson interviews students on what they see as the most controversial issues they face. She then brings them together to find common ground on their differences.
The Political Climate in 2022
In this episode, Norm Schoff breaks down why the political climate seems so hostile these days. He talks with Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swenson about hate, vitriol, and the struggles of running an election in 2022. He also speaks with women on both sides of the political aisle about gerrymandering and the spread of misinformation.
Adapting to America
Jieun Oh introduces us to three international students who came to study in America from South Korea. She highlights the reality of international students and their experiences. She also addresses the advantages and disadvantages of studying abroad and shares their advice. Jieun hopes to spread hopeful messages for those dreaming of studying abroad.
Iranian Voices is a series devoted to giving Iranians the mic. Following the death of Mahsa Amini in September 2022, the people of Iran have waged a relentless revolution in spite of the violent repercussions they face every time they stand up to the Islamic Regime. Crystal Fraughton shares their stories and brings us up to speed on what’s happening in Iran.
Life At The University Of Utah
Camille Lee’s podcast is authentic, fun and raw. In this episode, she talks about all things life as a student at the University of Utah. From classes, to sports, to dorms, to Greek life. This podcast is a safe place, a place to lay in your pajamas and get real experiences about college life. No judgment, just advice, communication from the comfort of her bed to yours. College is scary! She’s here to make it a little less stressful.
The Language Barrier
Andrew Luras explores the advantages and disadvantages of teaching children in the U.S. to speak Spanish rather than English as their primary language. He interviews one family who thinks it’s the best way to ensure their child can speak both languages fluently.
Faith and Friendship
Welcome to an open and honest convo about struggles and joys we face as Christians
in college, and in this season of life. God is good! In this episode, Allison Stuart
sits down with her good friends Josh and Robby to talk about their faith stories and
how they hold each other accountable as best friends and roommates. One of her favorite
quotes from this episode: “I feel like I followed Jesus straight out of the womb”
Follow the podcast on Instagram @faithandfriendshippod
There are many cultures out there that pertain to specific activities, such as pro-gaming. In our first episode of Culture of…, Camille Lee, Minki Seo, and Allison Stuart explore what the culture of gaming is, by talking to three people from different walks of life, who share something in common, the love of gaming.
Figuring It Out - Episode 1
In Episode 1 of Figuring It Out, Rhenick Edwards, Raegan Zitting, and Jieun Oh dive into the unpredictable world of online dating. After hearing the horror stories students have endured around The U.... the team also discusses how dating has evolved and why college students are on a popular app.
Figuring It Out - Episode 2
Episode 2 of Figuring It Out focuses on the struggles of being in your 20s. People say your 20s are some of the best times of your life, but our 20s are also a time of a lot of anxiety and self-discovery. Rhenick, Raegan, and Jieun speak with people in their 20s to hear their concerns and advice for others.
Figuring It Out - Episode 3
On the third episode of Figuring it out, Jieun, Raegan, and Rhenick discuss the top clothing trends for fall and winter of 2022. They also elaborate on the rise of thrifting and get insight on the topic from a few special guests.
The Buzz - Episode 1
As a Salt Lake local you may have heard about the iconic weekly bike ride, the Nines. In Episode 1, Reede Nasser, Paige Nelson and Norm Schoff take an in-depth look at the good and the bad that has come from the 999 bike ride. From what weekly riders have to say versus the opinion of an ex-admin of the biking group’s Facebook page.
The Buzz - Episode 2
In Episode 2 of The Buzz, Reede, Norm, and Paige tackle the issue of abortion and how the recent Supreme Court decision effects the people of Utah. They heard from Utahns on both sides of the aisle, and got their opinions on what might be next for the state. They met with State Representative Jani Iwamoto, Planned Parenthood of Utah, the Utah Eagle Forum, and more! This is an episode you won't want to miss!
The Buzz - Episode 3
In Episode 3 of the Buzz, the team talks to experts and advocates to understand how climate change is affecting the Great Salt Lake. In addition, they focus in on what the fallouts are for Utah and what people can do to help inspire change. Tune in to find out more.
Roe And U - Episode 1
Welcome to Roe & U with Crystal Fraughton, Whit Fuller and Andrew Luras! Episode 1 is all about the women of the U — students, available resources, and their homebase: The Women’s Resource Center. For more information and resources, visit the Women’s Resource Center on Instagram @uofuwrc or on their website at womenscenter.utah.edu.
Roe And U - Episode 2
Women aren’t the only people impacted by Roe v. Wade being overturned. But you may not know it from the mainstream dialogue. In Episode 2 of Roe & U, we connect with the LGBT community about abortion, inclusive language, and reproductive justice at large.