In this dank holiday episode of the BBSC, we interview a few guests about their substance abuse of choice and discuss the end of the world.
This week we have Dr. Daniel G. Nocera, a Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University. In this lecture entitled, “The Global Energy Challenge: A Moral Imperative for the University” DR. Nocera discusses how the earth must provide energy to 6 billion new energy consumers in the coming decades while combating the existential threat of climate change.
This week on The Rostrum we sit down with Sean Pica, Executive Director and a founder of Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison. This organization connects incarcerated people with a college education, life skills and entry support to positively impact theirs lives and communities. We discuss why these programs are important, the problems in are carceral system and how students can get involved.
On this episode, the gang discusses conspiracy theories with former comedian and current conspiracy theorist, Mac Arthur.
This week The Rostrum sat down with Austin Waters, a senior at the U, about the Lowell Bennion Center’s service trips known as “alternative breaks.” This past Spring Break Austin led one of these trips to Los Angeles to promote awareness and prevention of HIV and AIDS.
Andrew Hayes speaks with students Lenny Liechty, Heidi Qin, Erika Anderson, and Max Wright about the LGBT+ experience at the University of Utah and what it means to be a queer student in the modern age.
The gang interviews a bunch of new friends they met on the 311 cruise, including s lovable musician named Soda Pop.
Anthony Scoma, Theresa Nielson, Christian Hartshorn, and Jonny Nee discuss the long history of U.S. universities protesting unjust federal laws and policies. They report on the university protection of escaped slaves, Japanese students during WWII, draft resisters during the Vietnam War, and how this relates to the ongoing fight for undocumented and Muslim students in the modern day.
Music: “Hands Off!” by Material Support