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
It’s Presidents’ Day on the Big Bad Sad Cast this week! The gang discusses botched butt surgery, Donald Trump hosting SNL, and the dangers of chewing gum.
This week on The Rostrum we have Shireen Ghorbani, Associate Director of Communication and Organizational Development for Facilities on the U of U campus. She discusses the current state of construction projects on campus, why they are happening and what students can expect from the years to come.
This week we have Dr. Cagan Sekercioglu an ecologist, biologist, and nature photographer. In his lecture entitled ‘Why Birds Matter: Conserving the World’s Birds and their Ecosystem Services”, Dr. Sekercioglu discusses the important role birds play in the world’s ecosystems and examines what the decline in birds means for humans.