Sean Pica

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.

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Construction on Campus

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.

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Dr. Siegfried Hecker

This week on The Rostrum, we interviewed Stanford professor and world-renowned nuclear scientist, Dr. Siegfried Hecker. We discussed his visits to North Korean nuclear facilities, his work to secure ex-Soviet nuclear weapons, and the potential threats and promises of atomic power.

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Student Walkout At The U

This week we bring you coverage of the student walkout from January the 19th. The event was organized by the U’s Student for a Democratic Society to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump. The event was MC’d by Bryn Dayton. Speakers at the event include Christian Hartshorn of the SDS, Colin Green from the Student Clean Air Network, Theresa Nielson of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Juan Salazar from SOMOS and Shirley Reyes from the SDS.

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Students For A Democratic Society

This week on The Rostrum we interview Shirley Reyes and Bryn Dayton, members of the Students for a Democratic Society. The “SDS” is an activist group that was inspired by the civil rights movement and is concerned with equality, economic justice, peace, and participatory democracy. Currently, this group is working to make the University of Utah a sanctuary for undocumented students.

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