Listen to a Story

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Since many of our initial impressions of people come through how they look - cosmetic, culture, race and identity, for example - we've chosen to have each storyteller remain anonymous. In order to capture authentic stories with no interpretation, we do not guide the storytelling, nor do we do major editing to the conversation. We do though clean up a bit with light editing.

rofessor and faculty adviser Jean Retzinger, of the Media Studies Department, and third year Media Studies undergraduate Karina Candela, discussing the importance of creating a personal relationship between student and faculty. These are their experiences

Building Students-Faculty Relationships

Professor and faculty adviser Jean Retzinger, of the Media Studies Department, and third year Media Studies undergraduate Karina Candela, discuss the importance of creating a personal relationship between student and faculty.

The Operations and Finance Coordinator for the Basic Needs Security Committee on campus talks about his own battle with food insecurity.

The Struggle of Food Insecurity

The Operations Coordinator for Cal's Food Pantry and the Finance Coordinator for the Basic Needs Security Committee on campus talks about his own battle with food insecurity.

Windows and Mirrors podcast Episode 4 - Resist

Resist

In Episode 3, of Windows and Mirrors, we talk with a 4th year student who is leveraging his university experience to help educate and inform the residents of his home town.

Windows and Mirrors podcast Episode 3 - Kintsugi: Piecing Life Together

Kintsugi: Piecing Life Together

In Episode 3, we talk with a 4th year Psychology student describing here experience at Cal, as it resembles the art of Kintsugi - piecing life together.

Graphic art of an undocumented student wondering about the future.

Resistance Through Persistence |Produced by Justin Loew

In Episode 2, we talk with an undocumented 5th-year Mechanical Engineering student, who details his struggles with courses, finances, finding resources and fitting in.

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Beginning at the End | Produced by Evan Sheahan

In this inaugural podcast, two UC Berkeley students - one a second year and the other a recent graduate, discuss the importance of stories and share their own.