Listen to a Story

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.

Ben Perez, director of Campus Access Services talks about his childhood, how he became disabled, and how that impacted coming out.

Getting Over My Childhood

Ben Perez is the manager of UC Berkeley’s Campus Access Services, providing services that make it possible for everyone with disabilities to participate in university-sponsored non-course-related programs and activities. In this episode, Ben shares stories from his childhood and talks about how he became disabled, and his coming-out journey.

Cal NERDS Cindy Barrios recently graduated with a degree in Molecular Biology. She talks about her research, the value of her education, and the STEM gender gap.

STEMinists Unite!

Cal NERDS Cindy Barrios recently graduated from Cal with a degree in Molecular Biology. In this episode of Windows and Mirrors, she talks about her current research, the value of her education as an undocumented immigrant, and her the gender gap in STEM fields.

Thomas Manglona is a 3rd year Media Studies major. He is from the Island of Rota, discussing his life back home, addressing misconceptions of his ethnicity that he has faced, and his interest in news reporting. This is his story.

Sharing the News

Meet 3rd-year undergraduate Thomas Manglona, who is from the Island of Rota, discussing his life back home, addressing misconceptions of his ethnicity that he has faced, and his interest in news reporting. This is his story.

2018 graduate Justin Loew shares his thoughts on his four years at Berkeley.

Graduation Reflections: Justin Leow

Graduating senior Justin Leow, talking about his experience at Cal, his time as the podcast producer for the channel, and his plans for the future. This is his story.

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.