Listen to a Story
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.
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 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.
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.
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.