Podcasts

By | Staff Photographer
March 24

The musical genre K-Pop—Korean popular music—is, according to the New Yorker’s John Seabrook, “an East-West mash-up,” in which boy/girl band performances of “mesmerizing synchronized dance moves, accompanied by a complex telegraphy of winks and hand gestures, have an Asian flavor, but the music sounds Western: hip-hop verses, Euro-pop choruses, rapping, and dub step breaks.”   

Today, K-Pop is internationally know. It’s global appeal is drawing in seemingly unlikely fans, including City College psychology major Almendrita Recio who describes herself as “raised in Sacramento very Mexican.” 

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By | Staff Writer
March 5

Equipped with only beat samples from his tablet, City College student and local rap artist Marlyn Hill, AKA Marz the Marzian, displays some of his musical prowess and discusses the motivations behind his art.

 

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By | Staff Photographer
Dec. 9, 2013

Some people play cards for fun. For the select few, it is a way to make money, win prizes and gain fame. Jacky Fu and his team do all of these. Attending various events nationwide, Fu brings his competitive spirit to any table he plays at.

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By | Staff Photographer
Nov. 20, 2013

City College’s Natisha Ram is torn between what she wants for herself and what her mother wants for her. Natisha comes from a family where arranged marriages are common, but Natisha wants to prioritize her education first. She struggles putting all her attention in her studies when she is the breadwinner in her family. Natisha finds herself putting the needs of her family first instead of her education and happiness.

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PODCAST: David Wyatt biology professor studies Ring Tail population
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April 26, 2013

David Wyatt is a City College biology professor who specializes in Ecology, and has been studying the Ring Tail population in the Sutter Buttes for 25 years. Professor Wyatt and Rosalinda Vizina, a biology major and one of Wyatt’s research assistants, are headed out to Sutter Buttes to capture and collar a new Ring tail after they found one of their other Ring tails dead.

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By | Staff Photographer
April 2, 2013

Day-by-day, college students face a variety of challenges that can affect their academic performance. Working the graveyard shift at FedEx, Taisha Washington says it takes extreme dedication just to get to school using public transportation after getting off work at 4 a.m.

What is your daily schedule like? How do you get through your day with all the cards (or lack thereof) that life has dealt you?

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