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Westminster Ties. Ep 3. Joseph White

Joseph White, senior, listen to him talk about his future as a rapper.
November 25, 2020

Join our hosts Annessa Shively, and Anna Fregene as they talk with, WCA Senior, Joseph White about his Westminster experience, faith journey, and future as a rapper. This story was originally published...

Oddballs Ep. 6: Candi Cane Cooper, animal whisperer

Oddballs Ep. 6: Candi Cane Cooper, animal whisperer
November 24, 2020

Candi Cane Cooper is an animal communicator who has been able to talk with animals through telepathy to help with their physical conditions, behavioral anomalies, or just have a chat about the world's...

Westminster Ties. Ep 2. Mr. Murphy

Listen to Mr. Murphy, junior math teacher, talk about some of the things he has done.
November 24, 2020

Join our hosts Ian Gilbert, Abby Johler, and Logan Mann as they talk with, WCA Math Teacher and Parseltongue Co-Creator, Mr. Murphy about some of the languages he has created and what the process of creating...

New podcast covers equity, the AP classroom and more

In the debut episode of MacJournalism's new podcast,
'Real Talk" panelists insist that celebrating our differences is awesome but grouping us by them is not
November 20, 2020

 On the first episode of Real Talk, host Javier Vela is joined by Mac Student Leaders Emily Arndt and Bobby Currie (all members of the student equity panel that spoke to teachers in August), as well...

Our Footprint Ep. 6: The new age of tech

Our Footprint Ep. 6: The new age of tech
November 19, 2020

After centuries of unsustainable industrialization, a tech company whose mission is to fight climate change seems almost too good to be true. But, Ecosia, an innovative, new search engine that plants...

Students concur with, adjust to recent ban on indoor dining to avoid infection risk

Even if the ban on indoor dining was lifted, U-High students believe it is too unsafe during the pandemic and people should consider other options before dining inside.
November 17, 2020

U-High Midway · Winter Dining While many restaurants only sat customers outside during the summer, colder temperatures begin to pose problems for Chicago’s dining scene. As the city heads into winter,...

Pandemicast: Return to Remote

Pandemicast: Return to Remote
November 17, 2020

Ft. Kade Martin and Natalie Webb Intro Music: Stealth Groover by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License This story was originally published on...

No Camping Ep. 6: Toxicity in gaming

Gamers communicate with each other while playing their favorite games.
November 12, 2020

Trigger warning: This podcast contains mentions of suicide. Toxicity has always been a huge problem in gaming. And with the recent events regarding the suicide of popular streamer Reckful, and the...

Nearby filming fan discusses ‘the strange things’ behind ‘Stranger Things’

Sitting at a computer recording with guest Ireland Holman who lives in Atlanta, Georgia, reporter Rusty Joe Gonzales covers the Netflix original series
Entertainment reporter Rusty Joe Gonzales interviews Georgia resident Ireland Holman for a behind-the-scenes look at the filming and set of hit Netflix series 'Stranger Things'
November 6, 2020

What's it like to live near an avidly used, and secretly adored television set? Ireland Holman brings us behind the scenes from an outsider's perspective in Atlanta, Georgia, where popular Netflix...

History’s Forgotten: Episode 1 – Charlotta Bass

Sitting down to record the first episode of
Student journalists discuss impact of actual first vice presidential nominee woman of color
November 4, 2020

In this Episode:  With Joe Biden’s announcement of Kamala Harris as his Vice President pick, many consider her the first woman of color to be nominated as vice president in history, but this...

Oddballs x Our Footprint Ep. 5: A vote for the planet

Oddballs x Our Footprint Ep. 5: A vote for the planet
Three teenage activists take the world stage in the fight for a cleaner environment
November 3, 2020

Aneesha Rompally, Purva Bommireddy, and Iris Duquesne are all youth climate activists that have devoted themselves to make our planet a more sustainable home. This crossover episode between Oddballs...

Pandemicast: Vote of Confidence

Pandemicast: Vote of Confidence
November 2, 2020

Ft. Portia Lenczowski and Nate Ostdiek Intro Music: Stealth Groover by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License This story was originally published...

Backyard Ghosts podcast explores paranormal

In the image above, ghosts linger behind a red backyard fence.
Collin County ghost hunter reveals adventures in tracking down unexplained experiences
October 30, 2020

What's it like to be an exterminator of things that go bump in the night? In this podcast episode, host Kalyani Rao interviews JJ Jensen, founder of the local paranormal investigation team TexPart...

No Camping Ep. 5: Esports in high school

No Camping Ep. 5: Esports in high school
October 29, 2020

As esports grow in popularity, organizations such as Generation Esports and PlayVS work to implement esports into a high school setting. Join hosts David Su and Sean Liuli as they interview Ben Gerber,...

Oddballs Ep. 4: The “Purple Lady”

Oddballs Ep. 4: The
October 27, 2020

Sandra Ramos, better known as the Purple Lady, is one of several individuals that have devoted their lives to their favorite color. However, unlike the others, Sandra is a self-proclaimed witch, activist,...

A Conversation with Andrea Mendoza About the Changing Social Sciences Curriculum

More stats DHS Press Pro Unlimited 30 followers30 112 tracks112 This episode Sonal and Andrea Mendoza from the LCPS Social Sciences Department sit down to talk about the new changes to the social sciences curriculums to be more culturally inclusive.
October 27, 2020

This story was originally published on DHS Press on October 16, 2020.

Our Footprint Ep. 4: International Bird Rescue

Our Footprint Ep. 4: International Bird Rescue
October 23, 2020

"A bird that has been oiled, coming into care at the right time, can be fully washed and rehabilitated and released and live a very happy life." Often when talking about climate change, the...

Seniors prepare to go to polls, eager to represent youth vote

U-High seniors are eager to vote in this year's presidential election.
October 22, 2020

When asked about their feelings in regard to the upcoming presidential election, seniors responded with adjectives like “worried,” “terrified” and “hopeful.” While these seniors are clearly...

No Camping Ep. 4: Working in the esports industry

No Camping Ep. 4: Working in the esports industry
October 15, 2020

Esports is currently one of the largest growing industries in the world. But contrary to what most people think, the industry is more than just the players. Join hosts Sean Liuli and David Su as they...

Our Footprint Ep. 3: Shopping green

Our Footprint Ep. 3: Shopping green
October 14, 2020

Fast fashion is the world’s second-largest polluter. Every year, hundreds of thousands of clothes are thrown in landfills to be decomposed into waste. But, just as fast as fashion trends come and...

Oddballs Ep. 3: “The Man Who Quit Money”

Oddballs Ep. 3:
October 13, 2020

Daniel Suelo, more commonly known as the man who quit money, trusts that "money only exists if two or more people believe it exists." Following this mindset, Daniel has spent the last 20 years of his...

Prepcast Episode 3: Black at Gulliver Prep (feat. Bianca Corgan ’16 and Jonathan Ubalijoro ’17)

The Prepcast cover art, hosts Julian Concepcion and Paulino Mercenari.
October 2, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/user-950058360-439313180/prepcast-episode-3-black-at-gulliver-prep-feat-bianca-corgan-16-and-jonathan-ubalijoro-17 In this special episode of the Prepcast, hosts Julian Concepcion...

Oddballs Ep. 2: An eccentric explorer

Oddballs Ep. 2: An eccentric explorer
September 30, 2020

A soap opera, a surprise bombing, and an island with a volcano: these are just a few of the incredulous sights Chuck Adams has seen. This episode is all about Chuck and his adventures through 11 different...

CavsChat: Viral – Episode Three

We have heard from teachers, now it is time to hear from the students! Stay tuned to find out how students felt about their first day of distance learning.
September 29, 2020

Today’s episode, hosted by Chloe Grant and Gabriel Wagner, asks the question: So what now? We have our predictions, and on this episode, we have some interviews from our classmates as well! This...

Our Footprint Ep. 2: Turning a new leaf

Our Footprint Ep. 2: Turning a new leaf
September 24, 2020

In the last episode, we looked at how climate change is affecting the communities we live in. Whether it be through sinking land, statewide forest fires, or a pandemic, climate change is continuously...

CavsChat: Viral – Episode One

CavsTV's Gabriel Wagner and Chloe Grant take a dive into what reopening schools would mean for Gables students, staff and the surrounding community.
September 24, 2020

Coronavirus has caused a lot of difficulties with difficulties far beyond school campuses, join Chloe and Gabriel as they explore the pros and cons of returning to the traditional brick and mortar...

Pandemicast: Back in Session

Graphic created by Abby Schreiber.
September 23, 2020

Ft. Julian Hinrichs and Logan Wilson Intro Music: Stealth Groover by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License This story was originally published...

Unfiltered: accent inferiority complex

In this podcast, junior Hamsa Madhira talks about various socio-political issues, ideas and experiences that are personal to her identity as a South Asian and immigrant.
September 17, 2020

Hosted by junior Hamsa Madhira, this podcast talks about various socio-political issues, ideas, and experiences that are personal to her identity as a South Asian and Immigrant. This week, she will discuss...

Oddballs Ep. 1: Peculiar people

Oddballs Ep. 1: Peculiar people
September 15, 2020

The Oxford Dictionary defines the term "oddball" as a person who behaves in a strange or unusual way. This introductory episode of Oddballs, featuring guest speaker Dr. Gregg Henriques, is all about...

Our Footprint Ep. 1: Change in our communities

Our Footprint Ep. 1: Change in our communities
September 10, 2020

It's easy to brush off the urgency of global issues when they only seem like foreign threats. Sure, the ice caps in Antarctica are melting, but most of us will never experience that in our daily lives....

Pandemicast: Online Education

Graphic created by Abby Schreiber.
September 3, 2020

Ft. Camille Beaulieu and Katie Klemmensen Intro Music: Stealth Groover by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License This story was originally published...

Reap What You Sew

May 29, 2020

“Reap What You Sew” tells the story of a 17-year-old girl named Auva Soheili with a drive to fix social injustice around the world… through clothing! In 2019, Auva started her own clothing line,...

Seven Minute Civics: presidential power

President Trump on Dec. 20, 2018, signs the 2018 Farm Bill in Georgia while surrounded by national and state level officials.
May 7, 2020

How powerful is the president really? This story was originally published on N the Red on May 2, 2020.

Theatricult Episode 7: Passions to professions

Theatricult is a podcast devoted to the unseen magic of technical theater.
May 1, 2020

With the end of the school year nearing, many students have began to think more intricately about what they might want to pursue, a majority of them being pressured to pick something practical. However,...

Theatricult Episode 5: Relations and reliability

Theatricult is a podcast devoted to the unseen magic of technical theater.
April 7, 2020

Despite the name, not everything about technical theater is quite so technical — one of the lesser known, yet equally essential, steps to a successful production is to create connections with the...

Listen in: Lancers gain insight from life as first generation Americans

Both freshman Yasmin Hassan and sophomore Pooja Reddy are first generation Americans, both of their parents came to the Unites States in hopes of pursuing a better life for their children.
April 6, 2020

“There's this stereotypical thing where you don’t have a culture and you do have a culture. So there’s never really a right place to stand. I ‘d rather have my kids live how I live and see how...

QuaranTEENed – This is Just the Beginning

Listen for an in-depth look at JDS' new distance learning initiative in the midst of the COVID-19 quarantine.
March 18, 2020

Right now, the world is in the midst of a pandemic. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is quite literally taking the world by storm. States have been shutting schools down all across the United States,...

In Memory of Mo Ep4: The police, again

In this episode we are investigating the police, again.
March 13, 2020

In this episode we are going back to a path that seemed like a dead end. That's right, you guessed it: the police. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on March 12, 2020.

Speak to Silence: Junior Zoe Deyoung combats comparison

In a culture where only certain body types are accepted, many girls today feel inadequate and constantly compare themselves to others.
March 13, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/pwestpub/speak-to-silence-junior-zoe-deyoung-combats-comparison With a soft smile and slight roll of the eyes, junior Zoe Deyoung recited the commonplace quote, “comparison...

Theatricult Episode 4: The many faces of the mountain

Theatricult is a podcast devoted to the unseen magic of technical theater.
March 12, 2020

"The many faces of the mountain" is a textbook term that describes how technical theater can take a simple performance and transform it into an elaborate, intriguing story that is sure to be memorable...

The Weekly Wave Season 2 Episode 9 with Alyson Sullivan

MA Rep. Alyson Sullivan, a Republican in the Plymouth District, on politics
March 12, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan 28, Massachusetts State Representative Alyson Sullivan came to Abington High School and was interviewed by The Weekly Wave hosts Matthew Lyons and Aaron Johnson. Rep. Sullivan discussed...

Coyo-Tea Episode 3

On this episode, Howl Staff discusses the recent Coronavirus outbreaks in the county.
Crazy About Coronavirus
March 10, 2020

Editor-In-Chief Sagun Shrestha has a talk with junior Asma Tariq about the most recent Coronavirus outbreaks in Montgomery County and the misconceptions behind the widespread panic. Transcript: Sagun:...

Processing Minority Episode 4: Discovering cultural identity through music

This week's episode focuses on finding cultural identity through music.
March 9, 2020

Music can help influence all different kinds of cultures. Being an American and living here can be a huge opportunity. However, being away from your country of origin can be difficult. To combat this,...

Theatricult Episode 3: Risks and Responsibilities

Theatricult is a podcast devoted to the unseen magic of technical theater.
March 5, 2020

Technical theater is a very demanding job, as others’ lives often depend on it. This episode covers topics such as rigging, battens, and the orchestra pit, illustrating the many dangers that theaters...

TidePod Season 2, Episode 8: Black History Month Discussion with BSU

The TidePod, which was started in early 2019, is currently in its second season. Graphic designed by Valerie Wang.
March 3, 2020

In the eighth episode of the second season of the TidePod, we interviewed leadership members of RM's Black Student Union, or BSU, about Black History Month, which takes place during February. At RM, the...

In Memory of Mo Ep3: School Staff

This is a podcast dedicated to remembering Mohammed Othman. We investigate and look into his murder, while remembering his legacy.
March 3, 2020

 In this episode, we turn to Mo's trusted adults at Carlmont High School, which he attended. I interview Jake Messina, Mo's football coach. This story was originally published on Scot...

In Memory of Mo Ep2: The police

In episode two, I reach out to the Belmont Police Department to see what information we can get regarding this case.
February 25, 2020

 This is episode two on our mission to remember Mo. In this episode, I reach out to the Belmont Police Department to see what information we can get regarding this case. This story...

Theatricult Episode 2: The parts of production

Theatricult is a podcast devoted to the unseen magic of technical theater.
February 24, 2020

The production of any large show is a time of responsibility and pressure for anyone on the cast, orchestra, or crew. This episode elaborates on the various aspects of technical theater and how each...

Tyrone Junior Half of Local Rock Duo ‘Acid Rain’

Sophomore Dylon Weakland, along with his friend Brandon Russell has formed a rock duo called Acid Rain. Weakland plays bass with Russell on guitar and vocals.
February 18, 2020

Music has always been a cherished part of Tyrone High School's culture. Tyrone students have excelled in many successful musical endeavors like marching band, concert band, jazz band, chorus, and POPS....

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