Monday, April 14, 2014

Episode 4.8

Ian Dangla interviews director Giovanni Ortega, who directed the Claremont College’s Theatre Department’s recent Medieval Mystery Plays. Later, Anna Shepard presents the second installment of "This Claremont Life," this time focusing on the military as an alternative college experience.

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Episode 4.7

Middle school students from Fremont Academy in the city of Pomona share their stories on themes of friendship, school, and family in a project by Pomona Partners, a mentorship program by the Draper Center for Community Partnerships at Pomona College, made possible by the Mellon Elemental Arts Initiative. The KSPC Poetry Program presents the poetry of Ellie McElvain, a rising comedian and Scripps College senior whom you might recognize from Monday Night Live, which airs Mondays at 10pm on KSPC.

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Episode 4.6

Ann Kirkpatrick investigates Google Glass and interviews Media Studies Professor Tom Connelly at Pomona College. Sergio Rodriguez discusses activism and undocumented students with Aviva Chomsky.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Episode 4.5

The Interchange presents The College Lowdown. This podcast is produced by Della Anjeh, a QuestBridge Scholar at Pomona College, with help from other Quest Scholars at Pomona. The College Lowdown aims to be a resource for low-income college students and first-generation college students across the nation, and to encourage more dialogue about class and privilege at colleges and universities. After just nine episodes, The College Lowdown has achieved impressive popularity, with over 200 likes on their Facebook page.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Episode 4.4

This episode focuses on creative writing. Starting off, the KSPC Poetry program highlights poet and Pomona College student Helen Jun. Then, we hear a humorous essay, "Young and Dumb," from comedian Ellie McElvain at Scripps College. Later, Ian Dangla and Anna Shepard act out a short radio play, "The Phone Call From Hell." Finally, revisiting last semester, Bottom Line Theater presents original radio play, “The Robot Killer.”
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Monday, February 24, 2014

Episode 4.3

Arielle Zionts unpacks the recent controversy at the Claremont Colleges surrounding fraternity Kappa Delta and the “America” themed Pub party hosted this past Wednesday. Later, Anna Shepard interviews Patrick Michaels, a critic of the federalization of science and the current climate change narrative. Then, the Interchange rebroadcasts my interview with Maddy Ruvolo, president of the Disability, Illness, and Difference Alliance at the Claremont Colleges. A transcript of that interview is now available below the cut.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Episode 4.2

For the premiere of the new feature, "This Claremont Life," Anna Shepard and Arielle Zionts explore the theme of Parents, with three stories from students discussing their moms and dads. Later, Ian Dangla speaks with Randy and Caitlin Lopez of local theater company Ophelia’s Jump, as the company announces their upcoming season and their new partnership with the Claremont Colleges Theater Department. Finally, the KSPC Poetry Program features the work of poet Andrea Frias.