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The Daily Trojan's weekly news podcast. Tune in for conversations with DT reporters about the latest USC news and interviews with individuals making waves within the USC community. Hosted by DT podcast editor Natalie Bettendorf.
||CleanStudent Tensions Against Engemann Rise||Last week, six former students who identify as gay or bisexual filed a lawsuit against a campus men’s health doctor for sexual harassment. Natalie talks with news editors Sasha Urban and Andrea Klick about student reactions to the news. Music by...||2/26/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUSG 2019 Election Results||In this special episode, Natalie follows USG beat writer Daniel Hahm to Tuesday night's meeting, where winners of the USG presidential and senatorial seats are announced. Music by Joakim Karud.||2/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSwitching it Up: USC’s HBCU Exchange Program||News Editor Sasha Urban joins Natalie to talk about USC’s exchange program with Howard University through the Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs. He discusses the program’s founding and its students’ experiences. Music by Joakim Karud||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUSG: A Year in Review||USG elections are approaching quickly, but the term isn't over yet. What are the issues that candidates can be expected to run on later this semester? Senator Michaela Murphy breaks down key moments the current term. Music by Joakim Karud.||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFraternity Rush Season||This week, Natalie talks with news editors Mia Speier and Andrea Klick about changes to fraternity rush. What makes this year’s Greek recruitment different from past years? They also discuss the processes of reporting on Greek life at USC. Music by...||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpringing Forward||Spring semester and a new calendar year are upon us. In the first episode of this season, new host Natalie Bettendorf is joined by Editor-in-Chief Allen Pham and Associate Managing Editor Karan Nevatia. This week, they discuss the application process...||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHigh Frequency: Viet Thanh Nguyen||Karan talks with University professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen for this season’s final episode of General Education. Nguyen will start teaching at USC again next semester, after being on sabbatical leave. They discuss the...||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHigh Frequency: Willow Bay||Karan sits down with Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism Dean Willow Bay, as the first in our High Frequency series, featuring interviews with prominent figures on campus. Music by Joakim Karud.||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElection Day Special (w/ Vote 'SC)||Karan sits down with Vote ’SC co-founder Eleonora Viotto to discuss how the campaign has worked to bring as many students to the polls as possible on Election Day. After listening to the episode, make sure to go vote! Music by Joakim Karud.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Other Gameday Playbook||Reporter Sasha Urban joins Karan to explore how law enforcement and security agencies come together to maintain safety at every USC home football game. Sasha discusses how officials ensure that the games run smoothly and any disruptions are dealt with..||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInside the Daily Trojan Pt. 2: The Importance of Visuals||Photo Editor Emily Smith and Video Editor Jonathon Xue join Karan this week to explain what makes up the multimedia section of the Daily Trojan. What does it takes to create the photos and videos that readers see every day, and why are they important...||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEngemman Attempts to Rebuild Trust Pt. 2||Mental health is a prevalent issue for students at USC. Many have found the Engemann Student Health Center’s services inadequate for their long-term needs. Online editor Eileen Toh explores how the executive director of mental health services for...||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInside the Daily Trojan: Exploring the Editorial Process||Karan is joined this week by Chief Copy Editor Breanna De Vera and Associate Managing Editor Tomás Mier to take you behind what you see on our front page. We discuss every step in the Daily Trojan editing process, from how editors ensure the...||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBen Shapiro’s USC Debut (ft. Young Americans for Freedom)||The incendiary conservative speaker Ben Shapiro is coming to USC on Thursday. On this episode of General Education, Natalie Bettendorf sits down with Abel Aguilar, the recruitment chair for the Young Americans for Freedom, who sponsored the event....||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Community Uprooted||News Editor Kate Sequeira is in the studio to discuss her feature on the evictions of residents living on the 1100 block of Exposition Boulevard. Music by Joakim Karud, Bensound and Kevin MacLeod.||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow the L.A. Times Investigated USC (ft. Matt Hamilton and Harriet Ryan)||We sit down with Los Angeles Times reporters Harriet Ryan and Matt Hamilton to discuss how they and other Times reporters worked to break multiple stories about USC. The Times has broken stories about several top University employees, including former..||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEngemann's Attempts to Rebuild Trust||In this week's special episode, we're giving listeners an in-depth look at Online Editor Eileen Toh's story on how the Engemann Student Health Center is trying to rebuild trust in the aftermath of revelations that former campus gynecologist George...||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCampus Clubs and Mental Health||Digital Managing Editor Terry Nguyen and Multimedia Editor Jonathan Xue join Karan Nevatia for this week's podcast. They discuss clubs students can get involved with at USC, and talk about recent changes to the University's mental health services....||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's on Wanda Austin's Syllabus?||School’s back in session and syllabus week has begun with a new interim president at USC’s helm. Daily Trojan Editor-in-chief Allen Pham and Managing Editor Eric He join Karan in the studio this week to discuss their vision for this semester at the.||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Whole New USC||As students begin to return to campus, they're coming to a USC that has changed greatly this summer. Host Karan Nevatia is joined on the first episode of the second season of General Education by sports reporter and columnist Julia Poe and features...||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5||News Assignments Editor Eileen Toh and Chief Copy Editor Rowan Born join host Karan Nevatia and producer Jonathon Xue to talk about Springfest and the USC memes page. Music by Joakim Karud.||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4||This week: a special sports episode of the General Education podcast. Daily Trojan sports editor Trevor Denton tells us about USC baseball, spring football practice, and the state of soccer in Los Angeles.||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3||This week features a discussion on student activism, Wi-Fi issues at USC and a new physical food pantry on campus. Music by Joakim Karud.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2||Listen to learn more about record-breaking USC admissions statistics, the March for SC campaign and the announcement of Oprah as USC Annenberg’s commencement speaker. Music by Joakim Karud.||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1||Introducing "General Education"—the Daily Trojan news podcast as essential as your other GE's. Hosted by news editor Karan Nevatia, each episode takes on the week's top stories. Featured this week: an interview with President Nikias regarding DACA....||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Switching it Up
So important to inform wider USC community about exchange program with Howard University. Might Non African American students be interested in experiencing this exchange?
A must-listen for usc students
This is the type of content journalism students should be producing.
One of my favorite podcasts, GE is a must listen!