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Arts, Interrupted: October 11, 2018 - In this week’s episode of Arts, Interrupted, hosts Avery Friedman and Mike Watkins take a look at the resurgence of print in the art world — from music, to journalism and fashion. Despite the present trend of on-screen content consumption, we've seen a reprioritization of print among long standing publications and indie zines alike. Tune in as we chat with some of the young people working to maintain the art of print, and learn from a professor about the vaule of the tangible.
Listen to the episode on iTunes HERE.
The Daily Weekly: October 5, 2018 - This week’s episode of The Daily Weekly is part 2 of a 2-part series that looks at recruitment for job and internship opportunities out of the University of Michigan, as well as the actual work experiences themselves.In this episode, we hear from 4 students, each of whom has had a rather different experience in terms of their job or internship experience. We’ll get to hear a bit about their expectations and then what actually happened.
Listen to this episode on iTunes HERE.
The Daily Weekly: September 28, 2018 - This week’s episode of The Daily Weekly is part 1 of a 2-part series, in which we’ll be looking at recruitment at the University of Michigan — otherwise known as the job/internship hunt experience. We’ll be focusing this week on the resources students have for finding and securing these jobs. This, of course, varies dramatically across schools and colleges on campus. Host Jen Meer spoke to School of Engineering senior Justin Rogers, and LSA junior Lorraine Furtado about their job-search experiences. Additionally, Don Beckwithe, a career coach at the University’s Career Center, spoke with us about the work that he does and how the Career Center works to helps students. Lastle, Maya Goldman talked to students at the scene of an Engineering career fair to see how they felt about the process.
Biweekly, Mike and Avery will bring listeners the latest happenings in the creative world. With news updates, in-depth conversations and exclusive interviews, Arts, Interrupted is an excellent source for engaging and substantive content through the perspective of today’s students.
This first episode kicks of a series called, “Genre Bender,” a look into five music genres with various, often negative, stereotypes: jazz, trap, classical, country and punk. Through conversations with champions of these genres, Mike reveals what keeps them listening with the aim of increasing understanding of misunderstood music. In this first installment, we speak with jazz-enthusiast and College of Engineering senior Maya Shabbir about her love for the genre. If you're looking a jazz playlist to help you get into the genre, you can find a playlist curated by Maya Shabbir here.
Listen to the episode on iTunes here.
Note: Mike and Avery discuss the delayed release of Young Thug’s EP, On The Rvn, which has since been released.
The Daily Weekly: September 20, 2018 - On this episode of the Daily Weekly, we take a look at the sudden arrival of electric Bird Scooters on the University's campus. Host Jen Meer speaks to student Seth Allen, who is employed by Bird to pick up and charge the scooters overnight. Additionally, Jen speaks to Andrew Hiyama, a Daily News Editor who wrote an article about how the city has interacted with the unexpected arrival of Birds.
Listen to this episode of The Daily Weekly on iTunes HERE.
The Daily Weekly: September 14, 2018 - Welcome back to The Daily Weekly! In this first episode of the semester, Jen Meer and Colin Beresford find out what students are making of the end of Michigan Time and the renovation of the Michigan Union. LSA junior Yoav Jacob discusses his work as an EMT last game day, and Jazmine LaCaze, a senior in the School of Education, speaks about her work as a Black Welcome Week committee member.
The Daily Weekly: April 13, 2018 - On this week's episode of The Daily Weekly, Maya talks to Ian Robinson, the president of the Lecturers Employee Organization, about LEO's decision not to strike earlier this week, as well as their continued bargaining with the University. Then, Colin talks to Daily Staff Reporter Zayna Syed about students’ disappointment with how the mandatory Race and Ethnicity Requirement is carried out. Listen on iTunes or via Soundcloud below.
Arts, Interrupted: April 11, 2018: This week on Arts, Interrupted, we talk about the comeback kid of the music industry — vinyl records. We're joined by Daily Arts Writers and vinyl enthusiasts, Sean Lang and Mike Watkins. Watkins recently wrote about the Arts vinyl resurgence in Ann Arbor for The Daily. And make sure to stick around until the end of the episode for an interview with Herm Baker of Vertigo Music in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Daily Weekly: February 16, 2018 - Maya Goldman and Colin Beresford, along with Daily Staff Reporter Leah Graham, discuss the Lecturers' Employee Organization's bargaining with the administration. Jennifer Meer also spoke with Maria Malinowski, the VP of MUSIC Matters. Listen on iTunes here.