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November 16, 2021 00:15:58
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TV Theme Songs (Salia Hovanec)

On this episode of the QC Podcast, Salia Hovanec sits down with her friend Brendan to discuss an often overlooked genre of music: TV theme songs. From a thematic guessing game, to a look at theme songs that capture the tone of shows such as Cowboy Bebop and Mad Men, Salia and Brendan take a look at what makes these songs tick. Photo Credit. By Evert F. Baumgardner – National Archives and Records Administration. – https://web.archive.org/web/20071226081329/teachpol.tcnj.edu/amer_pol_hist/thumbnail427.html, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=109987635 ...

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November 09, 2021 00:18:04
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Steven Universe (Nathalie Avalo)

On this episode of the QC pod, Natalie Avals talks about how the animated television show Steven Universe teaches lessons on mental wellness. From magical musical numbers, to grounded scenes of dialogue, Natalie takes us through her journey with a show aimed at teaching kids and young adults lessons on mental health, relationships, and supporting emotional intelligence. Photo Credit. By Cartoon Network, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=59644984 ...

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May 10, 2021 00:36:21
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The Stock Market (Ivy Huang)

This spring, stock market investment took America by storm. It’s never been easier to invest (and lose) money trading without understanding what is happening. In this episode, the QC Pod’s Hanme Cho sits down with Prof Ivy Huang (Accounting and Information Systems) to learn about the stock market. Photo Credits. Gotfryd, Bernard, photographer. Gold market NY Stock Exchange. United States New York New York State, None. [Between 1975 and 1985] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020734259/. ...

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May 03, 2021 00:24:54
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David & Xavier Talk NBA

In this episode of the QC Pod, David Middleton discussed professional basketball with Xavier George talk professional basketball. Credit. Harris & Ewing, photographer. Basketball. United States, 1936. February 8. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016882053/. ...

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April 26, 2021 01:00:07
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Undergraduate Research (Zakari & Evans)

In this episode of the QC Pod, Sidd Malviya interviews Zahra Zakari (Biology) and Cherice Evans (Chemistry) about the craft of research, and opportunities for undergraduates who are interested in doing research. Producer Eden Ayala. Photo Credit. Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Lowe, Jet, photographer. Thomas A. Edison Laboratories, Building No. 2, Main Street & Lakeside Avenue, West Orange, Essex County, NJ. New Jersey Essex County West Orange, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/nj1220/. ...

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April 05, 2021 00:22:41
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Why Do We Love True Crime? (Harold Schecter)

The QC Pod’s Eden Ayala explores our obsession with the true crime genre. What is it that captivates people? She engages these questions in an interview with True Crime author and Queens College Professor Harold Schechter. Photo Credit. By Oslo police – Torgersen-saken, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=83378187 ...

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