QC Pod

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The QC Pod is show about the people and projects of Queens College in the City University of New York.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Ann Powers

    Music journalist Ann Powers was a guest in The Knight News Visiting Journalists Series. Afterwards, she sat down with Jason Tougaw to talk music towns, the role of pleasure and love in music criticism, the racial politics of American music, her close encounters with Prince, Tori Amos, and ...

    03/08/2021

  2. Political Rage and the Media

    In this episode, QC student and Knight News journalist Samantha Galvez-Montiel interviews Media Studies faculty member Benjamin Strassfield about the Capitol Hill Invasion and America’s increasingly fraught political culture. Photo Credits. Irish peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I’ll cut away your parsnip. ...

    02/09/2021

  3. CUNY, Cutbacks, and Threats to Social Mobility

    We talk with Urban Studies professor Natalie Vena and pre-dentistry student Tiara Miller about CUNY’s social justice mission, what it has made possible in their own lives, chronic underfunding, and the future of this powerful institution of social mobility. Host Jason Tougaw. ...

    12/14/2020

  4. Learning about COVID19 with John Dennehy

    COVID19 has turned Queens College campus upside down. Fortunately, Queens College has expert virologist John Dennehy, QC biologist and head of the Dennehy Lab, to explain the virus to us. Our host, Hanme Cho, asks Prof. Dennehy about the virus, its epidemic, the vaccine, ...

    12/07/2020

  5. Life as a New York Journalist with Amir Khafagy

     In this episode of the QC Pod, we meet Amir Khafagy, freelance journalist and QC graduate with a B.A. and M.A. in Urban Studies from Queens College. Khafagy's writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Vice, Bloomberg, and City Limits. He's the recipient of The New Economics Reporting ...

    11/26/2020