8 episodes

Welcome to BlackBox! This is a podcast that facilitates discussion among a diversity of Black students at Northwestern University regarding a wide variety of topics.

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    • Society & Culture

Welcome to BlackBox! This is a podcast that facilitates discussion among a diversity of Black students at Northwestern University regarding a wide variety of topics.

    House Hunters - Wildcat Style

    House Hunters - Wildcat Style

    On episode 3, Freddie, Aaron and Alisa give their take on the best dorms on campus (2:07), the worst dorms on campus (32:10) and their experiences living off campus (44:55). Alisa opens up about her trauma from living in West Fairchild (9:30), and her stance on RAs (51:03). 

    • 52 min
    Party at XX Foster

    Party at XX Foster

    On Episode 2, Brittany, Frederick, and Aaron talk about their experiences with undergrad party culture (1:20), the time Brittany carried her friend all the way from Burger King to the fourth floor of Bobb (19:32),  their biggest irrational fears (22:50),  the time Aaron blacked out (29:00), and how hard is too hard to go on Dillo (37:46).

    • 46 min
    Hot Nerd Fall

    Hot Nerd Fall

    Welcome back! To start off the second season of BlackBox, hosts Brittany Henry and Ruth Teklu dive deep into Hot Nerd Fall (3:38) to celebrate their first last day of college (12:09), name their Top Three Megan Thee Stallion songs (26:37), and banter about Ruth's love for talk shows (32:56).

    • 39 min
    Football, Friends, and Blackness

    Football, Friends, and Blackness

    For our fifth episode, we talk to special guests Brian Bullock, Jesse Meyler and Jordan Thompson on their experiences as Black athletes at Northwestern with our hosts: Aaron Lewis, Brittany Henry and Ruth Teklu

    • 52 min
    Colonizers on Campus

    Colonizers on Campus

    For our fourth episode, we recap on a run-in we had recording our second episode and talk about our experiences with white people with our core four hosts: Aaron Lewis, Alisa Nazaire, Brittany Henry and Ruth Teklu.

    • 46 min
    My #TrueNorthwestern (Adjusting to College)

    My #TrueNorthwestern (Adjusting to College)

    For our third episode we talk about our experience with adjusting to college life with our key contributors: Ruth Teklu, Alisa Nazaire, and Aaron Lewis. In this episode, our guest speaker Afnan Elsheikh joins us!

    • 42 min

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