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Head Start is a biweekly news podcast hosted by Erin Slowey, editor-in-chief of The Daily Gamecock, and Ward Jolles, news director at WUSC-FM and SGTV, all of which are student-run media organizations at the University of South Carolina. The show tackles the biggest news topics in South Carolina, but focuses on the local angle with interviews and personal accounts from UofSC students, faculty and staff members.

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Head Start is a biweekly news podcast hosted by Erin Slowey, editor-in-chief of The Daily Gamecock, and Ward Jolles, news director at WUSC-FM and SGTV, all of which are student-run media organizations at the University of South Carolina. The show tackles the biggest news topics in South Carolina, but focuses on the local angle with interviews and personal accounts from UofSC students, faculty and staff members.

    Diversity and Discrimination

    Diversity and Discrimination

    Episode 2: Diversity and Discrimination
    On this episode of Head Start, Ward and Erin talk to two UofSC students about recent university decisions and how one student is making light of COVID-19. Xavier Peguese talks about his reaction to the university’s decision to implement a diversity module for incoming freshmen, and Will Hollerung talks about starting his own business with COVID-themed merchandise.

    Head Start is hosted by Erin Slowey, editor-in-chief of The Daily Gamecock, and Ward Jolles, news director for SGTV and WUSC-FM. Learn more about all of these organizations and other Garnet Media Group podcasts at garnetmedia.org.

    • 20 min
    6 Feet Closer

    6 Feet Closer

    Episode 1: 6 Feet Closer
    On the first episode of Head Start, Erin and Ward talk with three people from the UofSC community who have been affected by the coronavirus. UofSC Student Body Vice President Hannah White talks about the new "6 Feet Closer" program, Lily Heidari talks about theater in the time of a pandemic and first-generation student and recent graduate Lyric Swinton talks about what it was like to hear graduation was cancelled.

    Head Start is hosted by Erin Slowey, editor-in-chief of The Daily Gamecock, and Ward Jolles, news director for SGTV and WUSC-FM. Learn more about all of these organizations and other Garnet Media Group podcasts at garnetmedia.org.

    • 33 min
    Trailer

    Trailer

    Trailer: Head Start
    On the very first episode of Head Start — coming Monday, May 25 — hosts Ward Jolles and Erin Slowey talk with three people from the UofSC community who have been affected by the coronavirus: UofSC Student Body Vice President Hannah White, Lily Heidari and Lyric Swinton.

    • 1 min

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