In this weekly podcast, Raysean Ricks, an Augusta University alumnus, catches you up with university news, events and breaks down what life is really like for a college student. Join him as he discusses pop culture, interacts with the AU community and keeps you updated with everything happening ‘in the wild.’ New episodes drop every Tuesday.
Gabby Petito: An American obsession with crime
True crime is the wildest topic we can take on this week. Lt. Curtis Dyal, community services lieutenant, joins us to walk through the mystery of the Gabby Petito investigation. Also, Dr. Kim Davies, dean of the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, share her thoughts on why people kill, the sociology of murder and her new textbook The Murder Book: Understanding Homicide Today.
Disclaimer: This episode was recorded prior to the announcement that Brian Laundrie's remains were found.
QJ | Don't fall for these scams during Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Justin Goddard, our reigning Homecoming Duke, returns to the studio to cohost and share his thoughts on social media. Also, Michael Nowatkowski, associate professor at the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, shares his tips on how we can stay #CyberSafe this month.
QJ | The new Miss AU is in the HOUSE
Chelsea Paulding, the newly crowned Miss Augusta University, is here to relive the crowning event and share what she plans to accomplish during her reign. Also, Maisy Welch, the previous Miss AU cohosts to make the conversation even more royal.
QJ | YouTube-ing with MCG's Andy Nguyen
Andy Nguyen, second-year medical student at the Medical College of Georgia, joins us to share how his career journey launched his AMAZING YouTube channel 'ND MD.'
Who are you when you're out in the wild?
Your identities shape your college experience on and off campus. Kenneth Queh and Samer Yassin, from Black Men of MCG, are here to share their experiences as being double minorities on campus. Also, Traci Westin, a licensed professional counselor from the university's Student Counseling and Psychological Services is here to dive deeper into the topics.
Get into Hispanic Heritage Month
Have you ever experienced culture shock? Our host share their stories about being on the wrong side of some situations.
Also, Andrea Ramirez Olarte, a second-year medial student at the Medical College of Georgia, joins us to get us excited to celebrate Hispanic and Latinx culture all month long.
I’ve really been enjoying this podcast! It’s such a great resource for AU students!!
Really well made podcast get up the good work!!!!
Great Podcast for Students!
Love this podcast! I’ve learned so much!! Would recommend to new AU students!