The QC Pod is show about the people and projects of Queens College in the City University of New York.
Bob Dylan & the Electrification of Folk Music
On this episode of the QC Pod, Editor-in-Chief of the Knight News, Johnny Sullivan, defends Bob Dylan of the accusation that he and he alone was responsible for the electrification of folk music. Join Johnny on a journey through the history of transformations of folk, and his opinions on the artists involved.
Photo Credit. By Rowland Scherman – U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=149559
How Has the Pandemic Affected Education?
On this episode of the QC Podcast, Sammy Ali is joined by Dr. Bobbie Kabuto, department chair of the elementary and early childhood education department at Queens College, to discuss how the pandemic has affected education in the country. After a year of education taking a back seat to safety, students are now facing insurmountable learning challenges. With the lingering effects of the Covid-19 crisis still impacting many communities, the two will discuss the learning barriers exacerbated throughout the last year and the lasting effects it will have, especially in low-income areas.
Photo Credit. By State Library of Queensland, Australia – https://www.flickr.com/photos/statelibraryqueensland/29245747812/, No restrictions, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53511504
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
Steven Universe (Nathalie Avalo)
QOn 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
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/.
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/.