Category: The Common Thread Archives

Common Thread – Holiday Marketing

May 29th, 2014 0 comments

Howard, Greg, and Amanda discuss the effectiveness of early holiday advertising and whether it helps or taints consumers from buying products during the holiday season.

Be sure to check out Howard’s special holiday surprise at the end of the episode!

Common Thread – What’s Love Gotta Do With It

May 29th, 2014 0 comments

The Common Thread is joined by guests Wendy Jennings, Jennifer Tran and Jessica to talk about love, in the wake of Valentines day.

Common Thread – Gay in the Glass Room

May 29th, 2014 0 comments

Issa, Howard and Greg sit down with guests Skailer Qvistgaard and Zachary Kerr to discuss their lives, what it means to be transgender, and their work within the LGBTQ community.

Common Thread Episode 18 – Disaster Relief

December 9th, 2013 0 comments

Greg, Amanda and Howard sit down to discuss disaster relief. Whether it’s Haiti, the Philippines, or New Orleans, disasters get people to open their wallets and give whatever they can. But are our philanthropic efforts made in vain? Where does the money go once the hype has gone away? Listen, and share your opinions in the comment section.

Common Thread Episode 17 – Pornography Part 1

December 6th, 2013 0 comments

Common Thread Episode 16 – Government Shutdown

December 6th, 2013 0 comments

Common Thread Episode 15 – Picking Up the Pieces

September 12th, 2013 0 comments

Guest: Maureen Mahoney, Director of SARP

Maureen Mahoney, Director of the Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Center (SARP) at BU sits down with The Common Thread to discuss the resources available to survivors of sexual assault, confidentiality guidelines, and where anyone can find help.

Common Thread Episode 14 – Post-Chavez Venezuela

May 7th, 2013 0 comments

The Common Thread is joined by Charlie Morris, a sophomore economics student in CAS, to discuss the post-Chavez political climate of Venezuela. What sort of void will the leader’s death leave? Will his successors follow in his footsteps or break from the Socialist precedent he set over the last 14 years?

Common Thread Episode 12 – The Housing Project

March 18th, 2013 0 comments

Guest: Swanson Ninan

LGBTQ activist and MLK Scholar Swanson Ninan joins The Common Thread to discuss one of the hottest topics on campus, Gender Neutral Housing, as well as criticisms, Gender Neutral Bathrooms, and what kind of issues make this initiative so important.

Common Thread Episode 11 – A Way With Words

March 5th, 2013 0 comments

Guest: Chelsea Roberts

Summary: Spoken Word poet Chelsea Roberts, COM ’14, performs an original piece on The Common Thread and reveals her inspiration, followed by a rap by host Howard!