Category: The Common Thread

Common Thread Episode 7 – Crisis Mode

November 7th, 2012 in Featured, The Common Thread 0 comments

Special Guest: Judy Smith

BU alumna and the country’s top crisis management advisor, Judy Smith, sits down with The Common Thread to discuss her work on high profile scandals, ways in which you can protect your reputation, and just how she became the inspiration for ABC’s latest hit show, Scandal.

Episode 6 – Blame it on the Alcohol

April 10th, 2012 in Featured, The Common Thread 0 comments

Guest: Liz Douglas

Manager of Health Programs at Student Health Services Liz Douglas guest stars on The Common Thread to discuss college alcohol culture, how to be safe while drinking and what their most outrageous drinking stories are.

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Episode 5 – The Color of Hate

March 30th, 2012 in The Common Thread 0 comments

Episode 5

Sociology Professor Dr. Ruha Benjamin joins The Common Thread to discuss how racism is perceived in America, the Trayvon Martin case, and the controversy over African-American actors in The Hunger Games.

Special Guest: Dr. Ruha Benjamin

For more information:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/03/trayvon-martin-case-timeline-of-events/

http://jezebel.com/5896408/racist-hunger-games-fans-dont-care-how-much-money-the-movie-made/

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Episode 4 – How Invisible are the Children?

March 26th, 2012 in The Common Thread 0 comments

Episode 4

Amanda, Tarif and Greg explore the recent controversy surrounding the Invisible Children organization, the political situation in Uganda, and how the internet is changing social activism.

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Episode 3 – Moving On

March 5th, 2012 in The Common Thread 0 comments

Episode 3

The Common Thread sits down with the Howard Thurman Center Assistant Director Raul Fernandez to discuss his move to the Student Activities Office, what his goal for the Center was and who the sexiest person in the HTC is.

Episode 2 – Gender? I Hardly Know Her!

February 24th, 2012 in The Common Thread 0 comments

Episode 2

The Common Thread discusses sexuality and gender with The Vagina Monologues Producer Trish Garrity and LGBTQ activist Ileana Tauscher. Listen in to hear these college students talk about female sexuality, the sexuality spectrum, gender roles and biases as they prepare for Boston University’s annual Vagina Monologues show this weekend!

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Episode 1 – Campus Hookup Culture

February 21st, 2012 in The Common Thread 0 comments

Episode 1

The Common Thread tackles college hookup culture, whether students really want relationships, and the four G’s of men at BU.

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