The Spectator

Podcast

James Kuhns, Nick Alutto, and Rohan Miglani interview Ramya Herman for this second podcast of The Spectator. Listen as Ramya discusses what it's like to be a published author, with her book of poetry, Headspace of a Headcase, now available at Barnes and Noble. Learn about her process, the journey to publishing her work, and as she and the hosts try at a little pick-up poetry competition.
(Recorded 9/17/20)
Among Us is among us
The Black Experince: Through the eyes of Ackim Mpofu
High mountains and clear skies
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New Supreme Court judge and what it means for US

Bela De Jesus, Managing Editor of Global Perspectives | November 6, 2020

Among the seemingly hundreds of controversies happening in 2020, the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett is one of the most recent and contentious. On September 18th of this year, the beloved Ruth Bader Ginsburg died of a long struggle with pancreatic cancer. After 27 years on the Supreme Court, Ginsburg had an immense impact on our country, fighting for women’s rights and marriage...

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Impacts of the Kenosha Shooting

Mimi Osborne and Kirstin Palasz | October 1, 2020

On August 23, 2020, turmoil broke out in Wisconsin. Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old African American, was shot seven times in the back by police officer Rusten Sheskey, an incident that sparked protests and rioting, not only within the city of the encounter, Kenosha, Wisconsin, but also throughout the entire nation. Protests began the day of the shooting, August 23, and have continued to present day. There...

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Our Stories: Shylee Saladi–Making sure others less fortunate are able to eat

May 17, 2020

"For the past month, my family and I have been at home, ordering groceries, only going out when necessary, and making sure that others who aren't as fortunate as us are able to eat. We have been quite worried about the growing cases of COVID in Illinois as it keeps rising even with the stay-at-home order in place. In Glencoe, I feel that people are taking this very seriously as I have not seen many...

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Our Stories: Ashley Guo–“People should try to be more understanding”

May 17, 2020

Even though I am staying in Illinois, many of my friends have gone back to China. There, they are facing lots of hardships. Many people are criticizing the students who are coming back to China from the US online by saying they are bringing back the virus and undermining the government's work. I understand their perspectives; however, everyone who is going back home is doing all they can to stay safe....

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