Berkeley has been home to many poets in the past, and today is no different. This week, Melina sits down with Taylor Stoneman, a poet from Arizona, who found Berkeley to be the perfect place for her poetry to flourish.
In this episode, Melina sits down with Arisa White, a poet and educator from the east coast, to talk about her connection to the Bay Area. What’s the difference between the poetry scene on each side of the country, and how does it shape a poet’s journey?
Who doesn’t like to go to cafes that feel like home? Developing friendships, meeting new people, thinking of home and even for a simple break from studying, join Muskaan as she talks to some people about their most amazing memories at different Berkeley cafes.
In this episode, Melina sits down with 4 members of UC Berkeley’s Live Poets Society to talk all things poetry. They discuss topics from style and form to feelings and selfishness, and why poetry may be “the most selfish form of art.”
At 17, Alameda County Youth Poet Laureate Zoe Dorado has a lot to say. She is the guest of this week’s episode and offers her view on the role of a poet laureate, and her place as a person of color in the poetry world.
What’s the role of publication in a poet’s world? Does publication necessarily constitute success? In this episode, Melina talks to Yuna Kang, a UC Berkeley undergrad with a few publications under their belt.
From jazz music, swing dancing and everything in between, Muskaan talks to members of the swing community about dancing as not only a learning experience, but also a social and self-reflective experience that people can embrace in their own way.
I cannot get into podcasts no matter how hard I try. They’re simply not meant for me, and it can all be tied back to one central reason: I’m a visual learner.
If you are tired of spending the first three weeks of school playing catch-up, here are five ways for you to keep up on the language you are studying.
Here are a few ways to expand your scientific literacy outside of reading books and work toward becoming a citizen scientist, regardless of what your professional background and interests are!