It’s been 4 month since Megan and Destini sat down and spoke with you all. Megan is a full time Clinical Research Coordinator at NYU School of Medicine and Destini is a Math teacher for Americorps based in Boston, Mass.
In this episode, the g
WE GRADUATED!!!!! In episode 56, Megan and Destini reflect on their past four years at Middlebury College, graduating, and now looking onward. Megan and Destini speak about their plans post-grad and how it feels to finally be done with undergra
Yesterday was the first day of Derek Chauvin’s trail. Chauvin, a Minnesota police officer, is accused of murdering George Floyd, an unarmed Black man on May 25, 2020. Chauvin’s defense attorney, Eric Nelson, gave his opening statement after th
Destini and Megan only have THREE MONTHS left until college is OVER. They're so close to the finish line it hurts. Even a pandemic couldn't stop them! This episode gives an update on what the girls are doing - choosing to be remote for the last
It's a rather common narrative that we've heard amongst young liberals: "You need to vote," "If you don't vote you're ignorant," and many more condescending statements about individuals who don't have a positive relationship with the American s
Hi everybody! Megan and Destini are back after a long pause :) In this episode, they give you an update on the verdict of Breonna Taylor, voting, the next steps for BLCKGRLMGC, and a run down for our next episodes. Thank you for riding with us
In this episode, Megan and Destini decided to reach out to friends and family to have conversations on the subject of cultural appropriation and its significance among white people. A lot of "pop culture" is rooted in Black culture, however, wh
In this episode, Destini and Megan continue their conversation about the email Professor Hernandez-Romero sent out last week describing all the problematic racial encounters she experienced from her colleagues on Middlebury's campus. In particu
In this episode, Megan and Destini speak about a very intense and disheartening email sent by a departing professor highlighting her experiences of racism. Professor Marissel Hernández-Romero sent out a very powerful email to which she expresse
In this episode, Megan and Destini reflect on the last couple of months. These past few months have been traumatic and draining, to say the least with COVID-19 putting the world on pause and with the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Tayler, Eli
In this episode Megan spoke with her friend Tanzania. who junior psychology major at Howard University.They met over the summer while they were both working at Howard and have kept in touch since. Tan told her story during COVID-19, dealing wi
We’re in about week 4 of “social distancing” during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this week’s episode, we interviewed Leila, Megan’s best friend who is all the way in Paris, France during the pandemic. She’s a junior at the American University of P
Hello! Megan and Destini decide to speak to their best friends to check in on them during these unprecedented times. In this episode, Destini is joined by her best friend, Claudia Theagene, who speaks to her experience about leaving campus and
In this episode, Destini and Megan speak about how they’re holding up with COVID-19 and all that it brings. Destini touches on the anxiety that these online classes will bring, the role of the media during these times and the unknown of what th
College campuses are suspending classes and telling students to leave during the COVID-19 outbreak. Students are scrambling to go back home in the middle of the semester but some don't have a steady living situation to go to or the remainder of
After a month of returning home from Brazil, Megan came to a few realizations that let her ease her nerves about going back to Middlebury for the spring semester. She realized how much bigger the world is beyond Middlebury and the stress that
In this episode, I’m joined by Ethan Sherman who is a junior here at Middlebury College. He speaks about his identities and how he navigates them through Middlebury. Thank you so much for sharing Ethan!
In this podcast Megan opened up about her hair journey in Brazil. Being away from home and away from her normal routine made her try something new - going completely natural. No heat, no perm, no anything. It’s also almost time to go home... Me
In this episode, I’m joined with Kayla Buchanan who is a sophomore here at Middlebury. She gives some insight into her experience of what it's like being a black woman in STEM. She also goes further and speaks about how the party scene here is
As we all know, studying abroad is filled with ups and downs. Unfortunately, Megan got hit with a major obstacle down here in Brazil. In this episode, she opens up about navigating her experience in Rio de Janeiro and learning Portuguese in a d
In this episode, Amanda and Megan discussed how they overcame their anxiety and sadness during their freshman and sophomore year at Middlebury. Now, being in Brazil - away from Middlbeury and surprisingly, away from New York City - it gave th
In this episode, Destini does a "VOXPOP" to find out what the biggest obstacles are for white students here -- Special thanks to Heben Nigatu, Tracy Clayton and the folks at the podcast "Another Round" for inspiring this Vox Pop. To hear their
In this episode, Destini is joined with Rodney, Dula, and Tre (from Episode 11!) all of whom are three men of color on campus. We get to explore the role that “race” plays for them here at college and hear their perspective and experience of wh
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