© Laila Yakubu 2021
The Boiling Point Podcast
We're here to describe the intricacies of being a student on a college campus. This podcast was created to serve as an outlet for students in general; I've found that, especially during this pandemic, people don't feel heard. We want to change that.
July 26, 2021
Episode 8: Family Dynamics
Families come in all shapes and sizes. We've all experienced the ups and downs that come along with having family members & we're here to shed some light on it. Bryanna, Micheal, Daija & Matt joined me in this episode to lend their perspectives on family and their impact on our lives. Let's just say, blood might be thicker than water, but so is syrup.
July 12, 2021
Episode 7: Body Dysmorphia
"Why is never accept yourself, and if you WANT to change, here's how....?" In today's world, it seems that "sMalLer is BetTer". We're here to refute that. Body dysmorphia has led to more suicides than necessary; this is, in part, due to ridiculous social media standards, comparative suffering, self hatred, etc.. You don't know everyone's story. Don't judge a book simply because you don't like the cover.
June 28, 2021
Episode 6: Social Media vs. Mental Health
Prepare yourself. This episode got real. From probing questions like, "how can I have social media and be happy?" to discussing "grand" gestures that don't quite fit the requests/needs of African Americans. We laid it all out on the table. Tune in and share your opinions!
June 7, 2021
Episode 5: Crossing The Line
Micheal, Britney and Laila are joined by guest speaker Kareena to discuss boundaries. Why are they important? What are our own personal dilemmas when discussing boundaries? Moral of the story: It's important to put yourself first. You matter more.
April 19, 2021
Episode 4: Let's Talk About Burnout!
As college students, we are subject to incredible pressure. Whether it's maintaining our social lives, our personal lives or academics, things can get rocky without the right tools. It's not an easy road, but hopefully you'll realize that you are not alone. We'll get through this together.
March 29, 2021
Episode 3: All About Sexuality!
Dasia and Abe join us in a conversation about sexuality. From inaccurate media portrayals to our personal experiences with sexuality exploration, we dig deep to uncover the true meaning of sexuality.
March 15, 2021
Episode 2: Emotional Health
From divorced parents to personal criticisms, students share their personal battles with emotional health. Finding balance in your life is incredibly important to one's emotional health; it's easier said than done, but it's worth every iota of effort.
March 1, 2021
Episode 1: What does it mean to be a student of color on a college campus?
Judgements make us who we are. Tune into hear our perspectives on code switching, the unconscious bias, and diversity.
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