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Ethan Quezada, Podcast Reporter Intern

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Episode 79: Explaining the Derek Chauvin trial

Episode 79: Explaining the Derek Chauvin trial

February 25, 2021
In this week's episode, "In the Know" reporters break down what can be expected from the Derek Chauvin trial slated to begin next month.
Episode 77: University medical workers face the emotional toll of the pandemic

Episode 77: University medical workers face the emotional toll of the pandemic

February 12, 2021
In this episode we hear from three medical professionals working on campus about their experiences and emotions around battling COVID-19 on the frontlines, almost a year into the pandemic.
Episode 75: With $5 million grant, UMN seeks to change relationship with tribal nations

Episode 75: With $5 million grant, UMN seeks to change relationship with tribal nations

January 28, 2021
The University of Minnesota will use grant money for the recently announced Minnesota Transform Initiative to examine their historical relationship with Minnesota’s tribal nations. The project will compile digital storytelling projects, research University/tribal relations and provide funding toward the school’s Ojibwe and Dakota language programs. In this episode, we spoke with faculty leaders on the project and the Executive Director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council to learn more about the initiative and how it will mean for the University's relationship with the 11 tribal nations of Minnesota.
Episode 73: Reflecting on an unprecedented year

Episode 73: Reflecting on an unprecedented year

December 10, 2020
From work-life balance to spending their birthdays a bit differently than planned, students share how they have adjusted their lives to our current world.
Episode 71: Substance use during the pandemic

Episode 71: Substance use during the pandemic

November 25, 2020
Reporters Ethan Quezada and Yoko Vue speak with a student and academic experts about substance use in relation to the pandemic.
Episode 67: Medical racism

Episode 67: Medical racism

October 22, 2020
In this episode, we speak to leadership of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University’s School of Nursing and the Medical School.
Episode 65: The Presidential Debate

Episode 65: The Presidential Debate

October 8, 2020
In this episode of "In the Know," we speak with students about last week’s presidential debate.
Episode 63: Virtual mental health care

Episode 63: Virtual mental health care

September 24, 2020
In this episode, we look at the Boynton Mental Health Clinic’s coronavirus response and patients’ reactions, speaking to providers at Boynton and students who have experienced virtual therapy.