Isabeth Mendoza

Isabeth Mendoza is a bilingual independent audio producer based in her hometown of Southeast Los Angeles, Calif., working on ways to bridge audio, health and social justice across borders.

Students, Consider a Career in Podcasting

When you scroll through Apple Podcasts, Spotify or any podcast application, you won’t see any Generation Z-produced shows dominating the charts — even though Americans aged 12 to 24 were the key demographic that increased in listenership this year, surpassing the previously largest group of 25-34 year olds.  There is a huge need to fill [...]

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At Rollins, Students Advocate on Behalf of Unsupported Peer

We need academic institutions to support students who may be affected by immigration laws. Currently, students, student-run organizations and community-based organizations have stepped up as leaders and champions for immigrant student rights. As Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) was starting its first day of school, the #MoveMountains4Anne was popping up on Rollins Facebook groups. [...]

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RSGA Presidential Candidates Enterprising, Not Negligent

A few weeks ago, when a Rollins Student Government Association (RSGA) presidential candidate, Nchedo Ezeokoli (19PH), could not attend the RSGA presidential debate, the other two of the three RSGA presidential candidates elected instead to hold a service event to get to know constituents and answer constituents’ questions about their platforms. While some have decried [...]

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Dreamers, Tu Lucha es mi Lucha

“Y los DREAMers, cómo están allá?” “And the DREAMers, how are they doing over there?” my dad asked me over the phone two days following the Sept. 5 announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be phased out. On March 5, 2018, DACA will be effectively terminated. Next year will also [...]

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Bill May Alter University Assault Investigations

A proposed state bill (HB51) could alter Emory’s sexual assault investigation process and require Georgia universities to turn over investigation of crimes committed on campus to police if passed in the Georgia legislature. State Rep. Earl Ehrhart (R-Powder Springs) introduced HB51 Jan. 11. The bill would bar Georgia universities from conducting university-led independent investigations of [...]

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