The Safe Space
60. New Year, New You. Conversations about New Year’s Resolution

60. New Year, New You. Conversations about New Year’s Resolution

January 11, 2022

Happy New Year!

 

In our opening episode, we discuss what it is been like being in quarantine until they return back to school. We share how to make memories in these uncertain times and what our new normal looks like. We explore what a New Year's Resolution it is  and how do we keep it throughout it the year. We look at ours from the previous years and did we keep it. How would we do things differently? 

 

Listen here as we break it all down.

59.Gun Conversation Conclusion.

59.Gun Conversation Conclusion.

December 27, 2021

In this week's episode, we conclude our conversation about gun violence. We continue to discuss the conversation about the Michigan shooting.  We explore different narratives about shooters and how to take back the story. We talk about our second amendment and different ways to defend ourselves.  We discuss is it safe to allow people to permit to carry in permit or should they keep their weapons at home.

 

Listen here as we break it all down.

58.Gun Violence and Michigan

58.Gun Violence and Michigan

December 22, 2021

In this episode, we take a step into the conversation of gun violence and the events surrounding the Michigan shooting. We discuss gun laws and the narrative of shootings. We discuss how the parents of suspect of the Michigan school shooting were charged. We look into their charges and if they were fair or not. We look at the events leading up to their charges. We discuss alternatives instead of being gun holders. 

 

Listen here as we break it all down.

57. Students vs. Faculty

57. Students vs. Faculty

December 13, 2021

In this episode, we break down the relationship between students and faculty. Should students have more say in school policies and in their consequences? Do faculty consider students' perspectives enough? What changes would students make if they could principal for the day? Do the faculty ask enough or notice if the students are okay? 

 

Listen here as we break it down!

 

56. What‘s Private Anymore?

56. What‘s Private Anymore?

December 6, 2021

And... We're Back! We apologize for our small break but we are here and with things to share! 

 

In this digital world, what is private anymore? In this episode, we take a deep dive in into the terms and agreements we sign, our digital foot prints, and what should the government be allowed to share about our lives. Should the government share more to the public? Should corporations be more open about their dealings? Do convicted criminals have a right to privacy? All these questions are tackled in this episode. Listen here as break it all down!

55. To Speak or Can We Speak?

55. To Speak or Can We Speak?

November 15, 2021

In this episode, we tackle the first amendment and what does it exactly mean to us as citizens? We look at the definition in the constitution and we try to define it for ourselves. We discuss the importance of understanding our rights and why it is important to know the extents of the first amendment and what does it protect. We look at the differences between hate speech and freedom of speech. Finally we look at different scenarios where the first amendment can be questioned.   

54. The Right to Vote is Still the Fight.

54. The Right to Vote is Still the Fight.

November 8, 2021

It is the month of November and it is voting season! In this episode, we discuss how voting started in November. We look at the different voting restrictions in the states. Are they a violation of our rights? Are they justified? We take a look a poll we did on social media. Finally, we discuss does everyone have the right to vote? Listen here as break it all down! 

53. What‘s Cancelled Now?

53. What‘s Cancelled Now?

November 3, 2021

In this episode we take a deep dive into the cultural phenomena of cancel culture. What is cancel culture? It is holding people accountable on social media or unjust punishment. Furthermore, through this new culture, are people rushing to judge or trying to be helpful. We look into whether calling out others on social media productive behavior? Finally we discuss whether calling out on social media is productive behavior? Finally we discuss whether cancel culture is a violation of the first amendment. 

52. Domestic Violence Awareness Month

52. Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 25, 2021

[Trigger Warning: This episode talks about sensitive topics such as domestic violence and crimes.]

 

Did you know that nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. During one year,, this equates to more than 10 million women and men. 

In this episode, we talk about what is domestic violence to us and hat is the definition. Students share their personal experiences regarding intimate partner violence. We look at recent statistics and lack of resources. We look deeper into social media's role with domestic violence and whether it's positive or or negative. 

Domestic Violence Hotline: 

1-800-799-Safe(7233) or text "start" 88788

51. What is a Bully? Bully Prevention Month

51. What is a Bully? Bully Prevention Month

October 18, 2021

October is Bully Prevention Month. In this episode, we talk about statistics and personal experiences. The students share their thoughts on when or where most bully occurs. They share their thoughts on the gender differences on bullies. Finally, we talk about how to reduce bully. Listen here as we break it all down. 

If you or someone who know is getting bullied. Here is the hotline number:

1-866-488-7386

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