Trojan Eats: Boba edition


Welcome to the first installment of Trojan Eats, where podcast staff members explore food and beverage places around the USC area. In this episode, staff members Andrew Kerner, Brooke Soriano and Nikhita Datar visited three popular boba places near campus – Pot of Cha, Cup O’ Joy and Factory Tea Bar. Take a listen for […]

Rhythm and News: The evolution and future of the Native American Student Association


Podcast staffer Veronique Louis-Jacques speaks with executive director and co-founder of the Native American Student Association Maracea Chase about how the NASA has grown over the past four years, the path to becoming recognized by the University and what the future holds for the organization. Music by IMPERSS MUSIC. 

Rhythm and News S6E6: Influencer culture with Live2 Create founder McClain Portis


Live2 Create is a content creating platform that aims to create fanbases for unknown talent through social media. Hosts Anmol Bajpai and Srika Ramani talk to McClain Portis, CEO and founder of Live2 Create, about his company and how he plans to use online platforms to grow his base. They then talk about influencer culture […]

Rhythm and News S6E5: The Fall of Cyberpunk 2077 with Open Alpha founders Charlie Feuerborn and Colin Spiridonov


Charlie Feuerborn and Colin Spiridonov are the founders USC’s Open Alpha – a group of students who look to develop a playable game each semester. Hosts Anmol Bajpai and Srika Ramani talk with Feuerborn and Spiridonov about their desire to start the club and the process of developing games. They then talk about one of […]

Rhythm and News S6E4: Pandemic filmmaking and Oscars discussion with Lana Nguyen


Lana Nguyen was one of three students in her senior class to direct a senior thesis last semester. “Monsters of Mine,” is a stop-motion animation that Nguyen and her crew had to shoot virtually. Hosts Anmol Bajpai and Srika Ramani talk with Nguyen about her experience directing as well as their takeaways from this year’s […]

Rhythm and News S6E3: The biggest snubs, surprises and shocks of the 2021 Oscar nominations


On this special episode of Rhythm and News, Digital Managing editor Lauren Mattice, Arts and Entertainment editors Angie Orellana Hernandez and Emily Sagen along with Features editor and film critic Sophia Ungaro talk about this year’s slate of Oscar nominations. They discuss the biggest snubs such as Delroy Lindo for Best Actor in “Da 5 […]

Rhythm and News S6E2: “Minari”and diversity in Hollywood with USC alum Tiffany Lin


Hosts Anmol Bajpai and Srika Ramani speak with USC alum Tiffany Lin — production coordinator at Deluxe Animation — about her experience at USC in relation to diversity on and off screen and topics such as grief that she looks to center her future films around. After, Bajpai, Ramani and Lin discuss Lee Isaac Chung’s […]

Rhythm and News S6E1: Talking to The Madness Studios founder Bryan Vaca + Is Wandavision peak television?


Hosts Anmol Bajpai and Srika Ramani speak with USC student Bryan Vaca — founder of creative content company The Madness Studios — about his inspiration to start the production company and his future developing projects. After, Bajpai, Ramani and Vaca discuss Marvel Studios’ Wandavision and its impact on streaming as people turn away from the […]