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The Standard Podcast

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The Standard aims to talk to different members of the ASL community about their passions, life experiences and anything that they have on their mind.
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Athlete Spotlight – Sara Kim

The Standard PodcastSep 08, 2022

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K-Pop Rundown: 2022 award season foreshadows 2023 trends

K-Pop Rundown: 2022 award season foreshadows 2023 trends

Reporters Anita Sosa (‘25) and Blu Belinky (‘26) debate over standout K-Pop releases in 2022, analyzing the end-of-year awards and predicting trends for the coming year.

Jun 02, 202314:43
And1 Podcast: NBA fan shares his take on playoffs controversy

And1 Podcast: NBA fan shares his take on playoffs controversy

Reporters Adrian Caillaux-Diaz, Colton Stenson and Theo Van Zyl interview guest Michael Dawson (’26) on his opinions about the 2023 NBA playoffs. Dawson gave his input on surprises and upsets of the second round in a podcast series that will continue next school year.

Jun 01, 202314:20
Spotify adds TikTok-style discovery feed to app

Spotify adds TikTok-style discovery feed to app

Spotify has rolled out a new discovery feed feature that allows users to scroll and listen to a preview of audio and video clips. While the feature is similar to TikTok, it can be an excellent tool for users who are looking for new music.

May 27, 202302:09
And1 Podcast: Arsenal team rises

And1 Podcast: Arsenal team rises

Reporters Adrian Caillaux Diaz (’26), Colton Stenson (’26) and Theo Van Zyl (’26) review the Premier League and talk about what is to come this season. The league was full of surprises, with some teams impressing and others disappointing.

Apr 21, 202311:15
Eagle Eye Football: World Cup predictions

Eagle Eye Football: World Cup predictions

The FIFA World Cup commenced Nov. 20 in Qatar. Lead Sports Editor Spencer Towfighi and First Take Club Media Director Rishi Kurada (’23) discuss their expectations and predictions for the World Cup.

Nov 23, 202210:56
Death of Mahsa Amini evokes personal sentiment around identity, global stability

Death of Mahsa Amini evokes personal sentiment around identity, global stability

Reporters Audrey Cushman (’26) and Sanna Ekroth (’26) interview Layla Khatiblou (’25), an Iranian student, on her reaction to Mahsa Amini’s death and how it impacted those close to her.

Nov 21, 202204:58
The Standard Sports Recap: Summarizing Ballon d'Or soccer award

The Standard Sports Recap: Summarizing Ballon d'Or soccer award

Media Team members Rahil Punshi ('25) and Nassef Sawiris ('25) debrief the Ballon d'Or winners and discuss the rankings of players. The Ballon d’Or is an annual soccer award presented by news magazine France Football, honoring the male players that have performed best that year.

Nov 17, 202217:51
VAR yields negative playability on soccer pitch

VAR yields negative playability on soccer pitch

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) is a technology developed to detect offsides and fouls in soccer games that the referee cannot accurately witness. Reporter Adrian Caillaux Diaz, Colton Stenson (’26) and Alessandro Arpaio (’26) debrief the effects of VAR on the soccer world stage.

Nov 09, 202212:26
Politics Update: September 27

Politics Update: September 27

Subhead:  Lead Opinions Editor Mia George and Lead Features Editor Rudi Chamria debrief Italy and Sweden’s shift to far-right political leadership, Russia’s escalation in the mobilization of troops and the surprising expenses of the 2022 midterm U.S. elections.

Sep 27, 202208:07
Athlete Spotlight – Sara Kim

Athlete Spotlight – Sara Kim

Varsity soccer player Sara Kim (’24) reflects on her position as a sophomore on the team and shares her individual as well as team goals for the upcoming season.

Sep 08, 202203:53
Politics Update – September 7

Politics Update – September 7

Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Online Daniel de Beer and Lead Opinions Editor Mia George debrief the most important political stories of the past week.

Sep 07, 202206:27
Politics Update - May 31

Politics Update - May 31

Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Online Daniel de Beer and Lead Opinions Editor Mia George debrief the most important political stories of the past week.

May 31, 202207:09
Politics Update – May 3

Politics Update – May 3

Interested in learning more about the recent French presidential election? This week’s Politics Update podcast breaks down the event. Listen to a new episode of the Politics Update Podcast here.

May 03, 202214:46
Athlete Spotlight: Arthur Sadrian

Athlete Spotlight: Arthur Sadrian

Varsity track and field team Captain Arthur Sadrian (’23) shares his goals for the season and discusses the team dynamic, upcoming competitions and favorite memories from past seasons.

Apr 29, 202213:24
The Standard Sports Recap: Lights out on the Formula 1 season

The Standard Sports Recap: Lights out on the Formula 1 season

Staff Writer Rahil Punshi and F1 club co-leader Joe Hewett (‘22) debrief the final events of the 2021 Formula 1 season and the sport’s return in Bahrain while discussing the future of the 2022 season.

Mar 31, 202214:15
Politics Update – March 22

Politics Update – March 22

Interested in learning more about Latin America’s current political climate and the U.K.’s relations with Saudi Arabia? Listen to a new episode of the Politics Update Podcast here.

Mar 22, 202209:39
MS Community Action Integrationist Sean Ross – Multiethnic, multiracial students explore expectations, culture

MS Community Action Integrationist Sean Ross – Multiethnic, multiracial students explore expectations, culture

MS Community Action Integrationist Sean Ross talks about his experiences and identity.

Feb 17, 202209:59
Politics Update – Jan. 25

Politics Update – Jan. 25

Opinions Editor: Print Daniel de Beer and Lead Opinions Editor Mia George debrief the Ukraine-Russia conflict. They explain the roots of the problem, recent key events escalating the tensions and what the future has in store for the U.S.' relationship with both countries and the possibility of further Russian invasion.

Jan 25, 202209:57
Politics Update - Dec. 7

Politics Update - Dec. 7

Opinions Editor: Print Daniel de Beer and Lead Opinions Editor Mia George debrief the Belarus migrant crisis, the origins of the dispute, the presence of geopolitics in the crisis and its status today.

Dec 07, 202110:14
Politics Update – Nov. 30

Politics Update – Nov. 30

Opinions Editor: Print Daniel de Beer and Lead Opinions Editor Mia George discuss the Build Back Better Bill proposed by U.S. President Joe Biden and Sudan’s power-sharing political agreement in this week’s Politics Update.

Nov 30, 202115:06
The Study Sesh Podcast: Episode 2

The Study Sesh Podcast: Episode 2

Staff Writers Chase Cerrell and Anna Reznick discuss personal studying recommendations and speak to MS Grade 6 Learning Specialist Jessica Yarow to learn some of her tips and preferences. 

Jun 17, 202109:45
The Study Sesh Podcast: Episode 1

The Study Sesh Podcast: Episode 1

As finals are looming, one can learn tips for staying engaged during class with The Study Sesh Podcast. Gabi Dawson ('24) shared her personal experiences with handling workload and motivation.

Jun 02, 202110:19
Insight on Islamophobia: Episode 3, Discussing Eid al-Fitr

Insight on Islamophobia: Episode 3, Discussing Eid al-Fitr

Media Director Maarya Shafqat Adil and Staff Writer Yasmina Kassir discuss celebrating Eid al-Fitr in a school where Muslims are a minority. 

May 17, 202116:23
Insight on Islamophobia: Episode 2, Discussing the holy month of Ramadan

Insight on Islamophobia: Episode 2, Discussing the holy month of Ramadan

Yasmina and Maarya discuss how Islamophobia manifests during the holy month of Ramadan. 

Apr 29, 202125:33
The Standard Podcast: Episode 9, Girls in Sports Club

The Standard Podcast: Episode 9, Girls in Sports Club

Meghan Lang (’22), Olivia Lang (’22) and Maddie Wilkin (’22), leaders of the Girls in Sports Club, discuss their motives for starting their club. Listen here to learn more about the importance of their club and the impact they hope to make.

Mar 31, 202117:48
The Standard Podcast: Insight on Islamaphobia with Maarya and Yasmina

The Standard Podcast: Insight on Islamaphobia with Maarya and Yasmina

The Standard Podcast: Insight on Islamaphobia with Maarya and Yasmina

Mar 15, 202116:11
The Standard Podcast: Episode 8, Open Forum Society

The Standard Podcast: Episode 8, Open Forum Society

Ayla Dhar (’22) and Maya Dhar (’22) discuss the inspiration and strategy behind their new club, The Open Forum Society. Listen here to learn more about how they created a safe space for open dialogue in the ASL community.

Nov 23, 202011:47
The Standard Podcast: Episode 7, Houses for Homes

The Standard Podcast: Episode 7, Houses for Homes

Kiki Agyei ('23) and Julia Laxer ('23) both speak about their inspiration and motive to create their new club Houses for Homes. Listen here to learn more about what they aspire to accomplish and change in the community. 

Nov 17, 202006:14
The Standard Podcast: Episode 6, Brain Tumour Research Club

The Standard Podcast: Episode 6, Brain Tumour Research Club

Harrison and Jack Cutler ('22) discuss their new club, offering insight into the entire process of creating the club and the significance behind it. Listen here to learn more about how they made the club, what inspired them and how they plan to continue. 

Nov 05, 202013:33
The Standard Podcast: Episode 5, Science Teacher David Partridge

The Standard Podcast: Episode 5, Science Teacher David Partridge

Science Teacher David Partridge discusses the models he's created to predict the future of COVID-19 and his time working with the World Health Organization. Listen here to learn more about how he thinks the pandemic will unfold. 

May 19, 202018:40
The Standard Podcast: Episode 4 "Being Mindful” with Health Teacher Bambi Thompson

The Standard Podcast: Episode 4 "Being Mindful” with Health Teacher Bambi Thompson

Health Teacher Bambi Thompson talks about what mindfulness is to her and its benefits to her wellbeing. Listen here to learn some techniques to be more mindful in your life and other helpful tips regarding mindset. 

Jan 10, 202019:57
The Standard Podcast: Episode 3 "Les Miserables" with Cala Lindsay ('21) and Max Olsher ('21)

The Standard Podcast: Episode 3 "Les Miserables" with Cala Lindsay ('21) and Max Olsher ('21)

Cala Lindsay ('21), who played Eponine, and Max Olsher ('21), who played Jean Valjean, take us behind the scenes in the production of the fall musical "Les Miserables." Listen here to learn more about how they deal with stage fright, the rehearsal process and their most meaningful moments.

Dec 04, 201920:01
The Standard Podcast: Episode 2, "From the shower to the stage" with Eli Anderson ('22)

The Standard Podcast: Episode 2, "From the shower to the stage" with Eli Anderson ('22)

Eli Anderson ('22) talks about his singing, songwriting, and adjusting to the stage light when he performs in front of the school. Listen here to learn more about his journey as a musician and how he creates his music.

Nov 05, 201917:28
The Standard Podcast: Episode 1, Charlie Park ('20)

The Standard Podcast: Episode 1, Charlie Park ('20)

Charlie Park ('20) talks about his fashion and media enterprise "Adults," describing how he wants the brand to symbolize the growth associated with adolescence and the process of becoming an a adult. Listen here to learn more about his four-year journey building the brand. 

Oct 22, 201918:15