Xeno Podcast

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Welcome to Xeno Podcast, where members of the BYU-Hawaii RWC team talk about stories, society, and identity with professors and students from BYUH. Thanks for learning by listening!
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Standing out, the APCC Way
We all struggle to understand what we need in order to get out foot in the door for our next interview. Say no more! This month's episode will help you have a better mindset about creating a resume and cover letter that shine. We worked with the Almuni & Career Services Studio in the Aloha Center for this workshop, and we want to thank Heilala Garcia and Jay Smith for teaching us more about the importance of these works. Thank you Micah Gallano  for being my co-host for this episode. Hope you all enjoy! 
39:30
March 2, 2020
New Year, New Me
New year's Resolutions! We all have them. Thing is though, we all have a hard time figuring out how we are going to take the next step to accomplish our goals. I struggle with the same problem, but I hope that this episode helps. Join us as we interview Kate McLellan, David Porter, and Josh Sanchez, three members of the BYU - Hawaii community who will discuss what things helped them get to where they are now. This episode was enlightening, and each person touches on something that everyone should listen to if they want to fulfill their New Year's Resolution. 
47:44
February 10, 2020
The Magic of Christmas Music
Yahoo for the second episode of season two for the Reading Writing Center! This holiday message is about Christmas and how and how music helps us get in the mood for this great time. We invite you to listen to these amazing stories from the BYUH student body and enjoy the wonder of music. Thank you to Kris, Delphia, and Iese for being a part of this episode, and to our amazing tutors at the Reading Writing Center for their involvement in making this recording a reality. Merry Christmas everyone and have a great break! Please share your comments with us. We want to hear what you want to hear. If you have any suggestions, or want to sign up to be a part of an upcoming episode, then please refer to this link below. Thank you. https://forms.gle/aJpFYF3nydf6TsKX7 During the podcast we discuss a bit about the on-campus recording studio and the amenities offered there, if you are interested, here is the link to making an appointment with their staff. https://ucwebform.byuh.edu/form/media-production-center-project-
38:00
December 9, 2019
Gratitude
To kick off another season for the XENO Podcast, the Reading Writing Center brings you a special holiday message about Gratitude! We invite you to listen to these amazing stories from the BYUH student body and take the time to think about the things you are personally thankful for. Special thanks to Joseph, Taffie, and Emma for being a part of this episode, and to our amazing tutors at the Reading Writing Center for their involvement in making this recording a reality. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Please share your comments with us. We want to hear what you want to hear. If you have any suggestions, or want to sign up to be a part of an upcoming episode, then please refer to this link below. Thank you. https://forms.gle/aJpFYF3nydf6TsKX7
24:45
November 25, 2019
Diversity and Unity
Lou explains to us how the differences of 27 different cultural performances helped to bring a school and community together. You won’t want to miss this one! Want to share your culture? Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast"
33:49
May 23, 2019
A Journey to the Philippines
 From revolutions and travel tips to food and family, listen this week as Angela shares her vast knowledge of the Philippines with us! Want to share your culture? Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681 Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/3NdP
38:55
May 7, 2019
The Power of Film || Yifen Beus
What three movies should everyone watch? Dr. Beus, a professor of film, gives us an answer and tells us where her passion for film has taken her.  Have a story to share? Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681
39:37
March 11, 2019
Preserving the Diverse Culture of Papua New Guinea
Addie is a modern historian that is getting three degrees to preserve her native culture!  Listen to this week’s podcast to learn more about Papua New Guinea! Want to share your culture? Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast"
27:58
February 16, 2019
Bringing Knowledge Back Home
Kiribati seems like a small collection of islands, but to Taiti (Tay-see) it has lots to offer the world. Tune in this week to find out how small islands cause big ripples. Want to share your culture? Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681 Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/3NdP
45:30
December 11, 2018
The New Generation of Warriors
The new generation of Navajo Warriors, Lynne, Lathaniel, and CJ, talked to us about how they are representing their tribe in Hawaii. We also heard how Navajos and polynesians have many commonalities. Listen to find out way more! Want to share your culture? Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681 Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/3NdP
56:01
November 29, 2018
Finding Identity in the Middle of the Pacific
Selu and Xavier, two Polynesians from Nevada and Florida, describe their experience trading the mainland life for the North Shore vibes! Want to share your culture? Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681 Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/3NdP
29:56
November 20, 2018
The Genesis of Genius: The Story of "Familiar Strangers"
Creative geniuses Carly Stone and Spencer Grubbe talk about their original play and how it became a huge success in just 4 months! This new episode will leave you feeling creative and inspired. Do you have any creative ideas? We would love to talk about them on the podcast! Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu. Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681 Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/3NdP
37:51
November 15, 2018
Taiwan: The Small Island with a Big heart
From the night market to stinky tofu, Winnie, Angela, and Ruby described the beautiful island of Taiwan as a welcoming place that everyone should visit! Make sure to listen to our new podcast! Link in bio. Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681 Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/3NdP
29:45
November 3, 2018
Keeping Up with Korea
From all day dates to food delivery while playing video games, Korea has something for everyone. Learn about unique aspects of Korea’s city culture in this episode. Want to share your culture? Contact us on our Instagram @xenopodcast, Facebook, or our email byuh_rwc@byuh.edu Welcome to Xeno Podcast, where co-hosts Carly Stone and Cole Johnson talk about stories, society, and identity with professors and students from BYUH. Thanks for learning by listening! Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681 Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/3NdP
31:37
November 3, 2018
Insights into Indonesia
What we learned today: Instead of an ice cream man, Indonesians have food carts that walk up and down streets! In this episode Cole and Carly interview four people from Indonesia to celebrate cultural diversity. Listen to learn more about food, celebrations, and superstitions!
47:16
October 22, 2018
"Beyond the Lights" with Ryan Shoemaker!
Dr. Shoemaker doesn’t maker shoes, but he does make some rad fiction! We talked about everything from tea to friendship. He recently published a collection of short stories titled “Beyond the Lights.” You can find it at this link: https://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Lights-Stories-Ryan-Shoemaker/dp/0983586020
1:10:21
September 27, 2018
Postmodernism Debate with Troy Smith and Stephen Hancock
Postmodernism. Good or bad? You decide! Join Dr. Stephen Hancock and Dr. Troy Smith in a passionate discussion about what makes postmod. innovative and flawed.
1:20:20
September 20, 2018
Fences Don’t Make Good Neighbors || Line-Noue Kruse
Dr. Kuse talks to Carly and her guest co-host, Mikki, about the American Samoan Culture.
48:02
June 15, 2018
Toxic Cultures in Online Gaming || Dillon Petrovich
Dillon Petrovich (A.K.A. Petro) reveals the nuances of online gaming culture. He turned his hobby into a research project with some shocking results. Join Jackson and Carly as they delve into the world of a gamer. Dillon is a senior at BYU-Hawaii majoring in International Cultural Studies and Political Science.
41:07
June 8, 2018
Noteworthy News || Dr. Daniel Henderson
Dr. Daniel Henderson of the BYU-H Music Department spoke with us today about how he gains inspiration for his songs from unusual news stories. We talk about how creators can leverage other people’s experiences in their art.
54:55
June 2, 2018
Mormon Modernity || Dr. Marcus Martins
0:00 = Introduction to LDS terms 2:44 = Technology (broadcasts, digital church, endowment films) 23:33= the new Ministering program 30:42= the new Elders Quorum organization 35:54= Women and the Priesthood and Dr. Martins 42:33 = Response of General Authorities and publishing Dr. Marcus Martins is an Associate Dean and Professor of Religion and Leadership at BYUH. Welcome to Xeno Podcast, where co-hosts Carly Stone and Jackson Grubbe talk about stories, society, and identity with professors and students from BYUH. Thanks for learning by listening! Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/
46:15
May 26, 2018
Smells, Deception, and Identity || Dr. Phillip H. McArthur
Dr. Phillip H. McArthur is the Dean of College of Arts and Humanities at BYU-Hawaii. He studies folklore and cultural anthropology. His main focus in the Marshall Islands. On this episode, we talk about the smells of books and how storytelling affects identity and power. Welcome to Xeno Podcast, where co-hosts Carly Stone and Jackson Grubbe talk about stories, society, and identity with professors and students from BYUH. Thanks for learning by listening! Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/
58:09
May 17, 2018
“Thoughts from Yesterday” || Scott Muhlestein
This week on the Xeno podcast we interviewed Scott Muhlestein, an aspiring poet and student at BYU-H. We talked about a myriad of things, but mostly about Scott’s conversion to poetry and his writing process. Scott is currently in the process of editing a collection of poems called “Thoughts from Yesterday.” We'll keep you posted about when it gets published. Xeno Podcast is all about stories. We look into the relationship between stories, society, and language itself. We all live in a river of stories. Myths, legends, and tall-tales shape our past and present. Thanks for learning by listening! Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/ Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/xeno-podcast/id1376392681?mt=2 or search "Xeno Podcast" Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1376392681 Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/3NdP
53:09
May 11, 2018
Acting and Healing || Professor Aaron Densley
Aaron Densley is a professor of acting and movement at BYU-Hawaii. He received his MFA from Penn State and has experience in devised theater, or collaborative playwriting. He talks about how theater can instigate healing is societies and personally. Xeno Podcast is all about stories. We look into the relationship between stories, society, and language itself. We all live in a river of stories. Myths, legends, and tall-tales shape our past and present. Thanks for learning by listening! Instagram: @XenoPodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XenoPodcast/
1:04:26
May 4, 2018
When Religious Books Change || Dr. Dan Sharp
Dr. Dan Sharp is a Religion professor at Brigham Young University–Hawaii. We talk about textual changes in the Book of Mormon and the Bible. The discussion is based on an article Dr. Sharp wrote with Dr. Bowen, another Religion professor at BYUH. It can be found in "Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel" Volume 18, Number 1 at https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/re/
41:52
April 27, 2018
What Makes Hip-Hop Tick? || Spencer Grubbe
Spencer Grubbe (IG: @neverendingnotebook) is a freelance lyricist and a recent graduate from Brigham Young University–Hawaii. We talk about storytelling through music and how music artists can blend personal experience and relatability.
35:38
April 27, 2018
Theater or Theatre? || Professor Kristl Densley
Kristl Densley has worked as a theatre director for over ten years and is currently an acting professor at Brigham Young University–Hawaii. We talk about how film and theatre influence each other as well as some of her progressive ideas concerning the art of theatre. Her most recent project is called "Solana," a workshop production by Grammy-nominated songwriters Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid.
1:03:25
April 27, 2018
The Tongan Art of Time and Space || Dr. Tēvita ʻŌ. Kaʻili
Dr. Ka’ili is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and department chair of International Cultural Studies at Brigham Young University—Hawaii. We talk about the difference between Western and Pacific (Moana) mentality regarding time and space. His research deals specifically with Maui Tongans and relationships between people in their society. He recently published a book, titled “Marking Indigeneity: The Tongan Art of Sociospatial Relations.” You can read excerpts here: https://books.google.com/books?id=dlf3MAAACAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false
41:39
April 27, 2018
Mini-Myths and Gender || Dr. Ned Williams and Dr. Scott Hyde
Dr. Ned Williams is an English professor, and Dr. Scott Hyde is a Statistics professor. Both teach at BYUH, and they have presented their research about myth and gender around the world.
20:39
April 27, 2018
The Creative Writing Process || Dr. Joe Plicka
Dr. Joe Plicka is a professor of English and Creative Writing at BYUH. His work has been published in "Anti-" poetry magazine, and it was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
45:19
April 27, 2018
Living History and the Civil War || Dr. Randal Allred
Interview with Dr. Randal Allred about Civil War Reenactments and the way they help us understand the chaos of the war. Dr. Allred is a published Civil War scholar and a professor of English at BYUH.
39:10
April 24, 2018