Living out Loud: Storytelling for Social Change
EPISODE 4: Circling Back: Class of 2020 Alums Share What It’s Like to Graduate in Pandemic

EPISODE 4: Circling Back: Class of 2020 Alums Share What It’s Like to Graduate in Pandemic

January 30, 2021

It's been 10 months since the coronavirus pandemic derailed the graduation ceremony of the class of 2020 and the economic crisis that followed forced many of them to rethink their post-graduation plans. In this episode, we check in with some recent graduates to hear what they're doing now and how they've confronted the challenges of graduating into a pandemic.

EPISODE 3: “Movember:” November is Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month

EPISODE 3: “Movember:” November is Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month

October 28, 2020

In recognition of "Movember," senior producer Michael Senoff talks about men's mental health concerns with Peter Rojas, Coordinator of Multicultural Initiatives and Co-Advisor of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Merrimack College. The episode raises concerns about the silence around men's men health, especially given that men are almost four times more likely to commit suide than women -- a number that increases among men who idenitify as gay, bisexual, or transgender.

EPISODE 2: Graduate Student Roundtable on the New World of COVID-19

EPISODE 2: Graduate Student Roundtable on the New World of COVID-19

May 29, 2020

In this episode, producer Tiffany Begin-Stearns, Media Coordinator and instructor in the Communication and Media Department, hosts a roundtable with graduate students in Merrimack College's Higher Ed. program about their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic during the Spring 2020 semester. (Tiffany is also a student in this program).

EPISODE 1: COVID-19 and the Merrimack Community

EPISODE 1: COVID-19 and the Merrimack Community

April 24, 2020

On this first episode, the four members of our team reflect on where we are, what we're thinking/feeling right now and how proud we are of our College administration as well as the entire Merrimack community.