This interview talked about how university is relevant today from the mindset of today.

How Immigration affected self identity
November 29, 2019 App Interview

In this interview, conducted on November 28 in Fresh Meadows, New York. Jun interviews his brother Jarvie about immigrating into the United States and about his journey. Jarvie shares information about moving into a new country and going to school...

An Indian Fellow & an American Fellow in Kathmandu

An Indian educational fellow’s story of emotions, learning, and self-realization set in the far western Nepalese Himalayas.

Penny Thomas on how teaching and parenthood have shaped her into the person she is today

In this interview, conducted on December 1st, 2019, in Kansas City, Missouri, Riley Thomas (14) interviews her mother Penny Thomas (46) about her personal experiences in school and why she became a teacher. She explains how those decisions impacted her...

Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview, I discussed with my grandfather his life choices and career path along with his memorable moments/stories that he believes should be shared.

Father son interview

A teenager in high school asks his father about the life he has had as he reflects upon the course he has taken. This establishes a basic characterization of upbringing, experience and the resulting moral compass that provide the basis...

Sid Interview with relative from India

I interviewed my mother’s older sister from India, Nupur Srivastava. She talks about her life, her kids, and her career in education, as well as some of her favorite things. Enjoy!

A Hard Life

We talked about some events in the person’s past life and whst was taken away from these events. We also talked about what the person wanted to accomplish.

“Just Keep Going”: A Grandmother’s Journey Through Love, Loss, and Constant Moving

Jasmine Kelly-Tanti, 14, and her grandmother, Helen Ostrander, 72, discuss her family’s history in her hometown, Santa Clara. Through growing up with five other siblings, to moving constantly with her husband in the Navy, she dives deep into her childhood...


Monica talks about one of her biggest inspirations, Bettina Love, and how she influenced her ideas on social justice and how it affects the way she’ll teach.

Lit Life: Mitchell Anderson and James Anderson discuss the relevance and significance of two novels.

In this recording, son and father discuss the life lessons and takeaways from the two books “The Picture of Dorian Gray” written by Oscar Wilde and “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey, and also how much of...

Natalie and Robert Holt talk about the importance of Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged
December 10, 2019 App Interview

In this interview Natalie and Robert Holt discuss the importance of the lessons learned in Atlas Shrugged and how they are applicable today.

Life as an exchange student

Pursuing higher education was a problem to many people, international students were one of them. In the story Hoang shared with us, he mentioned what happened and how he handled that situation, which even included having told to be sent...

Faith and knowledge
December 5, 2019 App Interview

This interview was conducted December 4th 2019 in Fresh Meadows, New York by Aliza Qamar (14). She interviewed her mother, Amber Qamar (36) as they discussed the significance of education. The interviewee elucidates how her family and academia counterbalanced one...

FYS Interview about the theme of legacy with David Cartwright “The Life of Occupation” by Ye Lin
November 15, 2019 App Interview

I interviewed David Cartwright for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno’s book...

“If this isn't nice, what is?”

An interview of my father, Peter, about his life. He is 69 years old on the recording. He discusses his childhood, his parents, his wife, his accomplishments, being a parent, and things he has learned in life.

Grandma B.

My grandma described where and how she grew up, and also talked about some things she’s learned while doing so.

Kale Robertson & Angie Howell

In this interview, conducted during November 2018 in Ashburn, Virginia, Kale Robertson (16) interviews his mother Angie Howell (40). Mrs. Howell shares about her childhood in suburban Nashville, TN, with her sister who was challenged by fetal alcohol syndrome, and...

Grandma Sonia

I talk to my grandmother about her life growing up in New York, getting married and moving to Florida, raising 4 kids and working a full time job.