LitLife: Reeya Sr. and Riya Jr. discuss The Handmaid’s Tale

Riya and Reeya discuss the novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood and the relevance of it in today’s society.

“The Great thanksgiving”

I interviewed my mom about her life Asked her questions on how she came to the USA the struggles etc.

LitLife: David Halle and Maia Halle discuss The Tale of Two Cities

Maia and David discuss the novel The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens and its themes


This listen was about life growing up as a kid and growing up around family. Also going through rough times.

Interview with mom

My mom explain me how to not give up and to work so hard. As a young mother she worked so hard. She wants to be reminded as a very funny person and a strong woman.

Interviewing my grandma

Basically how my my grandma wants the best for me. Also how she regrets getting with my grandpa or how he treated her bad.


An interview with my 84 year-old mother, Dolores Fox. We talked about all the people she has loved and the people who have loved her.

My mom and I lol

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Cicero, Illinois, Efren Carreño (18) interviews his mother Maria Cardona (45) about her childhood in the country she was born

Isaac and his cousin Sarah

In this interview conducted, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago Illinois Isaac Abdella (15) interviews his cousin Sarah Sisay(18). Isaac interviews her about her childhood with her family and how it impacted her life today. Sarah also talks about her...

Interview with my mom

This was an interview that I did with my mom and we talked mostly about college.

Easter Listen: Double G Edition

This interview consists of questions about my great-grandmother’s childhood and experiences.

Older Adult Interview

During this interview we mainly focused on life. How event affect and changed their life.


Son doesn't know his mom is secretly watching as he does something he knows he shouldn't do.

Practice English

I interviewed My friend Jabari about how he liked school and about his summer.

Matthias’s story-the Korean War

Matt and his family came from Germany after WWII. Matt was drafted to Korea just as he was learning English and settling into his new homeland.


In this interview, we discussed world tragedies and potential danger within the government. We also discussed personal opinions on preventative actions.

Novel Wisdom: Bella Salerno and Natalie Bourand talk books, literary merit, and why we read.

In this recording, students Bella Salerno and Natalie Bourand delve into the plot of the Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and discuss the connection it has to present day society.

Learning from my grandpa Morality

Some stuff I’ve never learned from my grandpa until now. It is crazy and life changing.

Fiona Green and her Aunti talking about work and other things.

In this interview conducted in November, 2001 in Gurney, Illinois, Fiona Green (16) interviews her Aunt Patti (N/A) about Fiona when she was younger and Patti's experience with work. Though there isn't much too it, they had fun and laughed...

The Navy – Michael Beatty

Madeline Stach interviews her uncle Michael Beatty about his service in the Navy. They talk about basic training, why he chose the navy, and some of the people he met while serving.

Zarif Nafee and his cousin Robert share some stories during thanksgiving

In this interview conducted in November 2017, in Chicago, iL Zarif Nafee ( 18) interviews his good friend and cousin Robert (16) about his life. He talks about his grandparents and how he never saw his grandads. And then later...

A day with my Best friend

We discuss everything about his life as a child and described what is life like for him

Nephew interviewing Aunt

In this interview, conducted in November 26, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Tauseef (14) and Sajeda (26) are in a phone call about Sajeda’s experiences.

Great thanksgiving listen project with my dad

Chicago , Illinois on 11/26/17. Interviewer is Kevin Nguyen (14) and person getting interviewed is Dung Nguyen (50). We just talked about basic stuff. I don’t want to force people to say stuff that they don’t wanna say so that...