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Jackie and Jason are two determined artists who smoke a bit of weed. With a hispanic upbringing, they talk about the emotional drainage that comes with the chancla. New episodes every Thursday. Enjoy listening to their brain on a little mota.
 
Latinx On The Rise is a podcast focusing on conversations with high achieving Latinx movers and shakers. Under the current political climate, the Latinx community continue to be relegated by being told what and who they are with little space to share perspective of our own stories. From queer identity to Afro-Latinidad we are constantly reminded there is little room for our stories to reach the masses. Latinx On The Rise has changed that landscape with representation of all kinds of Latinx- ...
 
The mighty Lucha Libre champion of Mexico City does battle in and out of the ring with deadly vampires, dangerous mobsters, and the ethical complications of maintaining a rigid moral philosophy. A biweekly fiction adventure series created by Daniel Valero Fletcher, starring a Latinx lead cast and special guest stars from the real world of professional wrestling.
 
Chicano Mundo podcast is about Chicano culture. From music to art to the gentes, Chicano Mundo dives into the vast and rich culture that Chicano brings to society. As a first generation American, I felt the Pressure of keeping my Mexican identity, and accepting American culture. it wasn't until my early teen years I leaned towards Identifying myself as a Chicano. I fell in love with Chicano hip-hop, and as I grew older I started learning about the history of Chicano. From the Mayans and Azte ...
 
Let’s take a moment to define Beauty. How does it look? How does it feel? How does it translate through you? In today’s world of social media platforms, like Instagram and Facebook, we often see various perceptions of beauty. We compare ourselves to others in appearance, status and style, focusing on the world’s definition of Beauty, and often forgetting about the beauty within ourselves. The journey to the Beauteous You is not yet defined -- or is it? My name is Jamilly Whitfield and I am t ...
 
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In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, today's episode is a mix of clips from previous interviews with Dr. Chris Nelson (Episode 32), Dr. JD Lopez (Episode 28) and Dr. Amanda Tachine (Episode 30). They previously joined the Student Loan Podcast to help shed light on the intersection of tribal life and higher education. Be prepared to open your eyes t…
 
Ivan Estrada is one of Newsweek's "Best Realtors," as well as, a TV personality on shows like Open House, House Hunters and Million Dollar Listing. In today's episode we talk about following your passions even when your passions change. Committing to career moves is tough, especially when you're first gen. When you have the expectations to do bette…
 
Adriana Barraza is one of five Latinas to have ever been nominated for an Academy Award in acting. She is now starring in the new Blumhouse horror film 'Bingo Hell' on Amazon Prime Video, perfectly timed for Halloween. In this new interview, Adriana and I discuss being the first Latina actress in her 60s to lead a film. It was also directed and co-…
 
Lucia Pilar, teacher and personal finance coach, joins The Student Loan Podcast to share how her personal story as a first generation Mexican American college graduate formed her passion to share lessons of financial literacy within her community. Lucia Pilar created The Wealth and Health Journey to help first-generation, BIPOC, and women gain cont…
 
El Fuego Fuerte, the mighty champion of Mexico City, faces an ancient threat from the days of the bloodthirsty Aztec empire. When a terrible fate befalls his former rival, Fuerte must solve a mystery that leads him right to the doorstep of the brash and prickly newcomer, El Hijo Del Lobo Sangre. Can El Fuego Fuerte find and stop the deadly vampire …
 
in today's episode, Sigi dives into how chicano culture is not influential to this era of Chicano, Mexican, and latino people. We don't see any Chicano's culture, stilo, or lingo in the art. from music to content creators it is missing, but when it comes to comedy in FOOism it is alive, which could be a bit of a problem. press play to find out more…
 
Maria Mazon is chef/owner of Boca Tacos + Tequila in Tucson, AZ. She participated in Top Chef Portland and was one of the top-5 contestants. She grew up in Sonora, MX but now residing in Tucson, living bi-culturally has influenced her cook. She walks us through falling in love with cooking and the excitement that surrounded joining Top Chef. She ha…
 
Actress/producer Aubrey Plaza has become a cult indie film queen since her big break as April Ludgate on NBC’s “Parks And Recreation”. Since then she’s done popular films such as Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, and the Child’s Play reboot. She’s now coming off of a dramedy with Michael Caine called Best Sellers, is cu…
 
Do all concrete showers have spiders in them or do all spiders own a concrete shower? Jackie is on the hunt for the perfect gas station hodon while Jason questions his late blooming to chorizo. Would Jackie accidentally lead Jason to his rescue when the zombies start tearing down the door? Come hang out with us and the community over at our new dis…
 
Today, Umme Hoque, the Organizing Director for the Debt Collective joins the The Student Loan Podcast to discuss why student loan debt cancellation is desperately needed in America today. We discuss with Umme Hoque: The purpose and mission of the Debt Collective; Calls for President Biden to fix the current student loan debt crisis; The need for st…
 
Known for being one of the biggest comedians in Mexico, Eugenio Derbez made a splash in the indie film scene with his bilingual movie ‘Instructions Not Included,’ which became the highest-grossing Spanish-language film and the fourth highest-grossing foreign film of all time in the United States. He followed that up with ‘How to Be a Latin Lover,’ …
 
I‘m on the brink of turning 32 and I have to tell you that has given me a social media mid-life crisis. I‘m not interested in the dead end awareness social media brings us. I understand that having Latinx History month is important but I think that I‘m coming to a point where I want more from Latinx History month. Maybe I am extreme but maybe givin…
 
Senaida Ng joins the Student Loan Podcast to share how she manages life as an international student, startup founder, musician, and content creator. If you wanted to learn how such a mover and shaker gets this all done and so much more, then this episode is for you. We discuss with Senaida Ng: Ways that she has financed her education as an internat…
 
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! I am kicking off a retrospective series for Hispanic Heritage Month where I revisit with you my favorite interviews of the last five years. We start it off with the star of In The Heights and Transformers 7, actor/singer Anthony Ramos. In this interview I did with him on October 5th, 2018, Ramos is coming off of a co-…
 
Fernanda Kelly is a former Despierta America host turned fashion designer. Kelly is a passionate actress and clothing designer who shares empowering messages through her clothing. So many people I know have been looking at their careers and following their passions. It‘s a scary choice to take a leap of faith into something you love to do but in th…
 
Was everyone absent for sex education or were we let down by those who brought us up? Jason faces reality when he starts to question his jaundice while Jackie strolls the aisles of CVS with her dad in search of tampons. Is a fading memory the first symptom of microwaved maruchan? Come hang out with us and the community over at our new discord serve…
 
Happy Latinx Heritage Month! Daphné Vanessa and Shamil Rodriguez go over some of the latest higher education and student loans, but that's not all. This episode also shares plays clips from previous episodes that cover the student loan and higher education perspective of Latinx students and student loan borrowers. Visit the show notes for all the e…
 
My guest this week is Camila Legaspi, the Chief Content Officer of Latina Media Ventures, the company which owns Latina Magazine. She joins me this week for an in-depth discussion on the relaunch of Latina.com. We discuss why the brand took a hiatus, why it decided to return, and what role will it play for this new generation of Latinas. Can the br…
 
Looking back at the very beginning of COVID we forget how much young people‘s lives were interrupted and shaken up. When University‘s moved completely online many student‘s were not satisfied with their schooling. Anthony Cuellar talks about the affects COVID had on his students. From student‘s having to rent out hotel rooms in order to take finals…
 
Lisa Tahir is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from Louisiana and California. She is certified in EMDR level I, Reiki level II, and certified as a Thought Coach through the Institute for Transformational Thinking. Lisa is passionately committed to working with people to help them heal through all of the senses of the body by utilizing intui…
 
Gary Santos Mendoza joins the show to discuss higher education, mental health awareness, identity and how it all relates to student loans and the student experience. Gary currently serves as the director of the intercultural resource center at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. If you like discussing topics like gender identity, mental health, cultu…
 
Listen, I know that I‘ve talked a lot about the Pandemics affects on our lives but let‘s be honest, it‘s been a whirlwind. After close to a year and a half of working from home people were able to take a step back and look at how their job treats them. I know so many people that started seeking new job opportunities. I always hear that restaurants …
 
In this episode, director Rodrigo Reyes discusses his new film '499,' a documentary about how Spanish colonialism has traumatized the people of Mexico today. He and I will talk about how he got his movie funded and what inspired him to make this film. And I also talk to Stanford Professor Tomás Jiménez about the latest Census numbers and what they …
 
Gary Santos Mendoza joins the show to discuss higher education, mental health awareness, identity and how it all relates to student loans and the student experience. Gary currently serves as the director of the intercultural resource center at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. If you like discussing topics like gender identity, mental health, cultu…
 
Dominican-born Emilio Sosa, the new Chair of the American Theatre Wing, is the first Latino to chair the prestigious organization. He is a Tony-nominated costume designer whose Broadway career includes, ON YOUR FEET!, MOTOWN: The Musical, and his Tony nomination for Gershwin’s PORGY AND BESS. We discuss his humble beginnings as a young Dominican li…
 
Daphné Vanessa and Shamil Rodriguez discuss the origins of The Student Loan Podcast and the startup they co-founded that allows for students and alumni to serve the community and receive payments towards their student loans or tuition in return. Learn more at StartNoo.com to see if StartNoo is on your campus. Show notes for today's episode: https:/…
 
In this episode I talk about my beginnings with On The Rise Media and how much we've grown over the past year. I am so grateful for the growth I've had. It has been slow and steady but amazing strides. I also speak about the chaotic exodus of American troops from Afghanistan. I spoke about the copy/paste way the US invades countries and then leaves…
 
I talk to Uruguayan filmmaker Maximiliano Contenti whose new horror film THE LAST MATINEE is in theaters right now. We discuss the 90’s inspiration behind the film as well as tackle colorism in Uruguayan and Argentine cinema. How does it relate to American cinema today? Plus, how do his generations’ filmmakers feel about the Hollywood industry toda…
 
Adam Minsky, Esq. joins the show to share why he started a practice over 10 years ago that focuses on protecting the rights of student loans borrowers. Adam is also a Senior Contributor for Forbes and shares recent student loan news that can impact many student loan borrowers and how they might prepare for them. In today's episode we cover: Knowing…
 
It's no secret Asian talent and creators are in high demand in Hollywood right now. Teresa Hsiao, creator and showrunner of 'Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens,' realizes how much interest there is for her and her friends right now. Latinos are starting to see glimmers, but for us, it's not the same. We're struggling in Hollywood, the numbers back it up…
 
Are middle children doomed to a life long journey of inadequate independence? Jackie's landlord hangs around the corners of the building scaring off the ghosts of school children. Jason's quarter life crisis brings his attention to the sleep paralysis demons. Please check your fire alarm batteries so you know the next time your heuvos burn. Come ha…
 
After a suicide attempt, luv Mrk founder Hailima Yates wanted to stop feeling numb, sad, and angry at the world. When life’s challenges anchored her down, emotional distress kidnapped her spirit. She needed to rediscover her power to change her life, Hailima faced the sources that birthed her fears, shattered her self-esteem, and created her self-s…
 
If you thought you were busy, then you haven't met Dr. Ijeoma Kola. She joins the Student Loan podcast not only to share how she went from undergraduate to her Ph.D. without taking on any student loan debt, but how she is paying it forward for other black women and nonbinary doctoral candidates through her nonprofit Cohort Sistas. Dr. Kola is not o…
 
In today's episode we have former professor and author J.L. Torres. We speak quiet a bit about the Puerto Rican experience in regards to many things but especially to mirgration. We also speak about his book with the same title and how migrating has been rooted in our civilization and culture. However, we also speak about the imperial legacy of the…
 
Today, Mike Kleba, a 20+ year public school teacher, co-author of the book Otherful, school culture expert and climber of Mount Kilimanjaro (no, that wasn't a typo) joins the show. Mike goes into how teachers and school leaders can change the culture of their schools and therefore the student experience by making a shift in their leadership. Today'…
 
In this week's episode, I invite a few friends to recommend what they've enjoyed reading, watching, or listening to as of late. Maybe it'll help you choose your next mental escape. Gonzalo Peña - InnoLatino Podcast Agustina Gamero Roman Rojas - Tremenda Vaina Podcast Juan Doe - http://www.juandoe.com Highly Relevant Playlist Conexión Total - Bomba …
 
Tragos is a card game inspired by cultura! Carolina Acosta is the brains behind the operation and she shared with us how she became an accidental entrepreneur. How many times have you played "American" card games and don't know a what a word means or who the card is referencing. Even with Heads Up I've felt lost as to who or what I was describing. …
 
Have you ever faced a challenge or decision that felt so overwhelming you had no idea where to start? Choose Better provides a systematic approach to solving any problem, no matter how difficult. Designed by Dr. Timothy Yen, this series of questions will lead you step-by-step out of that state of indecision and into vibrant, confident action. Tune …
 
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