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Host Odus Evbagharu and sports reporter Ishmael Johnson hit the studio during the summer to discuss Bobcat Athletics and the accomplishments Texas State chalked up during the last academic year.

The duo also talk about the Wold Cup, the recent NBA Finals and what LeBron is thinking about as he breaks contract with the Miami Heat and heads into free agency.

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New guests Amanda and Breanna join the discussion with Odus on the third installment of A Community of Culture: The Feminist Perspective.

This episode dives into the neverending topics of what sex, love and rape culture mean in society and to the feminism movement. You don’t want to miss what this trio has to say.

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Odus, Imani and Aubrie turn back to the mic for the second chapter of A Community of Culture: The Feminist Perspective.

This week the discourse turns to inequality and double standards, including pay, leaves of absence, job competition and physical appearance expectations of women.

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Welcome back!

Over the summer, The University Star will be delving into one of today’s most touched-on issues, feminism.

In the first episode, Imani, Odus and Aubrie explore a variety of topics, including the difficulty in defining feminism, gender roles, the generation gap between older feminist movements and where it stands today and Hollywood’s effect on society.

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The curtain falls on Black History Month as Odus, Imani and Brandon adjourn the fourth chapter of A Community of Culture: The Black Perspective.

The triad brings to the table the in-depth discussion of interracial relationships, from white men with black women and white women with black men to other minorities and the perceptions and stigmas attached to those relationships.

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Fillippa, Breanna, Brandon and Odus chime in for the last time, wrapping up the fourth and final chapter of A Community of Culture: The Gay Perspective.

This episode seeks to divulge the resources available to the LGBT students on campus through allies, activism and organizations and takes a look at pride, religion and dating within the community.

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Brandon, Odus and Imani return for the third installment of A Community of Culture: The Black Perspective.

This time around, the trio considers the influence black heritage has on the naming of children and “playing by the rules”, superficial discrimination in the workplace based on names and racial profiling and stereotyping.

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The quintet is back in full force, taking to the mic to bare a wide variety of affairs encountered by the LGBT community in the third episode of A Community of Culture: The Gay Perspective.

Ernest, Odus, Fillippa, Breanna and Brandon dig deep for answers in regard to gender in the community, examining the increasingly non-binary nature of gender and the erasure of those groups who cannot be so narrowly defined, the comparison of how lesbians are fetishized while gays are demonized and fashion’s role as it relates to gender identity.

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The University Star cast unveils new topics for the second episode of A Community of Culture: The Black Perspective.

Imani, Brandon and Odus are back for round two to talk about media representation, white privilege and the pressure on black individuals to surpass preconceived notions to truly “succeed.”

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Tune in to Black History Month with Odus, Imani and Brandon as they host the inaugural episode of A Community of Culture: The Black Perspective.

The trio opens the four-podcast series with a discussion of black history, black hair and black music, honoring February’s annual recognition of African American culture.

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