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Episodes

Episode 7.6 – Loneliness

4/11/2019
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This week, Barâa and Buraidah chat about loneliness and how it relates to the people, places and experiences (such as education) that are constantly changing around us.

Duration:00:23:18

Episode 7.5 – Solidarity & Change: A Conversation About New Zealand

3/28/2019
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Barâa and Buraidah reflect on and discuss the tragedy in New Zealand and some of the changes that happened in the days that followed.

Duration:00:30:58

Episode 7.4 – Interview With Uzma Jalaluddin

3/14/2019
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This week, Barâa and Buraidah chat (virtually) with the wonderful Uzma Jalaluddin. Teacher, Toronto Star columnist and author, Uzma has popped by The Watering Hole to talk about her first novel, Ayesha At Last, and more!

Duration:00:27:43

Episode 7.3 – Interview With Jamaal Jackson Rogers

2/28/2019
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This week, Barâa and Buraidah sit down and chat creative entrepreneurship, mentorship and more with acclaimed poet and arts educator Jamaal Jackson Rogers, who also brought along some of his own work to share.

Duration:00:29:49

Episode 7.2 – Political Satire & Misrepresentation

2/14/2019
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Barâa and Buraidah tap into their thoughts on political satire and what they think about people forming their ideologies and opinions based on these many satirical soundbites.

Duration:00:23:57

Episode 7.1 – Cultural Appropriation

1/25/2019
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 Barâa and Buraidah are back for Season 7 of The Watering Hole! On the season premiere, they discuss the question of cultural appropriation, and what it means to take on a culture that is not one’s own.

Duration:00:23:58

Season 6 Finale – 2018 Reflections

1/3/2019
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Happy New Year – and we’ve got a season finale for you to enjoy as you start it! In this final episode of Season 6, Barâa and Buraidah reflect on their experiences and perspectives from throughout 2018.

Duration:00:26:35

Episode 6.6 – Useless Degrees, Part 2

12/13/2018
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A few years ago, we discussed the notion of useless degrees when Barâa began studying at Carleton University. Fast forward to now, and Barâa has graduated with her degree in-hand! This week, Barâa has Rosa – one of our lovely… Continue Reading →

Duration:00:31:55

Episode 6.3 • Warping Space And Time

10/18/2018
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And we’re onto Season 6, Episode 3! This week, Barâa and Buraidah chat about what it would be like if they took The Watering Hole on the road – and through time – to embrace the different perspectives, social contexts… Continue Reading →

Duration:00:15:36

Episode 6.2 • The Essence of Water and Journalism

10/4/2018
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Season 6, Episode 2 is here, with Barâa and Buraidah discussing the roots – and the essence – of The Watering Hole and the value of communities uniting. Join us #ByTheWater – and don’t forget to let us know what… Continue Reading →

Duration:00:15:14

Season Six Premiere: Updates, changes and a call for ideas

9/20/2018
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We’re excited to launch season six with some new team members and new ideas! Disclaimer: We’re recording this episode from the comfort of our home.

Duration:00:14:42

Our all time favorite movies: The good, the bad, and the ugly.

11/28/2017
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In which Buraidah and Baraa talk about their favourite movies, find out that Baraa lives under a rock, and that they both share a passionate dislike for a certain jazzy musical rom-com.

Duration:00:39:18

An interview with Elizabeth May

11/14/2017
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Baraa interviews the leader of the Green party, Elizabeth May, and they discuss what drew her to politics, why young people should care about the environment, and how they can become more politically active.

Duration:00:20:40

Muslims and the media: An interview with Myriam Francois

11/7/2017
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We are very excited to share with you this week’s episode of The Watering Hole. Dr. Myriam Francois joins us from the UK through the power of the Internet to talk Muslims, media, and academia. She gives us her hot takes on… Continue Reading →

Duration:00:39:08

Important Life Decisions with Baraa: Medical School

10/24/2017
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In this episode, Buraidah questions Barâa about applying to medical school and how to dare to make decisions in unconventional ways. We hope you enjoy the episode. Let us know how you make decisions?

Duration:00:17:22

Season Five Premiere: Is the glass half full or empty?

10/17/2017
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The Watering Hole team welcomes you back to a fifth season of the podcast! In this episode, Barâa and Buriadah question each about about optimism- is it worth it? Is it useful? Does it have the power to change the… Continue Reading →

Duration:00:15:25

One hot minute: Season Finale

5/23/2017
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In which we learn about Barâa’s experience on public transportation, Rosa’s awkward small talk, and Buriadah’s jellyfish encounters. For this sea, The Watering Hole plays a hot minute (a made up game) where they tell one-minute anecdotes about a random subject.… Continue Reading →

Duration:00:42:00

Chai, Memes, and Tangents: A Conversation with Ahmed Ali Akbar

2/14/2017
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We speak to Buzzfeed staff writer and podcast host Ahmed Ali Akbar about finding a new place to live, Muslim shenanigans, and how memes can change the world.

Duration:00:37:35

Let’s talk shit: An interview with Jack Sim

2/7/2017
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We talk about making toilets sexy, why you should do things that matter to you, and why it’s never to late to make a difference.

Duration:00:29:23