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Each week on "University College" we will discuss issues ranging from politics and economic empowerment to Black fatherhood and pop culture. We try to provide a nuanced discussion about a vast array of subject matter from the perspective of three Black Males who are family men and have been friends for more than 10 years. We hope you join us and we appreciate the feedback. For booking, please email universitycollege@yahoo.com. Listen. Discuss. Engage. Be the Change.

Each week on "University College" we will discuss issues ranging from politics and economic empowerment to Black fatherhood and pop culture. We try to provide a nuanced discussion about a vast array of subject matter from the perspective of three Black Males who are family men and have been friends for more than 10 years. We hope you join us and we appreciate the feedback. For booking, please email universitycollege@yahoo.com. Listen. Discuss. Engage. Be the Change.
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Each week on "University College" we will discuss issues ranging from politics and economic empowerment to Black fatherhood and pop culture. We try to provide a nuanced discussion about a vast array of subject matter from the perspective of three Black Males who are family men and have been friends for more than 10 years. We hope you join us and we appreciate the feedback. For booking, please email universitycollege@yahoo.com. Listen. Discuss. Engage. Be the Change.

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Episodes

Episode 70 - Adulting

5/28/2018
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In this week's edition of University College, we take a look at adulting. A made up word, the trials, tribulations and triumph are too real for most of us. Is there a manual for how to adult properly? Further, what are the trademarks of being a successful adult? Is it owning a home, making and keeping friends, handling your money properly? For everyone, the proper version of being an adult means different things. We ask specific questions this week, including: 1) Is there any shame in...

Duration:01:08:43

Episode 69 - This is America...Sort Of

5/16/2018
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UC family, welcome back! Its been a while since we dropped a recording, but episode 69 is available! This week, we discuss the importance of Mother's Day and the uselessness of Father's Day. What did we think about Donald Glover's "This is America" video? Listen to find out. We also ask the question, can you be woke if you're dating outside of your race? This discussion then leads to a quick talk about what is "normal" versus what is "weird"? Do these labels even mean anything...

Duration:00:44:02

Episode 68 - Enemy of the State?

4/26/2018
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Things get a little chippy in this edition of University College. With the recent Cohen bombshell...is Special Counsel Robert Mueller barking up the wrong tree? Will Mike FINALLY admit that where there's smoke, there's the Trump administration in a dumpster fire? We also take a look at James Comey's new book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership. Was Comey doing the righteous thing and defending the integrity of the FBI, or was he feeding his own ego and grandstanding? We also...

Duration:01:01:57

Episode 67 - Them vs. Us?

4/19/2018
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Welcome back to University College! Recently, a discussion has re-ignited about how to join together the different parts of the African diaspora in America. Black Americans feel that their brothers and sisters from Africa judge them—while many first-generation Africans in America have the belief that Black Americans have squandered opportunities. In reality, we each have something to learn from one another and ultimately share the same cultural space. This week, we are joined by Dr. Nehdia...

Duration:01:01:20

Episode 66 - The Lost Episode

4/4/2018
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Think of this entire episode as a "from the archives," "cutting room floor-esque" recording. We talk about Trump and his inability to weather the Stormy, we discuss men who blame their wives for $30,000 doors, and wrinkles in time.

Duration:00:48:21

Episode 65 - MyDegreeIsBlack.com

3/20/2018
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In this special episode, we sit down with Jamian Lattin-Simms and J. Albert Nicklos of My Degree is Black. We discuss their motivation behind the organization, and continue to further our discussions about how representation matter.

Duration:00:46:04

Episode 64 - #WakandaForever

2/22/2018
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#WakandaForever! You've undoubtedly seen this phrase all over social media due to the amazing success of the CBM "Black Panther". We take a look at the movie, the themes, the characters, the messages that the movie conveys to our youth, and why POSITIVE representation on screen is a good thing. There are a few plot details that we discuss so if you have not seen the film yet, go see it and then come back. As always, we welcome your feedback!

Duration:00:43:21

Episode 63 - Blacks Should Vote Republican

2/8/2018
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Blacks and the GOP have a very unhealthy relationship with each other. The GOP generally has no problem telling minorities what they feel about them, and do not generally promote nor pass policies to help African Americans out. However, there was a time when the majority of African Americans that could vote chose to align with the Republican party--the so-called party of Lincoln. In this episode of University College, we briefly discuss the history of Blacks and the Republican party--as...

Duration:00:22:47

Episode 62 - State of Dis-union

2/1/2018
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Welcome back to University College! In this episode, we dissect the effectiveness of President Donald Trump's first State of the Union. The pomp, the circumstance, the red meat thrown out to his base, we look at everything. What did POTUS say--but more importantly, what did he leave out?

Duration:00:29:10

Ep 61 - The GOP's Shutdown Shitshow

1/31/2018
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What exactly happened with the government shutdown from a couple of days back? Mike, Curt, and I break it down. Let us know your thoughts about the new shortened show format as well! Reach out at universitycollege@yahoo.com, or @ucollege on Instagram, or @UnivCollegeBTC on Twitter.

Duration:00:20:07

Episode 60 - Hell Hath No "Fire and Fury"...

1/10/2018
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In this edition of the U.C., we take a look at "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff. Several allegations are made in the book--and regardless of whether they're true or not, the book is certainly entertaining. We take a look at some of the claims, discuss Trump's mental fitness and more.

Duration:00:21:56

Episode 59 - #Oprah2020

1/9/2018
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Happy New Year! It is now 2018, and you are officially tuned in to University College Podcast! For our dedicated listeners, we welcome you back. To our new listeners, welcome to the party and we hope you come back. This week we dissect Oprah Winfrey's 2018 Golden Globe speech. Can the network and talkshow mogul catapult that speech all the way to the White House? Does the public even want another non-politician in office? More importantly, can she beat Donald Trump if she decides to...

Duration:00:21:47

Episode 58 - Christmas Crabs in a Bucket

12/23/2017
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Happy holidays from the University College team! This week, we explore the intellectual "rap" beef between Cornell West and Ta-Nehisi Coates. Is Dr. West a natural born hater or should Coates expand his criticisms a bit more? Also, what the hell is Lavar Ball doing? And which Kobe is the best Kobe-- #8 or #24?

Duration:00:37:43

Episode 57 - At Least 'Bama Didn't Elect a Pedophile

12/15/2017
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This week, we look at a pretty significant moment in American politics: a Democrat was elected over a shady, sketchy, accused child molester Republican in the state of Alabama. Yes, Jones v. Moore was everything you expected it to be, and yet nothing that anyone needed. We take a look at how the vote turned out, what's next for Moore, and is this actually a loss that Trump can't shake off.

Duration:00:41:08

Episode 56 - 1, 2...Mueller's Coming for You

12/12/2017
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Welcome back to University College. Mueller is coming for everyone, it seems. And while Coleman continues to assert that there is only smoke and no fire--its getting more and more difficult to see how the entire Trump team doesn't get burned.

Duration:00:55:19

Episode 55 - The GOP's R. Kelly Problem

11/16/2017
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This week, we take a quick look at the GOPs "Roy Moore" problem. As more and more allegations continue to surface about his alleged criminal interactions with underaged women--what exactly will the GOP do? Is this all a setup to put current Attorney General Jeff Sessions back as senator of Alabama so that a new AG can kill the Russia investigation? We also look at revisions to the proposed tax plan, as well as GQ Magazine's 2017 Man of the Year. Here's a hint, its Colin Kaepernick.

Duration:00:41:45

Ep 54 - To Tax or Not to Tax

11/7/2017
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Welcome back to the U.C.! This week, we send special prayers and thoughts to the victims of Sutherland Springs, Texas--site of yet another mass shooting. We discuss the timeline of the tragedy as well as opine about vigilante justice. Does Trump's new tax plan work for your income range? We break down the in's and out's for you. Have a listen, #ShareTheEpisode. Listen. Discuss. Engage. Be the Change.

Duration:00:36:00

Episode 53 - Issa Indictment

11/2/2017
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You're probably going through the PVAMU Homecoming hangover. No problem, come hang with the men of UC Podcast. This week, we discuss the latest indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates and how it will impact Trump. We also discuss the fallout with actor Kevin Spacey and what this means for "House of Cards" and Netflix. Finally, we take a look at why its pretty stupid to compare athletes to prison inmates. We extend our prayers to the people in New York impacted by the latest...

Duration:00:48:50

Episode 52 - #PVHC2k17

10/26/2017
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IT IS HOMECOMING WEEK AT PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY! While Mike and Vern will not be able to attend, Curtiss will be there! This week, we dissect the issue of systemic harassment illustrated by the Weinstein sex scandal. We also discuss The Undefeated's "NBA 50 Greatest Players (Remix)" list. Finally, we close out with a look at one of an HBCUs most time-honored traditions: Homecoming.

Duration:00:42:35

Episode 51 - Trump, Jemele, Puerto Rico and More

10/18/2017
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University College is back with Episode 51! This week, we discuss Trump and his continued response to Puerto Rico. We also discuss Jemele Hill's suspension from ESPN. Has her twitter fingers gotten her into trouble, or is she standing up for the culture? We tackle all of this and much more! We hope you'll join us.

Duration:00:48:56