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Lively conversation about sports, entertainment and news at Illinois State University

Lively conversation about sports, entertainment and news at Illinois State University

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United States

Description:

Lively conversation about sports, entertainment and news at Illinois State University

Twitter:

@The_Vidette

Language:

English

Contact:

309-438-7688


Episodes

Tea Time: The glamorization of serial killers, true crime series is not OK

9/26/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Erin Gessert could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast "Tea Time," they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, our hosts discuss the newest Netflix docuseries "Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story" that was released Wednesday. After the series prompted a lot of backlash on social media, Elizabeth and Erin talk about how the media tends to romanticize...

Duration:00:23:32

Tea Time: Discussing mental health remains vital all year, not just for Suicide Prevention Month

9/19/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Erin Gessert could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast "Tea Time," they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, our hosts highlight the importance of celebrating September as Suicide Prevention Month. Along with taking a look at statistics about suicide in the United States, Erin and Elizabeth stress the importance of seeking help regarding your mental...

Duration:00:21:23

Tea Time: Addressing the misinformation surrounding the SAFE-T Act, 'Illinois Purge' bill

9/14/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Erin Gessert could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast "Tea Time," they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, our hosts discuss the details of the SAFE-T Act and address how quickly misinformation can spread on social media. After social media users began calling the act the "Illinois Purge," Erin and Elizabeth took the time to review the act and separate...

Duration:00:26:41

The first episode of Redbird Report for Fall 2022

8/31/2022
In this week's episode of Redbird Report, we preview ISU football and what to expect in a new look offense. We then discuss what to expect with volleyball this year before looking at soccer's tough start to the season.

Duration:00:18:52

Tea Time: Reflecting on the new-age college experience: loans, pandemics and more

8/29/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Erin Gessert could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast "Tea Time," they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, our hosts reflect on a new school year with some new changes, for better and for worse. Elizabeth and Erin speak on the hop topic of student loan forgiveness, along with what appears to be never-ending pandemics, recessions and "once in a lifetime"...

Duration:00:24:08

Vidette senior editors (and senior citizen) sign off at Illinois State University

5/6/2022
Outgoing senior editors at The Vidette share thoughts about their time at The Vidette and Illinois State and their futures beyond the newspaper and college. Sports Editor Jake Sermersheim, Night Editor Flora Seidler and Photo Editor Alex Gant are joined by John Plevka, the editorial adviser at The Vidette. Plevka is retiring at the end of May.

Duration:00:18:47

Tea Time: Despite extravagance, several celebrities fell short of 'gilded glamour' at Met Gala

5/6/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Sandra Esparza could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast 'Tea Time,' they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, the hosts talk about the best and worst dressed celebrities at the Met Gala. After it looks like many people struggled to stay on theme this year, Elizabeth and Sandra talk about what "gilded glamour" really means and what improvements people...

Duration:00:25:37

Tea Time: The threat to overturn Roe v. Wade has potential to endanger American women

5/3/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Sandra Esparza could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast 'Tea Time,' they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, the hosts talk about the leaked document from the U.S. Supreme Court that details the justice's opinion about overturning key court rulings in regards to abortion rights. Sandra and Elizabeth discuss the implications this has for American women...

Duration:00:22:54

Podcast: MVC baseball comes to a close

5/3/2022
In this week's episode of MVC Weekly, we discuss the final few weeks of the MVC baseball season and take a look at some teams who might compete for the top spot.

Duration:00:18:04

BirdBirds | Episode 23: Illinios State University creative writing prof visits for final chapter

4/29/2022
Hosts Kylie Hagmann, Kathryn Evenson, and Marisa Medine are back again. The three, who are also copy editors for Videtteonline.com, call their podcast series the BookBirds. They admit they could talk for hours about books, writing, life and everything in between. This week, they had another special guest. Professor Gabe Gudding, their current Studies in Creative Writing professor joined them to discuss his experience with creative writing, along with his love of poetry and literature. They...

Duration:00:43:12

Tea Time: Elon Musk buying Twitter in the name of 'free speech' is dangerous

4/28/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Sandra Esparza could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast 'Tea Time,' they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, the hosts talk about Elon Musk's recent announcement that he bought Twitter for $44 billion. After Musk said that Twitter has a problem with censorship, Sandra and Elizabeth discuss the difference between free speech and misinformation. With all...

Duration:00:23:04

Podcast: MVC baseball hits full stride and ISU women's basketball adds a huge piece

4/22/2022
In this week's episode of MVC Weekly, we discuss MVC baseball as it stands in the heart of conference play. At the end, we discuss ISU women's basketball's addition of former Division II Player of the Year Paige Robinson.

Duration:00:15:13

Tea Time: Johnny Depp's evidence against Amber Heard shows need to believe male survivors

4/21/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Sandra Esparza could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast 'Tea Time,' they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, the hosts talk about the still-current Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard court case. After being accused of domestic violence in their past divorce case, Depp is now speaking up saying he is the real survivor of abuse, pointing to Heard as his abuser....

Duration:00:23:14

Podcast: Women's golf takes home the crown and a look at ISU baseball and softball

4/20/2022
In this week's episode of the Redbird Report, we discuss ISU women's golf's Missouri Valley Conference Championship and what to expect going forward. We then look at ISU baseball and softball up to this point before discussing the men's basketball transfer portal.

Duration:00:19:12

Podcast: The top of MVC baseball and a look at ISU basketball

4/15/2022
In this week's episode of MVC Weekly, we discuss Missouri Valley Conference baseball and take our shot at who we think will come out on top of the conference. At the end, we discuss the turnover of Illinois State basketball and what to expect going forward.

Duration:00:17:06

Bookbirds | Ep22: A hyper(bole)-active conversation

4/15/2022
Hosts Kylie Hagmann, Kathryn Evenson, and Marisa Medine are back again. The three, who are also copy editors for Videtteonline.com, call their podcast series the BookBirds. They admit they could talk for hours about books, writing, life and everything in between. This week (Episode 22) The BookBirds discuss what they are currently reading before they dive into the discussion of books that are either worth the hype or not worth it. They discuss different books such as “Twilight,” “To All the...

Duration:00:23:09

Tea Time: The power, influence of toxic masculinity with the rise of podcasts

4/13/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Sandra Esparza could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast 'Tea Time,' they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, the hosts talk about the rise of the 'alpha male' podcasting and social media world. After a clip of a podcast went viral containing misogynistic content, Sandra and Elizabeth evaluate the effects that clips and episodes like that could have on...

Duration:00:23:05

Bookbirds | Episode 22: A chat with author Jenna Goldsmith

4/11/2022
Hosts Kylie Hagmann, Kathryn Evenson, and Marisa Medine are back again. The three, who are also copy editors for Videtteonline.com, call their podcast series the BookBirds. They admit they could talk for hours about books, writing, life and everything in between. This week, a special guest was featured on the show! The Book Birds talk with Jenna Goldsmith, the assistant director of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at ISU. They discuss her new book, “There Is No College In...

Duration:00:40:17

Tea Time: Talking through the nominations, winners and awards at the Grammys

4/6/2022
Hosts Elizabeth Urban and Sandra Esparza could go on and on about any topic, from politics to the latest movies. On their podcast 'Tea Time,' they cover weekly topics that change depending on school, the season or even their moods. In this episode, the hosts talk about the 64th annual Grammys. Sandra and Elizabeth discuss the winners, the performances and all things award show related. From Best New Artist to Album of the Year, the hosts talk about this year's nominations and decide who...

Duration:00:21:54

Redbird Report April 6

4/6/2022
Hosts Jake Sermersheim and Scott Prerost break down ISU baseball and softball's recent play, along with news of basketball's transfer portal.

Duration:00:21:41