Let’s Talk Weekly Podcast: Episodes 1-10

3 Jun

We now have 11 episodes posted to date. I thought it would be good to take a look and share all of our podcasts in one post from the beginning. We have more to come in the future. Stay tuned!

LTW Podcast: Ep.1 – Kai Smith

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Let’s Talk Weekly Podcast: Ep. 11 – Enter DJ Reimei

3 Jun

The long wait is over. We are back this time with a co-host. You met him in our fifth episode about Doctor Who (season one of the show). This time, we we talk about who Leonard is and the ideas he has for the continuation of the show. And more Doctor Who!

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Valentine’s Day … The (NSFW) Justice League’s Way

14 Feb

As anyone can imagine, fighting crime across the globe and the universe can be a hard task. Sure, catching the bad guy’s is one thing, but catching someone to steal your heart is another. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Nerdist, has done another Justice League inspired holiday video. Continue reading

St. Agnes Hospital and Nursing School

13 Feb Taking care of a patient at St. Agnes, 1949. Image from the State Archives

David Fitts:

In doing research for a project I am working on, I was led here. Take the time to learn about some of the great things in not only African American history, but North Carolina history.

Originally posted on Adventures in North Carolina Culture:

All this month we’re bringing you stories from North Carolina’s black history. Check back here each week day for a new tidbit from our state’s African American’s past.
Taking care of a patient at St. Agnes, 1949. Image from the State Archives

Taking care of a patient at St. Agnes, 1949. Image from the State Archives

Sarah Hunter, wife of the fourth principal of St. Augustine’s College, saw the need for a hospital for Raleigh’s African American community and realized that the opportunity was there to provide training for black medical professionals. St. Agnes Hospital was the fruit of her labor, and opened October 18, 1896. The nursing school, offering the first professional training for black nurses in North Carolina, graduated its first students two years later. Much of the training was on-the-job, but there were also some lectures.

A larger, more modern hospital was completed in 1909. It was built by St. Augustine’s masonry students from stone quarried on campus. The…

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#TBT – Vader’s Look Back

13 Feb

In honor of Throwback Thursday and the Facebook Look Back videos, I thought I would share something that has been making the rounds. Yesterday, I came across a video made by a YouTube user, Joshua Dill, who created a Facebook Look Back video for Darth Vader. If you are a Star Wars fan or someone who likes funny videos and I sense that you are, then you’ll enjoy this tale of a lad from a galaxy far, far away. May the Force be with you. Continue reading