In this episode of the Strive, Chase Praeger goes into the struggles he faced with trying to sublease apartments and wanted to find an easier alternative. He co-founded Leasify, a platform that makes it easier to find or rent your apartment, and relieves you of additional stress, with Chris Hailey. Praeger goes into how he came up with the idea, and advice he’d give other entrepreneurs after his two years of learning what the start-up industry is like.
The pandemic was a silver lining for pets. Shelters saw an increase in animal adoptions and foster pets. Across the nation, shelters even ran out of adoptable animals. But, while the new pets have provided many with love and affection during the isolating months of lockdown, pandemic puppies come with a lot of work. In this episode, Sutton Reekes talks to experts and pandemic puppy owners to learn more about what to expect and look forward to when the cuddly, cute pup comes home.
International students faced unique challenges during the pandemic, such as taking class in a different time zone and various levels of isolation.
In the first episode of Office Hours, Julia talks to Professor Emily Anderson about books, loneliness, learning, and the pandemic. They both agree - books are your friend
Welcome to The Strive! A podcast that dives into the stages of what it’s like to build a startup. By interviewing current students who are in the process of developing their own business, aspiring entrepreneurs can gain insight and advice from their peers. In this episode of the Strive, Shub Gaur explains the thinking behind the idea of Spree, an extension that compares prices from thousands of sites. Gaur dives into how he built his start-up, shares his advice for those who want to build their own business, and why he went into the industry. Shub Gaur is a USC sophomore studying computer science and business administration. The start-up idea started in Lavalab, a start-up incubator that connects founders to resources. This is where Gaur met his two co-founders, Stephanie Noh and Tyler Fong. He is currently a part of the Troy Labs accelerator. Gaur and his co-founders are still developing the extension.
Kid Hastings is a USC junior and an artist, producer and writer. Through a blend of indie rock, pop, jazz and funk, Hastings creates music that both “doesn’t take itself too seriously” but also can be “brutally honest.” His latest single, “Call Me Up,” is the first off of his newest project to be released this year. It utilizes “airy synths,” “crunchy” textures and “choir-eque” backup vocals.
In this interview, we discuss how journalism around politics has changed, the upcoming election, and the topics that will most likely be covered in this last leg of the 2020 Presidential race.
Melinda shares about her experience creating a career grounded in entrepreneurial passion.
A conversation with USC International Relations professor Dr. Steven Lamy about President Trump's threats to trigger the Insurrection Act in response to protests, and what that would mean.
Rising USC junior Julio Martinez recites his powerful poem about the racism and hate that plagues our country.
"Mind reader" and mentalist magician Jonathan Pritchard shares his tips and tactics to mind reading, and entrepreneur Danny Newman discusses his innovative dating app, Dandy.
This interview features a discussion about corporate social responsibility between USC business professors Dr. Katherine Harrington and Professor Adlai Wertman.
An interview with New York Times investigative journalist, Brian Rosenthal.
This interview features a conversation with award-winning podcaster, Earlonne Woods, co-producer of the popular podcast, "Ear Hustle."
Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of rape and criminal sexual act his New York trial today—more than two years after allegations against the Hollywood mogul first emerged. Weinstein faces up to 29 years in prison after being found guilty of rape in the third degree, and a criminal sexual act in the first degree.