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Welcome to BlackBox! This is a podcast that facilitates discussion among a diversity of Black students at Northwestern University regarding a wide variety of topics.
Oct 30, 2019
House Hunters - Wildcat Style
On episode 3, Freddie, Aaron and Alisa give their take on the best dorms on campus (2:07), the worst dorms on campus (32:10) and their experiences living off campus (44:55). Alisa opens up about her trauma from living in West Fairchild (9:30), and her stance on RAs (51:03).
Oct 9, 2019
Party at XX Foster
On Episode 2, Brittany, Frederick, and Aaron talk about their experiences with undergrad party culture (1:20), the time Brittany carried her friend all the way from Burger King to the fourth floor of Bobb (19:32), their biggest irrational fears (22:50), the time Aaron blacked out (29:00), and how hard is too hard to go on Dillo (37:46).
Oct 1, 2019
Hot Nerd Fall
Welcome back! To start off the second season of BlackBox, hosts Brittany Henry and Ruth Teklu dive deep into Hot Nerd Fall (3:38) to celebrate their first last day of college (12:09), name their Top Three Megan Thee Stallion songs (26:37), and banter about Ruth's love for talk shows (32:56).
Dec 2, 2018
Football, Friends, and Blackness
For our fifth episode, we talk to special guests Brian Bullock, Jesse Meyler and Jordan Thompson on their experiences as Black athletes at Northwestern with our hosts: Aaron Lewis, Brittany Henry and Ruth Teklu
Nov 25, 2018
Colonizers on Campus
For our fourth episode, we recap on a run-in we had recording our second episode and talk about our experiences with white people with our core four hosts: Aaron Lewis, Alisa Nazaire, Brittany Henry and Ruth Teklu.
Nov 18, 2018
My #TrueNorthwestern (Adjusting to College)
For our third episode we talk about our experience with adjusting to college life with our key contributors: Ruth Teklu, Alisa Nazaire, and Aaron Lewis. In this episode, our guest speaker Afnan Elsheikh joins us!
Nov 11, 2018
For our second episode we talk about problematic celebrities with our key contributors: Ruth Teklu, Alisa Nazaire, and Brittany Henry.
Nov 4, 2018
Shooting Your Shot
For our first episode we talk about shooting your shot with our key contributors: Ruth Teklu, Aaron Lewis, Alisa Nazaire, and Brittany Henry