Jarod Davis & James Purkey, students from the Humanities and Communications department at Trine University, discuss the latest news and events happening at the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences.


  • What is Love?

    What is Love?

    11/02/2020 Duración: 16min

    It’s almost Valentine’s Day and James and Jarod are discussing the origins of the beloved holiday. Honestly, it’s crazy how long this holiday has been going on! Other than that it’s a short episode this week but it ends with some important announcements for HAC students.

  • Blake Williams and His Time in HAC

    Blake Williams and His Time in HAC

    05/02/2020 Duración: 34min

    Blake Williams, a freshmen communication major, joins Jarod and James to discuss all that he’s accomplished so far in the HAC department. From being a recipient of the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences scholarship to being recently cast as the male lead for the recent play, Blake has got a lot under his belt only being a freshmen. The trio then get into some deep conversations about their HAC majors and discuss why they love the HAC department so much.

  • A New Semester with Surprise Guests

    A New Semester with Surprise Guests

    21/01/2020 Duración: 51min

    James and Jarod return after a nice winter break with a new member of the HAC Department. Professor Michelle Blank join them as they discuss her new classes as well as exciting Ph.D work. John Kay, a HAC student, also stops by and is possibly invited to co-host the podcast!?

  • Chick-Fil-A, Lemonade and Kanye

    Chick-Fil-A, Lemonade and Kanye

    08/11/2019 Duración: 29min

    James and Jarod decide to review Kanye West’s new album, Jesus is King. They discuss the interesting lyrics Kanye has implemented, as well as how unique this release is. Is Kanye going to change the industry again?!

  • Slow days, dreams, and Japanese Mechs

    Slow days, dreams, and Japanese Mechs

    25/10/2019 Duración: 23min

    It’s that time of the semester where not much is going on. Jarod and James are unsure what to talk about so they have conversations about James and the current books he is working on. Somehow, the conversation switches from school work to Japanese mechs and how they both want to live in something they call “retro future”. This truly is a strange episode.

  • It’s Spooky and Cuffing Season!

    It’s Spooky and Cuffing Season!

    18/10/2019 Duración: 23min

    James and Jarod sit down to talk about the fall season, especially when it comes to movies in relationships. Jarod once again shows his lack of movie experience, with James apparently recommending every good Halloween movie. We also discuss the infamous pumpkin spice flavor and James explains how to have a good pumpkin patch date.

  • Jarod Discovers Pulp Fiction

    Jarod Discovers Pulp Fiction

    12/10/2019 Duración: 33min

    James suggested to Jarod to watch Pulp Fiction and Jarod absolutely loved it. We learn how Jarod doesn’t watch movies and the brilliance that is Quentin Tarantino movies. Can James turn Jarod into a movie expert? Or will Jarod continue to only play video games?

  • The John Kay Experience and Homecoming

    The John Kay Experience and Homecoming

    04/10/2019 Duración: 32min

    John Kay, from Trine University’s Communications Department, sits down to talk about his experience here at Trine University. John is a frequent podcaster and broadcaster. We discuss his journey getting into broadcasting and the steps he takes to prepare for commenting a live game. Also, be on the lookout for updates involving the HAC news site, new content is starting to be pushed out!

  • Welcome Back

    Welcome Back

    20/09/2019 Duración: 25min

    James and Jarod begin their first episode with an overview of the new spaces and activities going on this semester at the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences. They also have Dr. Christine Olding as a guest. Dr. Olding recently and successfully defended her dissertation. She also is in charge of the new Writing Center located in the LINK.