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Your English is Very Good

The way we speak has always been a powerful marker of identity. Listening to someone‚Äôs accent, we often jump to conclusions about who they are. How much of our cognitive and emotional responses to different accents and dialects can be… Read More »Your English is Very Good

301: So Sioux Me

Co-produced by Jen Yi and Nick Xu In this episode, we examine the infamous case of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). We discuss the storyline of the DAPL controversy, the backlash and protests that spread like wildfire, and what it… Read More »301: So Sioux Me

203: Do Not Disturb

Co-produced by John Yoon and Yunyun Wang.
How much do you value a picture? What if it was a picture of you? Is it a snapshot in time capturing a fond memory, or rather a photo used for identification purposes? In this episode of State of the Pod, we examine 21st century technologies used by law enforcement agencies and delve into how major technological innovations have disrupted the meaning of privacy and privacy law.