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The RockCast

The RockCast is a college podcast made by Rockhurst University students for Rockhurst University students... and anyone interested in life at Rockhurst. Students hold discussions on current events, campus news and activities, advice for thriving at Rockhurst... and almost everything the listeners submit for discussion topics. You can find the RockCast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and SoundCloud. To watch the Zoomcast, see our YouTube page.

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RockCast Season 3 Episode 5
In our first episode of 2023, the cast dives into the new semester by talking about: Winter Break highlights, Bri's service trip to Guatemala, "2023 and a Better Me," resolutions for Rockhurst, and surviving Kansas City winters.
RockCast Season 3 Episode 4
In our last episode of 2022, the cast welcome Naz, a freshman, to the discussion to talk about the following: Being Back at Home After Being Away at College • Surviving Finals • Sleep • The Best Music Apps & Spotify Wrapped 2022
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The RockCast is back with Episode 3 of the fall season! Bri, Damian, and Kaylie talk about good and not-so-good Halloween costumes this year, and the mid-semester student service trips.

Rockhurst student podcast on campus leadership
In Episode 2 of the new year, Bri'Yana and Katia are joined by Kaylie and Riv to talk about how Rockhurst is different than other schools because of how many leadership opportunities are available to students. They also play "Stop, Start, Continue" for themselves, then dive into fall coffee drinks and traditions.
RockCast Podcast Season 3 Episode 1

(Season 3 Episode 1) We're back for Season 3! Bri'Yana, Damian, and Katia recap their summers, preview the year ahead, and talk about what's new on campus.

RockCast Podcast 0215 Year Recap and Summer Preview
Sydney, Damian, and Bri'Yana are back and in person for the final time this season to discuss jumping into the post-graduation working world, summer jobs, advice for soon-to-be-seniors, as well as recap the 2021-2022 school year at Rockhurst.
No more Zoom! Sydney, Bri'Yana, Niél, and Damian are in the studio for the first time and welcome special guest Luke Spencer. Luke shares his story of overcoming multiple concussions and a severe car accident that shattered his dreams of being an officer in the Navy. Luke is working his way back to full health and talks to the group about the unique challenges he faces as a student writing his recovery story.

Also: Hawk Wild Week and a message from your new Student Senate president!
LaTisha Davis, Rockhurst Director of Multicultural Belonging and Engagement
Bri’Yana, Sydney, Katia, and Damian welcome one of Rockhurst's newest community resources for students, LaTisha Davis. Coming from KU, Davis talks about her role as the first-ever RU director for Multicultural Belonging and Engagement. Davis highlights her goals for the office and how they relate to students truly feeling like Rockhurst is a home for all. She also says it's important for each student to have someone on campus they trust who they can go to for advice, support, or to simply listen to them.

Also this week, the students talk about the first FOSA (Festival of Student Achievement) held in person since the pandemic began and how fulfilling the experience was this year.
emma rapp podcast director of student life
On the final day of Women’s History Month, the RockCast welcomes Rockhurst Director of Student Life and small business owner Emma Rapp. Emma talks openly about the uncertainty she had when graduating college through her journey to grad school, Creighton University, and eventually to a director at Rockhurst. Emma also talks with the group about her “random” (her word) small business that has been featured among the best in Kansas City.
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In a special Women's History Month episode, we talk with Ashley Neybert. Ashley overcame some unimaginable challenges to transfer to Rockhurst and get her degree. As you’ll hear, while at another school she got the call one night that her family was in a serious car accident and was being life-flighted to a hospital. Ashley had to move with her family from Colorado to Kansas City to help them recover, but there was another challenge… Ashley was going blind.

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