Scott Forbes – The Langara Voice News, entertainment and sports from Langara College journalism students Wed, 16 Nov 2016 21:25:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Scott Forbes – The Langara Voice 32 32 VOICE PODCAST 05: Election aftermath Wed, 16 Nov 2016 21:25:43 +0000 In this week’s edition of The Voice podcast, we discuss elections!

The newsroom at The Voice was busy last Wednesday on the day after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. Scott Forbes sat down with editor Chahira Merarsi and reporter Sean Hitrec to discuss the exciting challenge of coming up with a front page story on student’s reactions to Trump’s triumph in only a few hours.

In the second part of the podcast, Linda Nguyen talked to Desmond Rodenbour, the new General Manager of the Langara Student Union about the recent LSU by-elections and how the LSU is working toward greater transparency with the Langara student body.

Starting next week, students will be able to take part in a survey online about possible new services from the LSU.  Some of the proposed services include funding for clubs, volunteer recognition programs, tech repair and a campus food bank. To read more about the proposed services, check out this article in the Nov. 17 edition of The Voice.

Music courtesy of Bensound.

VOICE PODCAST 02: Top stories from Oct. 20 edition of The Voice Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:57:35 +0000 Produced by Brian Kurokawa

On this week’s edition of the podcast, editors Roberto Teixeira and Scott Forbes talk about the new podcast and what content listeners should expect for every week.

Afterwards, editor Reuben Dongalen Jr. and reporter Tanner Bokor talk about his Street Beats story from Oct. 20, describing the sound and the experience of recyclables and other objects used as musical instruments, including some audio from one of the rehearsals.

VOICE PODCAST 01: Top stories from Oct. 13 edition of The Voice Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:45:09 +0000 Produced by Brian Kurokawa

On this week’s edition of The Voice podcast, Melanie Green and Sean Hitrec sit down with Scott Forbes to discuss their stories that appeared in the October 13 edition.

Sean’s article entitled “Camera’s rolling, no one watching” is about the security cameras around campus. The Voice had reported last year that the cameras weren’t working and hadn’t been since they were first installed. Sean’s reporting found out the camera’s are now operational, but are not being monitored.

On the podcast, Sean talks about how he went about trying to get information about the cameras from school administration, and the reaction students had to finding out the cameras are working, but no one is monitoring them.

Melanie’s story entitled “South Van students staying put” is about two South Van schools that were potentially on the chopping block, but were saved in an Oct. 3 meeting that Melanie attended.

On the podcast Melanie talks about the excitement of covering a breaking news event, and shares a story of trying to track down parents to interview at one of the schools in South Vancouver.