Join Kelsey every week where she discusses politics relevant to Laurier students!
The Political Impact Ep. 11 - Top Three: The Uyghur Minority, Mask Mandates and St. Patrick's Day
Mar 14, 2022 • 00:34:44
In this week’s episode of the Political impact, Rushi and Kelsey discuss the top three political topics of the week. The two hold an insightful conversation about the lack of action by the international community to protect minority rights in China, the evolving mask requirements in Ontario and more! We…
The Political Impact Ep. 10 - WLU Senate; Interview with student leader Evan Cameron
Mar 7, 2022 • 00:31:12
In this week’s episode, Kelsey and Rushi sit down with recent WLU senate elect Evan Cameron. Cameron is a political science major at Laurier with a passion for public policy and all things politics. The three discuss the importance of student government at University and how students can get involved.
The Political Impact - Top Three: Ukraine Invasion, Chip Disputes and Substance Abuse Programs
Feb 28, 2022 • 00:34:28
The Political Impact Ep. 8 - Political Definitions and Terms: A Crash Course
Jan 31, 2022 • 00:30:27
In this episode, host Kelsey Hickman gives listeners a crash course of some of the most used political buzzwords and terms in our social arena. Learn, define, debate and discuss! From defining political apathy to explaining some of the most recently discussed Canadian fundamental freedoms, this episode is set to encourage Laurier…
The Political Impact Ep. 7 - Student Union Elections: Interview with Ezra and Shane
Jan 24, 2022 • 00:55:11
In this week’s episode of The Political Impact, Kelsey interviews the Wilfred Laurier Student Union 2022-2023 Presidential and CEO candidates Ezra and Shane. The conversation ranges from what is the student union, campaign platforms and the future vision for Laurier. Make sure to tune in to hear the message of…
The Political Impact Ep. 6 - 2021 Recap: The Current Events That Shaped Our Year
Jan 10, 2022 • 00:37:01
In the first episode of the new year, host Kelsey Hickman counts down the tops 5 events of the year that have impacted both student life, Canada and the world! From Covid developments, elections and natural disasters, Kelsey counts down these important events and explains how they each can affect…
The Political Impact Ep. 5 - The Climate Crisis: What Can Students Do?
Dec 6, 2021 • 00:40:11
In this week’s episode, Kelsey interviews WLU Echohawks coordinator Caitlyn Rix. Caitlyn highlights the club’s upcoming events and initiatives to inspire Laurier students to get involved and be active eco-friendly individuals. The two discuss the rise in generation Z eco-anxiety surrounding the climate crisis, where to find the right information…
The Political Impact Ep. 4 - What are Students Thinking? Poll Results + The Issues We Face Today!
Nov 29, 2021 • 00:36:29
Join host Kelsey as she details 3 important political issues from an international, national, and local level! The show goes over the results of the listener survey and see how politically active Laurier students claim to be. An intriguing and informative show that will capture listeners’ attention and encourage students…
The Political Impact Ep. 3 - Interview with Dr. Milloy: Parliament and Public Ethics
Nov 22, 2021 • 00:55:11
In this episode, Kelsey interviews Laurier’s own Dr. John Milloy, professor of political science and public theology. Dr. Milloy describes his career as a Provincial politician and his definition of the importance of public ethics. The two hosts an enriching conversation about the relationship between personal faith and public policy…
The Political Impact Ep. 2 - Gender and Politics
Nov 8, 2021 • 00:54:59
Kelsey interviews 2 inspiring student leaders, Sarah Cody and Muskan Arif, who are executives of Wilfred Laurier’s Women Leading Politics Association club (WLPA). The three discuss what being politically active means to them and the importance of equal gender representation in government. Sarah and Muskan each highlight their own local…