In the midst of the Syrian war, a young man takes the stage at this year’s TEDx Evansville event to tell his immigration story, the influence he says Syria had on BREXIT and how the turmoil of politics has destroyed the culture he once knew.
Basel Al Haj, a member of the Scholars for Syria local initiative, came to the area three years ago to study Science at the University of Evansville and hasn’t seen his family since.
A visit to the physician usually involves a long time in the waiting room and a quick check-up with the caregiver. Seldom do we talk about our feelings and relationships, but some think it’s all connected. Our bodies ache because our spirit, soul or mind is restless.
“There can be imbalances on one of those layers or all of those layers and I think in medicine today we’re just treating the physical body which is great for a time but I’m interested in healing from a deep level.” said Physician Kay Corpus.
With the overload of online news and information, sometimes we have to take a minute – pause— and analyze. The rapid current of images, videos and world events flood our days making an impact in our judgment. Where to spend our money, where to go on vacation or what politician you should vote for are all choices that are influenced by the media.
Erin Gibson, Journalism instructor, says this new wave of online reporting has allowed many to deliberately shut out factual news that goes against their ideals.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, expert in Latin America and University of Evansville professor of Spanish, Dr. Diana Rodríguez Quevedo tells us about music that describes what being Latino means, her relocation to Canada as a child and about her homeland, Colombia.
This episode takes us through a bilingual journey of soccer as a religion and the many definitions of the American dream.
¿Qué Pasa, MidWest? is a bilingual show full of culture, interesting stories y temas que impactan nuestras comunidades.These topics are designed to be a conversation and a cultural bridge between diverse communities and immigrants seeking their own versions of the ‘American Dream’.