November 26, 2022
  • 12:08 pm Fall Convocation 2022: “The State of this University is Strong”
  • 9:37 pm Ogrin Brings the Thunder in Toros 12-3 rout; team plays for playoff championship tomorrow
  • 7:00 am Outstanding Professor Award Recipient’s Mic Drop Moment at Last Month’s Virtual Ceremony
  • 9:10 am Bookworms of the World Unite!
  • 7:46 pm Breaking News: All Students Living in Campus Housing Required to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
  • 9:00 am CSUDH Esports Creates International Competition
  • 9:35 am Spring Commencement Ceremonies Get Brighter
  • 3:46 pm Breaking News: Spring Commencement Ceremonies Recieve Stadium Upgrade
  • 8:00 am Testing the Teachers (and All the Educators)
  • 9:30 am CSUDH Educators and School Employees, Vaccinated Next
  • 10:30 am For White People Only: Anti-Racism Workshop Addresses Racial Bias and Unity
  • 2:43 pm Greatness Personified: Remembering Kobe Bryant
  • 10:02 am Straight Down the Chimney and Into Your (Digital) Hands: Special Holiday Edition of The Bulletin!
  • 2:44 pm Did You Wake up Looking this Beautiful?
  • 11:43 am A Long History for University’s Newest Major
  • 5:15 pm Issue 5 of Bulletin Live! Collector’s Item! Worth its Weight in Digital Paper!
  • 4:06 pm Special Election Issue
  • 4:03 pm Three best Latinx Halloween & Horror Short Films available now on HBO Max
  • 9:49 am Issue 3 of CSUDH Bulletin Live if You Want It
  • 3:24 pm Hispanic Heritage Month Update
  • 2:00 pm South Bay Economic Forecast Goes Virtual
  • 3:52 pm BREAKING NEWS: Classes for Spring to be Online, CSU Chancellor Announces
  • 9:39 am “Strikes” and Solidarity
  • 8:30 am March Into History: Just 5 in 1970, CSUDH Growth Shaped by Historic Event
  • 8:30 am Will the Bulletin Make Today Tomorrow?
  • 9:04 am Different Neighborhoods Warrant Rubber Bullets or Traffic Control For Protesters
  • 5:07 pm STAFF EDITORIAL: Even Socially Distant, We All Have to Work Together
  • 5:47 pm Transcript of CSUDH President Parham’s Coronavirus Announcement
  • 10:46 am Cal State Long Beach Suspends Face-to-Face Classes; CSUDH Discussing Contingency Plans
  • 5:26 pm Things Black People Should be Able to Get Away with This Month
  • 10:25 am Latinx Students Need a Place to Call Home
  • 2:35 pm Will Time Run Out Before Funds for PEGS? [UPDATED]
  • 8:41 am Year of the Rat? What’s That?
  • 6:20 am Artist Who Gave Life to Death and Inspired Countless Others Gets His Due at Dominguez Hills
  • 5:16 pm Why I’m Rooting for Dr. Cornel West
  • 5:00 pm Under Fire from the Feds, Vaping’s Future is Cloudy
  • 3:28 pm We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat; Tsunami 3.0 Hits Campus, Enrollment Swells
  • 1:22 pm THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE BULLETIN IS HERE
  • 4:48 pm University Weathering a Wave of New Students
  • 9:21 pm The Bulletin’s Public Records Request Offers Springboard to Launch Gender Equity Discussion at CSUDH
  • 4:27 pm Black is the New Black: Raising the Capital on the “B” Word
  • 10:53 am Guns Up for Arrest: Student advocacy group pushes for CSU No Gun Zones–Including the Police
  • 4:09 pm Staff Editorial: Words on the First
  • 8:42 pm Carson Mayor Blasts Media, Landmark Libel Case in Keynote Address
  • 9:27 am Free Speech Week Calendar of Events Update
  • 6:02 am Food for Thought: 40% of Students are Food Insecure
  • 3:12 pm Academic Senate Rejects CSU GE Task Force & Report
  • 3:06 pm Work To Be Done
  • 5:56 pm ASI Elections: What You Need to Know
  • 8:02 pm CSUDH President Parham Announces Cancer Diagnosis
  • 9:47 am CSUDH Art Professor’s 20-Year Journey Results in First Local Showing of Film
  • 9:13 pm Free Speech or Free Hate area?
  • 9:08 pm CSUDH’s Best & Brightest Shine at Student Research Day
  • 9:05 pm Academic Senate Approves Gender Equity Task Force
  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
  • 3:24 pm Green Olive to Open By End of Feb; Starbucks Not Until Fall
  • 3:20 pm Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget Hailed for Extensive Funding Increases
  • 3:08 pm Out of the Classroom: Labor and Community Organizing Course Aims to Teach Students How to Organize for Social Justice
  • 2:54 pm The Other Route in Professional Sports
  • 9:02 am Hail to the New Chief, CSUDH President Thomas Parham
  • 3:36 pm Career Center Holds Major/Minor Fair
  • 5:34 pm After Unexpected Delay, Undocumented Becomes More Intimate Theatrical Production
  • 1:30 pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting New Buildings
  • 5:58 pm The Season in Summary, Looking Back at CSUDH Volleyball
  • 11:34 am Hope and Healing: PIE’s Fight for Change
  • 9:38 am Alumni Spotlight: Omar Brown on Breaking into Tech
  • 7:00 am What’s Fall-ing Into Your Playlist?
  • 7:00 am Tree Planting Party Teaches Students the Art of Gardening

Byline: Mercy Calvo-Cruz and Brenda Sanchez Barrera.

The Fluidity of Art is a podcast that highlighted student creatives and artists that exist in CSUDH. The series consisted of five episodes where artists were able to talk and share their creations. Throughout the semester, we interviewed poets, artists, musicians, and cinematographers.

The idea of the Fluidity of Art blossomed after the publishing of “Art Saves And Heals; Celebrating Black Student Artists.” As directors and producers, our goal was to expand the voices of Toro creatives, so we decided to continue it as a column, eventually evolving into a podcast series. 

LESSONS AND CHALLENGES
Brenda Sanchez

Writing a column was definitely a learning experience for myself, it was the first time I had collaborated with someone on a project like this. As a naturally shy and quiet person, I was challenged to break out of my shell and approach students on campus to ask them about their art. The most difficult part was when we transitioned from articles to podcasts. I had little to no experience with recording or conducting interviews, so recording a podcast interview felt a bit foreign to me. However, I felt myself feeling more comfortable as time went on. 

Mercy Calvo

When we started the column, we had the opportunity to interview several talented individuals. In the conversations, there seemed to be a special sense of emotion and passion in what the artists had to say. I found transforming the column into a podcast format to be great. The podcast allowed us to showcase that emotion and passion to the audience from the source. It was interesting to record an interview-style podcast, as my prior experience focused more on entertainment.

Mercy Calvo-Cruz and Brenda Sanchez Barrera:

Mercy Calvo

  From the moment I set foot on CSUDH back in 2019, I had the pleasure to be able to interacting with several creative and talented individuals on campus. Starting the series we were able to give those students a platform to be able to speak about their passion for their individual arts. In creating the podcast I was able to learn and reflect about the different communities that exist on campus. By bringing attention to the art community on campus, I hoped that students who are not yet familiar with the art culture, could find a place of belonging within the community that interests them the most, whether it is the poets, writers, singers, or painters. We also hoped to highlight the students’ talents and showcase their work. 

Brenda SanchezFrom the beginning, the Fluidity of Art was meant to highlight the many talented students on campus. We felt that the COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted the way creatives on campus interacted with each other, as well as how much exposure their art received. Various creatives that we spoke with mentioned that the pandemic made it difficult for them to stay motivated or to connect with others, so our goal with the column was to create a space for creatives to express themselves and their art. In addition to this, we hoped that the audience would learn more about what it is like to be a creative on campus.

Although we don’t know if it’s the end of series like the fluidity of art at CSUDH, it is the end of our series “The Fluidity of Art.” We also hope people feel  and continue to feel inspired, by the voices featured, to follow their own creative desires. As we sign out for the semester, we also hope the CSUDH community continues to recognize the talent among our fellow Toros. 

Listen to our final podcast episode of “The Fluidity of Art,” linked on the csudhbulletin.com where we recap our series.

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