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Podward State: Season 7, Episode 7 Ft. Sam Richards

On this week’s episode of Podward State, host Shannon Smith and guest host Hailey Stutzman are joined by iconic Penn State sociology professor Sam Richards.

Throughout the episode, Richards chats about his craziest moments from teaching SOC 119, how technology has helped him to connect with students, and how he gets students to feel comfortable being uncomfortable. He even dishes on his Rate My Professors rating.

The full crew will be back with sports and headlines updates next week.

Podward State is an Onward State-produced podcast that releases weekly episodes on Spotify and YouTube during Penn State’s fall and spring semesters. Each episode features discussions with guests about all things Penn State, including sports, news, student life, entertainment, and more.

You can catch this week’s episode using the YouTube and Spotify links below.

Podward State is dutifully produced by Onward State’s all-student staff, including…

Grace Cunningham
Shannon Smith
Connor Krause
Hailey Stutzman
Charlie Pegler
Teagan Staudenmeier
Mara McKeon
Keeley Lamm
Tobey Prime
Mikey DeAngelis

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Grace Cunningham

Grace is a senior advertising major and Onward State’s social media manager. She is also a co-host of our podcast, Podward State. Like a good New Jerseyan, Grace denounces Snooki and Pennsylvania bagels. However, she loves pranks, the Yankees, and Cake Boss highlight reels. You can follow her on Twitter @gecunningham7 or send videos of babies doing funny stuff to [email protected]

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