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Amplify Podcast

A podcast created by Associated Students, Inc. at CSUSM.

Amplify was created as a platform for students to have unscripted and unfiltered conversations. This is your podcast to learn more about resources you may need, campus topics, and initiatives all from the student perspective.

Listen to the untold stories from real CSUSM students through Amplify's series of rotating hosts. Whether you're tuning in from California or  a different country, this podcast is made for you, the students.

So we're here. We're talking.

How it Started

In the summer of 2020, a group of 8 creatives from the ASI Media and Communications Team worked began planning what is now Amplify. Recognizing that we would spend the Fall 2020 semester online, we wanted to create a platform for students to talk about real issues and provide a platform to help educate students on resources through genuine conversations and discussions

"We're here and we're talking" was a phrase casually said in our weekly Zoom meeting during the early stages of the planning process. It has stuck with us as a reminder that ASI is for students, by students and has the ability to amplify student voices to create an impact here at CSUSM. Check out the teaser below!


Episode 4: 5-minute crash course on voting in ASI Elections by Michael Garrett and Jacqueline Montana

What do you want your next school year to look like? Vote for the candidates that you want to represent you in a few DAYS! Enter your vote March 15th - March 17th to be counted in the 21/22 ASI Elections.

Episode 3: ASI Executives Reflect and Encourage you to Run in This Year's Elections

Kenny Tran and Mariana Rosales talk about how being a part of the 2019/2020 Board of Directors was a very impactful part of their college career. They chat about the ups and downs and also encourage their fellow cougars to run in this year's ASI elections.

Episode 2: A Day in The Life of CalFresh & The ASI Cougar Pantry

In this episode, McKenna and Noemi talk about how the ASI Cougar Pantry and CalFresh have continued to serve students during Covid-19. Listen in to learn more about both of these resources and how CSUSM students can get connected with free food and more!

Episode 1: How Long has it been?

ASI students Brian and Aaron kick-off Amplify's first ever episode by reflecting on impact of the past 7 months of quarantine and share soundbites of 7 CSUSM students.