Episode 44 July 18, 2022

Rebecca Delfino on the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis, which has killed as many as 700,000 Americans in the past 20 years, has fallen off the nation’s radar. Rebecca Delfino, clinical law professor at the LMU Loyola Law School, describes the overprescription practices and misleading marketing that fuel the epidemic.

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Episode 49 • March 21, 2023

Eileen Schoetzow ’98, MBA ’07 On Planning Homeless Shelters

Eileen Schoetzow ’98, MBA ’07, an urban and environmental planner for the City of Los Angeles, is part of a team that constructs homeless shelters for unhoused people in Los Angeles. She talks about helping people get off the streets and into homes and why making a difference matters to her.

Episode 48 • March 1, 2023

Kenneth Chancey ’15 on Youth Homelessness

School was one of the safest places he knew growing up, Kenneth Chancey says. For one thing, he knew, as homeless youth, that he’d get a meal there. Today, he’s left life in a van and a homeless shelter behind,...

Episode 47 • January 23, 2023

Ben Bolch on NIL’s Impact on College Athletics

Name, image and likeness (NIL) payments represent a new, large cash flow into college athletics. Much will stream toward athletes through sponsorships and endorsements. But some scenarios are deeply troubling. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times staff writer, describes a new...