The Orbit Podcast

The Orbit is Wilfrid Laurier University Brantford independent student newspaper’s official podcast. In each episode of the new season, The Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Umaymah Suhail speaks with a team member about their work published in the new monthly issue. Episodes air on Radio Laurier, Fridays at 3 p.m.

Episode 5, Season 2

Jan. 26, 2024 — In the first episode of the new year, Umaymah sits down with Opinion Editor Mitchell Baldwin to delve into the behind-the-scenes of his feature in the January issue, “Building Brantford better.”

Episode 4, Season 2

Dec. 22, 2023 — In the episode right before the holidays, Umaymah discusses the law with Lead Opinion Writer Jada Phillips as they take a look at her article, “Who is the ‘reasonable person’ anyway?” 

Episode 3, Season 2

Nov. 24, 2023 — Join Umaymah Suhail and Celina Shamon, The Sputnik’s Sports Editor, in an intense exploration of her news story on a recent protest in Brantford and the current events in Gaza.

Episode 2, Season 2

Nov. 13, 2023 — In this episode of The Orbit, Umaymah Suhail and Lead Infinitum Writer Thando Bhebhe dive deep into his horror short story, Morningstar, and its comics published in October’s Reading Week issue.

Episode 1, Season 2

Oct. 6, 2023 — In the first episode, Umaymah Suhail has a chat with Arts and Culture Editor Alexa Ford about her movie review on Barbie.