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Going There

Going There is made possible by a MinnState Pay-It-Forward Mindfulness and Equity grant. Hosts Tara McCoy and Steve Dalager (and later student Dan Riihiluoma) interview students to explore the ideas of community, equity, and mindfulness at Lake Superior College and the surrounding area. After all, LSC’s tagline has recently become “Our Community’s College.”

Jan 21, 2022

Going There shares the rest of Kieona's story as she finds a path forward out of an abusive relationship and into a healthy one, recognizing her self-worth and creating a family.   She moves forward an outspoken advocate for the choice that she made and the freedom for others with uteri to do the same.  Find a


Jan 17, 2022

In this episode, Going There hears Kieona share her history of finding herself trapped in an abusive relationship of epic proportions, taking a home pregnancy test, and it's Christmas.  Kieona's tale reaches back and back into her past, but it all winds its way to her decision.  Kieona's story concludes in the next...


Jan 17, 2022

With the Supreme Court of the United States hearing multiple cases that will potentially erode reproductive rights established by Roe v. Wade in 1973, this is the first of three episodes where Going There explores the abortion stories of two LSC students with unteri.  Here, Autumn relates an experience that happened...


Sep 22, 2021

In this Minnesode, Tara, Steve, and Dan share information about campus and community mental health resources, which include the following:

  • The Bandana Project
  • Campus Telepsychiatry
  • Community Resources
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255
    • Birch Tree Crisis Line 218-623-1800
      • Crisis Text Line, text...


Aug 16, 2021

You can support Johnnie Veal's re-entry to life @ payit2.com (search "Johnnie Veal").  After 51 years imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, Johnnie Veal was released on May 7, 2021.  Johnnie (aka Khalif) continues his conversation with Going There about the politics of parole, finally gaining release and narrowly...