Byron Aspaas Exit Interview

“It’s time for me to start educating people so they know that not all people behind a counter are uneducated.” –Byron Aspaas
 
For those who don’t know, and to those who miss him already, this past Tuesday was Byron’s last day working as a barista for Colorado College after three years of service. I got the chance to interview him on his second-to-last day.
 
We talked about his time working for CC, studying creative writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts, what made him leave CC, growing up on a reservation in New Mexico and how it relates to Standing Rock, and where he’s headed in the future. Take a listen on your way to class/work.
Zach Zuckerman

Zach Zuckerman

Zach Zuckerman is an English major on the film track and a Journalism minor. His journalism career began when he covered the Mets during the 2015 World Series as an independent study. An avid listener of podcasts, Zuckerman launched the radio journalism section of the Catalyst in the spring of 2016.

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