Fraternity Foodie

Check out our latest podcast interviews (and food suggestions) from all over North America!

Tracy Rector: Why did you want to produce the film “No Ordinary Love” on intimate partner violence? Featured

In episode 327 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we interview Tracy Rector. She is a speaker, an award-winning film producer, an author, and a survivor who uses her voice to raise awareness of gender-based violence. USA Today recognized her film, No Ordinary Love, as one of the “biggest summer movies” in 2021. She’s spoken at events in the US, including Guam, Asia Pacific and the UK. Tracy served as board chair of the 2nd largest domestic violence agency in Texas. Her passion and energy are ever-present on stage. After the film’s release, she launched PROJECT #RaiseAwareness to screen the film at colleges as a Title IX event. We find out why she decided to attend Texas Tech for her undergraduate experience, what was special about Tri Delta Sorority that made her want to join, why did she decide to produce the film “No Ordinary Love” on intimate partner violence, what was surprising about the reactions she got from people watching the film, what college students think about the film, what we can do to prevent intimate partner violence from happening in the future, how can Title IX offices be more effective on college campuses, whether fraternity or sorority members have....

David D’Orazi: How did mental illness in your family impact your life? Featured

In episode number 326 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we have David D’Orazi as our guest, an author. He’s taken all the information from his sister’s diaries and scrapbooks since the early 1960’s and wrote an incredible book with it. David graduated from UC Irvine, and then got his Masters in Business at Cal State Los Angeles. He’s also an award winning salesman for many years, and he tells the story of mental illness in his family and how that impacted his life. We find out the life story about Dave’s father, influential twentieth century artist, in his first book “The In-Between Artist: The Story of Tony D’Orazi”, we hear about all the materials that Dave had to go through in order to write the book, how the mental health of his father impacted Dave’s life, we hear about Dave’s sister (the actress) Kathy O’Dare and her upbringing in his book “Is Everybody Happy?”, why Dave ended up at UC Irvine for his undergraduate degree, how Dave credits his own success in sales to his father and sister, how our listeners can learn from mental health struggles in those we love, and the next book that Dave is planning to....

Juan Williams: How did you get through health challenges like COVID-19 and Pancreatic Cancer? Featured

Juan Williams has absorbed holistic health protocols all his life. From gathering early information as a child of the 60’s in the Cereal City of Battle Creek Michigan, to the melting pot of Honolulu, Hawaii. As a journalist at nearly a dozen TV and radio news outlets, Mr. Williams has been exposed to the health practices of a multitude of cultural backgrounds. He’s also learned of the health practices of ancient times, as well as modern day western medicine. What has worked for him, is holistic protocols of past generations in his family, and the understanding that your blood, and what you eat, is critical to your nutritional health. Juan Williams has a life education that includes an AS in mechanical engineering from the University of Hawaii; and a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary, from Arizona State University. In addition, success in the struggle of his personal health crisis, as well as giving advice in the life challenges of others, to promote a total understanding of personal self-help health. In episode 325 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Juan decided to move in with a foster family at age 14, we learn about the unique health initiatives in Battle....

Dr. Robin Hall: What are the common sexually transmitted infections on college campuses? Featured

Dr. Robin Hall is a board-certified family physician, entrepreneur, author, speaker and cancer survivor. With over 30 years of experience in medical practice, Dr. Hall is well known as a trailblazer, excellent diagnostician, and medical educator. She has won many “Top Doc” awards in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and has been listed in Texas Monthly many years in a row as a Texas Super Doctor. Her personal and professional experience makes her uniquely qualified to help others gain an understanding of optimal medical care and what it is like to persevere through life’s challenges. In episode 324 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Dr. Robin Hall decided on Texas Wesleyan for her undergraduate experience, what makes her such a successful doctor over such a long period of time, what are the myths and misconceptions around sexually transmitted infections, the problem with excessive cell phone usage, what are the facts surrounding alcohol usage, why she decided to start writing “The Other Side of Illness, Unexpected Blessings”, why people shouldn’t be afraid of cancer, and the facts around heart attacks in women. Link: