Student's Podcast Percolates Success

Student's Podcast Percolates Success

Tennessee Tech student Robert Lakatosh has earned a spot as a finalist in NPR's annual Student Podcast Challenge with his episode titled "The fluid dynamics of coffee." His podcast delves into the best methods to mix creamer into coffee, a question that caught the attention of a national audience. Lakatosh, who began podcasting in high school, producing over 60 historical episodes, transitioned into explanatory podcasting in college, leveraging his natural curiosity and the perspective of a young learner. His approach has not only gained him recognition but also influenced his own coffee routine—now opting to add creamer before pouring coffee to allow it to self-stir, a tip that avoids dirtying extra utensils.

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