Skyline College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library
Student project for LSCI 110 – Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College

Roderick Daus-Magbaul

Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2012 interview by Courage Nwaopara with Roderick Daus-Magbaul,
who is a teacher at Skyline community college. He originates from Canada, but moved to the U.S. for schooling
.when he was young

Jose Rizal, 1861-1896, Filipino revolutionary during Spanish colonial era



Table of Contents:
1. Childhood and School Background
2. Early Influences

3. Filipino Heritage

4. Nature of Capitalism



Segment 1
Childhood and School Background
Here Roderick talks about where he comes from and how he ended up in the U.S. He then discusses his schooling all the way up until college.









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Segment 2 (2:28-5:37)
Early Influences

People who had an impact on Roderick as he grew up in America


Bruce Lee

Tribe Called Quest


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Segment 3
Filipino Heritage
Latest visits back to the Philippines and whether or not he can speak Tagalog




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Segment 4
Nature of Capitalism
Capitalism and Corporate America’s effects on society








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Image sources:

Jose Rizal:

Canada flag:


Bruce Lee:

Tribe Called Quest:

Philippine Islands:

Capitalism cartoon:

The Faces of Capitalism:




last revised: 5-10-12
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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