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By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW and Christine Nguyen, Audio Academy Fellow It’s been a little while. Our team took a two-week break for the winter holidays, and now we’re back in the groove. We’re increasing the frequency of in-station “brown bag conversations” to give our trainees a well-rounded sense of the professional audio world and its possibilities. Also, we’ve got a lot of exciting pieces coming up from our Audio Academy — a series of Audiograph “signature sounds of the Bay Area” in...read more
Student Profile: Marian Frances B. Relies on SFIHS SPAN for Support Through A Successful College Experience
Name: Marian Frances B. School: San Francisco State University Major: Pre- Nursing Why are you in college? There are many reasons why I am in college, striving to finish college and obtain a degree. First of the many reasons is my dream to become a nurse. As of now, I can feel an indescribable feeling and passion towards this dream and as I go through every day in college, this dream has become my tool of motivation. I have aspired to become a nurse since I was a little kid and I have just recently realized how big of a desire and how loud my...read more
Student Profile: Be Committed to School, Ask for Help and “Achieve Every Dream” Says SFIHS Graduate Cristhian S
Name: Cristhian S. School: Skyline College Major: Mechanical Engineering Why are you in college? I’m in college because I want to be the first person in my family to go to college in the U.S. Also because I always wanted to be someone in life, meaning to achieve every dream I could not achieve in my home country. In addition I want to be a role model for my son as well as other students who think that college will not help them in their future. What supports are you using to be successful in college so far? Some of the sources I have been...read more