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Radio is the Democratic Way to Reach People ‘Cause the FM Dial is Available to All Claims KALW Audio Academy Fellow
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW, Audience Supported Public Media and Sona Avakian, Audio Academy Fellow ‘20 We’re getting close to graduation day for our current Audio Academy class. As with so many graduations around the world, we’re going to hold ours virtually — but as with all the classes of 2020, the pandemic does not diminish from these graduates’ accomplishments. One fellow in our graduating class is Sona Avakian. I was immediately struck when she came into the Academy by her incredible enthusiasm. She signed up...read more
It’s Poetry Slam Time with the ACE Poetry Contest Winners from San Francisco International High School
By Riley, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot Arf. Arf. I’m loving this. The poets at San Francisco International High School went poetry slam. Each poet videoed their poem and it was played for their classmates during special Poetry Slam editions of their English classes. The winners were chosen by fellow students, and there was a three-way tie in Class O. Now that’s cool. So, here’s the ACE Poetry Contest Poetry Slam edition of the winning poems. Lucy, look what you have to look forward to – performing your poems. Oriana Lopez – Class M...read more
By Riley, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot This is what I love about poetry – the examination of the heart and soul, and from that the realization of a personal truth. These are three great poets from Oxford Day Academy that won the ACE Poetry Contest because they dug deep and found their truths. Think I’m getting too deep cause I’m a dog? We dogs are deep. Just look into our eyes and you’ll see our truth. Okay, mostly it’s excitement because we’re know if we’re really cute we’re rewarded with a treat or a pet. But deep down we know that the best...read more