Ruth Asawa School of the Arts http://kalw.org en Commentary: To join car culture or not? http://kalw.org/post/commentary-join-car-culture-or-not <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco is an environmentally conscious city, so it would make sense that many who live in and around it struggle with issues like how to get around.&nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1">Avi Hoen&nbsp;sure is. He’s a high school student at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco. He’s about to turn 16 and has a hand-me-down car, but he isn’t sure he needs it.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:02:39 +0000 Avi Hoen 28959 at http://kalw.org Commentary: To join car culture or not? Commentaries: San Francisco high schoolers on the influence of music http://kalw.org/post/commentaries-san-francisco-high-schoolers-influence-music <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For some, music is a source of inspiration, and even guidance. For others, it may be the beginning of a potential career path.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In these next two commentaries, high school students from the Ruth </span>Asawa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> School of the Arts in San Francisco explore the significance of music in their lives.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:21:42 +0000 Jules Cunningham & Hosanna Rubio 28703 at http://kalw.org Commentaries: San Francisco high schoolers on the influence of music Commentary: Student recalls how she found the courage to be herself http://kalw.org/post/commentary-student-recalls-how-she-found-courage-be-herself <p></p><p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Battles with self-confidence often start early in life, most often in adolescence.&nbsp; In this commentary, high school student Maya </span>Litauer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> shares how a middle-school friendship first challenged her self-esteem, then helped her find it.</span></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 23:54:55 +0000 Maya Litauer 28645 at http://kalw.org Commentary: Student recalls how she found the courage to be herself Commentary: High school student questions male-dominated reading list http://kalw.org/post/commentary-high-school-student-questions-male-dominated-reading-list <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">High school students are looking for material that they can relate to. In this commentary, student Frances </span>Saux<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from the Ruth </span>Asawa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> School of the Arts in San Francisco realizes she's not connecting with her work as much as she could and that there's a specific reason why.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:24:43 +0000 Frances Saux 28579 at http://kalw.org Commentary: High school student questions male-dominated reading list