4:38pm

Wed March 6, 2013
The Two-Way

Law Targets Sexual Violence On College Campuses

Originally published on Fri March 15, 2013 8:30 am

When President Obama signs an updated version of the Violence Against Women Act on Thursday afternoon, the law will include new requirements for how colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault.

Laura Dunn, who's been invited by the White House to attend, plans to be there.

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4:36pm

Wed March 6, 2013
Arts & Culture

Professional writers mentor aspiring young people in San Francisco

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In San Francisco, there’s a program that pairs aspiring young writers with professional mentors. It’s called WritersCorps and it’s sponsored by the San Francisco Arts Commission. One of the students is apprentice DeAsia Landrum.

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4:28pm

Wed March 6, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Daniel Capo

Credit Mills College

Today we feature music composed by Daniel Capo of Oakland. Capo teaches at Mills College, and is taking part in this year’s Signal Flow Music and Sound Art Festival. Signal Flow is an annual spring festival of student works, going on this week.  Capo is one of five performers who will appear on Saturday, March 9, at the Littlefield Concert Hall at Mills in Oakland.

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3:48pm

Wed March 6, 2013
MY MIX TAPE

"Morning Dew" by Grateful Dead

This song makes Gayle McLaughlin think about finding ways to connect with other people.

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3:40pm

Wed March 6, 2013
MY MIX TAPE

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole

This song makes Steven Millhouse think of the possibilities in his life. 

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3:35pm

Wed March 6, 2013
MY MIX TAPE

"Not Great Men" by Gang of Four

This song reminds Chris Carlsson of his early days in San Francisco, but still applies today. 

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3:33pm

Wed March 6, 2013
Community Partnership

Crossroads Irish and Irish-American Festival

Crossroads, San Francisco's Irish-American Festival, celebrates its 10th Anniversary March 9 to April 26.  Crossroads is a literary, musical, and cultural event showcasing Irish and Irish-American history and culture. Crossroads is dedicated to creating a dynamic forum for meaningful, many-sided conversations about Irish and Irish-American histories, the ancient roots, passions, work, and presence of Irish culture around the globe and our efforts to make sense of it all!

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3:31pm

Wed March 6, 2013
MY MIX TAPE

"All Kinds of People" by Big Mountain

This song makes Jim Fruchterman think about how good people can make a difference.

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3:27pm

Wed March 6, 2013
MY MIX TAPE

"Beautiful Boy" by John Lennon

This song reminds Chris Fogler of his son. 

3:20pm

Wed March 6, 2013
MY MIX TAPE

"Tangled Up in Blue" by Bob Dylan

This song takes Christopher Cook on a poetic journey.

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