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SF State Summer Program Gives Students First Research Experience

    Tre Landry, a sophomore from Georgia State University and KeChaunte Johnson, a graduate student at SF State, are preparing a plankton tow sample for microscopic examination at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental [...]
Students were tested on the quality of their engineering skills by controlling a robot through a winding course, which included crossing a bridge and testing its strength through the use of weights. Photo courtesy of The Richmond Standard.

West County Students and Teachers Discover Engineering at CSU East Bay Camp

  Courtesy of The Richmond Standard   Students and teachers from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) got a taste of college life during a weeklong summer engineering program held last week at [...]
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SF Community Music Center Awards $50,000 in Scholarships

    San Francisco’s Community Music Center (CMC), a non-profit community arts organization, announced an award of $50,000 in merit scholarships to 31 students, covering their private lesson tuition during the 2015-2016 school year. <
Lillian Glenn, Oakland, 1979.  Photo by Ken Green from the Lee Hildebrand collection.

Bay Area African American Women in Music: Blues “Gave Me the Experience to Stand Fast for the Master,” said Lillian Glenn

    “I’ve got the meanest feelin’ I ever had. The man I got treated me so bad…I’m gettin’ mighty tired the way my daddy’s doggin’ me,” Lillian Glenn wailed in a robust contralto on [...]
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Bay Area African American Women in Music: Long Live Zydeco Accordion Queen Ida

    Ida Lewis grew up listening to lots of lively zydeco and Cajun music played on accordion in Beaumont, Texas during the 1930s and ‘40s. She was fascinated by the instrument but never considered [...]