Gavin Newsom - The Changing World


Fasten Your Seatbelts ~ the World Is Changing

California's Lt. Governer Gavin Newsom discusses technlogy and how it is driving change in our lives, our world and politics

by C.C. Clark,  Bennett Carbone, Sophie Devincenti, Lily Datnow, Lily Durante, Ariel Dunbar,  Luca Evans, Agathe Gardell, Aleah Hunt, Carissa Lee, Bella McWhorter, Matt Geffen, Caroline Hanson, Carissa Lee, Rachel Metzger, Jonathan Palfy, Rachel Richman, Campbell Slavin, Zoe Shulman and Christine Watridge. From Branson, Davidson Middle, Drew High, Marin Academy, Marin Horizon, Miller Creek Middle, The Bay School, Analy High, Novato High, Redwood High, San Rafael High, Sir Francis Drake High, Terra Linda High and University High Schools 

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Ira Glass, producer of NPR's “This American Life”

Ira Glass face on our Skype screen

FEATURE - September 2015

FastForward speaks with Ira Glass, radio personality and producer of NPR's “This American Life”

By Isabel Rodriguez, C.C. Clark, Jack Lamarre, Rakesh Shah, Gemma Calandra, Sophie Devincenti, and Christine Watridge from Tamalpais High, University High, Marin Academy, Branson, and Redwood High Schools

Ring, ring. A Skype call pops up on screen. The face of none other than Ira Glass, radio personality and producer of “This American Life,” appears, smiling and waving at us. His enthusiasm, as well as his quirky personality is infectious. Every question we asked sparked stories and thoughts that came pouring out with no filter.

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Outside Lands

The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival - 2014

A&E FEATURE - September 2014

By Matt Geffen, Sophomore, Marin Academy ~ Photos by John HassenSenior, Sir Francis Drake High School

Image of crowd enjoying a performance of Kanye West at the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival“All You Can Do” — GEORGE WATSKY

Poet and rapper George Watsky has accomplished a lot since he graduated from University High School in 2005. Watsky always stood apart from the crowd, but today he blends right in as he strolls through Outside Lands, a block away from his childhood home, in a “Richmond” beanie and a red baseball jacket. We walk through the VIP section of the Festival, looking for a good place to do the interview, as HAIM’s performance blasts through the media tent and all surrounding areas. We talk about the sets we’ve caught so far at the Festival and Watsky tells us he will be catching Tom Petty’s set later tonight.

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