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Museum Etiquette: Prep for Summer Visits with Video

Arts | June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Museum Etiquette: Prep for Summer Visits with Video

Prep for your adventure by watching this fun, super-hero-style video about the most important museum rules.

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Do You Learn Better Through Making?

Arts | June 2, 2015 | 107 Comments

Do You Learn Better Through Making?

For several years now, the practice of making things has really turned into a cultural phenomenon. Referred to as Maker Culture or the DIY Movement, self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert (aka do-it-yourself), usually involving technology and online sharing has truly exploded around us, especially in the Bay Area. Why is this happening?

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Students Discuss Representation of Women of Color on Television

Arts | June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Discuss Representation of Women of Color on Television

After a controversial article was posted on Deadline.com, questions were raised about the equality of representation of women of color on television. Read what students had to say about the representation of women of color in the media.

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Students Discuss the Effect of Pop Culture on Feminism

Arts | May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Discuss the Effect of Pop Culture on Feminism

Feminism is a term that represents the equality of all people regardless of gender. Read what students had to say about how women of color, such as Beyoncé—who identify as modern feminists— are changing the landscape of pop culture today.

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How Can You Find Beauty and Positivity With Your Camera?

Arts | May 5, 2015 | 4 Comments

How Can You Find Beauty and Positivity With Your Camera?

Documentary photographer Paccarik Orue worked on a project called There’s Nothing Beautiful Around Here in Richmond, California, a city with a reputation for being unsafe. Take a photo of something that you feel is beautiful and a sign of positivity in your everyday life.

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Students Find Significance in Everyday Objects

Arts | April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Find Significance in Everyday Objects

Artists are inspired by what is around them. Read what students had to say about how everyday objects represent them.

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Are Women of Color Represented Equally on Television?

Arts | April 21, 2015 | 57 Comments

Are Women of Color Represented Equally on Television?

Representation of women of color on TV has increased, but how they’re represented and to what extent still leaves questions. What representations of women of color do you see in film and media?

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Students Talk Art: The Seven Elements of Art in Everyday Life

Arts | April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Talk Art: The Seven Elements of Art in Everyday Life

Many artists recognize the seven elements of art as being line, space, texture, form, color, value, and shape. Artists consciously or unconsciously, use a combination of these elements in their artwork. Read what students said when asked, Where do you notice the seven elements of art in your daily life?

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Does Pop Culture Affect Your Views on Feminism?

Arts | April 7, 2015 | 13 Comments

Does Pop Culture Affect Your Views on Feminism?

Beyoncé is one of a few pop stars making a stand for feminism—a term that represents the equality of all people regardless of their gender. How are women of color, such as Beyoncé—who identify as modern feminists—changing the landscape of pop culture today?

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Students Celebrate Black History Month with Music

Arts | April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Celebrate Black History Month with Music

At the last Academy Awards, Common and John Legend moved audiences with their acceptance speech for their collaborated song, “Glory,” that appeared in the film Selma. Their speech was described as “connecting the struggles of the film with modern conflicts of police brutality, mass incarceration, and voting rights.” Music has played a huge role in […]

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