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City Visions: Drowning in Student Loan Debt

Aug 19, 2019
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On the presidential campaign, student loan debt is a hot topic with good reason. Nationally, borrowers hold nearly $1.5 trillion in debt, and here in the Bay Area, student loan debt has nearly tripled in the last 15 years to $26.6 billion. Borrowers are taking longer to repay loans and more students are finding college out of reach. Why is student loan debt ballooning? What can be done to solve this crisis?  

How Are Young Journalists, Filmmakers, And Writers Shaping The Media?

Aug 15, 2019
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On this edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with young media makers from YR Media, the Bay Area Video Coalition, and 826 Valencia about the representation of young people in the media.

Photo courtesy of Alison Crossley

Dr. Alison Dahl Crossley is the Associate Director of The Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University.

Fear and Self-Loathing: A tale of San Francisco millennials

May 24, 2016
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In Tony Tulathimutte’s debut novel, Private Citizens, a group of four recent Stanford graduates are living in San Francisco. 

Daily News Roundup for Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Jul 23, 2015
Treasure Island Development Authority

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news

City plans to transform Treasure Island with $50 million for public art // KQED

"In an art-themed version of the movie axiom, 'if you build it, they will come,' the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) hopes to draw locals and tourists alike to Treasure Island — and not just for its views.

City Visions: Can Tech Be a Force for Good?

Aug 12, 2014

August 18, 2014:  City Visions' guest host Victoria Thorp talks with leaders who are drawing on tech knowledge to solve key problems in San Francisco and across the country:

Catherine Bracy from Code for America

Clara Brenner from Tumml

Rose Broome from Hand Up

Jake Solomon from Code for America

Produced by Victoria Thorp

Of course, individuals will vary, but, as a group, Millennials/Gen Y workers are different than Gen X'ers or Boomers. For example, not only are Millennials more technology-savvy, they saw their parents getting spit out by our ever more competitive workplace and so are less likely to take crap from an employer. 

Bruce Tulgin, author of Not Everyone Gets a Trophy: How to Manage Generation Y and Managing the Generation Mix will be my guest on the August 19, 2012 edition of Work with Marty Nemko.