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San Francisco – Day 3

Posted on July 16, 2023

– Adam Ginchansky We woke up bright and early on the 22nd day of our journey across America. Similar to yesterday we had to use public transportation to get around metropolitan San Francisco. Our first major experience of the day was discussing ChatGPT and AI with Dean John Lavine, a former dean of the Medill Continue Reading »

San Francisco Day 2

Posted on July 15, 2023

– Meirav Sachs  We started our day at 9 in the morning for our first full day in San Francisco. We had to rely on public transportation for the first time as our bus driver Nicki makes her way to the east coast. We began by going to the AIDS quilt where we met with Continue Reading »

San Francisco – Day 1

Posted on July 14, 2023

– Elliot Adams I woke up very tired today, and I was very excited because lucky for me we had an 8 hour bus ride. So we all got breakfast, and it was one of the better hotel breakfasts we have had in my opinion. I got waffles, eggs, potatoes, and watermelon. We got on Continue Reading »

Day 18 – West Coast Travel

Posted on July 15, 2022

By Leeds Today was unfortunately one of a couple travel days on our journey around the Unites States. Although only sitting in a bus, driven by our favorite bus driver, Mr. Tony, the day was still filled with great events.               We began the day waking up and then Continue Reading »

Day 21 – San Francisco

Posted on July 19, 2021

by Ben Law Today we met with Dean John Levine at the Embarcadero. Embarcadero is Spanish for embarking, and the place held that name because the area used to be a huge port for trade. Near our spot was a marching band warming up with scales on top of normal city noise. We ended up Continue Reading »

Day 20 – San Francisco

Posted on July 17, 2021

by Talia Green Today was an interesting day full of twists, turns, and a lot of walking. We woke up and got out of the very nice hotel we are staying at at 8:15, ready to start our day. Since the bus is headed to Chicago, which is our next stop, we took public transportation. Continue Reading »

Day 20 – San Francisco

Posted on July 21, 2019

by Idan Azani   We learned the importance of literacy today in San Francisco. We met with Leon Veal, a reading tutor at the San Francisco Public Library who learned to read himself when he was 45 years old. Illiteracy is still a big issue in the world because it’s becoming harder and harder to Continue Reading »

Day 19 – San Francisco

Posted on July 21, 2019

by Abigail Fishman   We got up this morning and had breakfast at the hotel just outside of Los Angeles. We then got on the bus and started towards San Francisco. At around 10:30, we got stopped in Santa Barbara and had lunch. Although it was early for lunch, it was fun to check out Continue Reading »

Day Twenty One – San Francisco

Posted on July 16, 2018

by Fraine Joroff Going into our final day in San Francisco before we fly out to Chicago, we had done so many things  in the Golden Gate City. From meeting with Leon Veal, to visiting the campus of UC Berkeley, to going to the City Lights Bookstore, we had all enjoyed ourselves on our visit. Continue Reading »

Day Twenty – San Francisco

Posted on July 14, 2018

by Hannah Laing We started off our day by visiting the Seattle Public Library. There, we met with a man named Leon Veal, who learned to read and write at age 44. When he was a child, he was socially promoted in school because the teachers didn’t want to spend the time working with what Continue Reading »