Frances Saux

Location icon United States of America

Graduating senior from Kenyon College with experience working at multiple print and online publications.

SF Mission residential hotels renovated for wealthier tenants

Maybe it's the fresh blue paint that makes 2072 Mission stand out from its less-kept-up neighbors on the busy block between 16th and 17th streets. Or maybe it's the gallery space at ground level that, a couple years ago, once belonged to the struggling Milan Pizza.

'Kindie' scene: High-quality music for young audiences

High-quality music for young audiences When Tommy Shepherd and Kaitlin McGaw performed their first hip-hop shows for children in 2008, people worried about their music. In late June, the duo appeared at the Dimond Branch Library in Oakland for a concert that drew from their 2016 album, "The Playground Zone," which tackles issues of race, neurodiversity and kindness - all while inspiring a love of hip-hop.

The Kenyon Collegian
Whiteness Group asks: 'How should we respond to the play?' - The Kenyon Collegian

Some ground rules at the Snowden Multicultural Center's Whiteness Group: If you have an unpopular opinion, speak up. No white person can ask a person of color questions; white people must try to answer their questions for themselves. And no spreading rumors about what people say during the meetings.

Jam helps travelers spread cross-cultural stories

Whether recounting a narrow escape from aggressive hippos during a river trip in Togo, the search for a missing chicken in Swaziland, or an ambitious hitchhiking journey across Western Europe, telling a good story takes work. Every other month, a half-dozen people perform at the Beyond Borders Story Jams with carefully rehearsed tales about their cross-cultural experiences.

Alley Cat Books doesn't just sell books, it supports writers too

Alley Cat Books on 24th Street. In 2014, Simon Crafts and his fellow employees thought the old-fashioned school desk displayed in the window of Alley Cat Books, on 24th and Treat, looked a little lonely. They put up a sign that read "Writer in Residence Wanted."

The Kenyon Collegian
As evening falls, the "Jerusalem" cast denounces its prophet - The Kenyon Collegian

Few people at Kenyon spend time near the maintenance facilities behind the Taft Apartments. This is partly why it is hard, at first, to tell where the set of Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem ends and the location's regular clutter begins. Old furniture, bottles and red solo cups cover the gravel outside the brick building.

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Students testify in support of disability rights - The Kenyon Collegian

Two months ago, when Justin Martin '19 heard about a new rule proposed by Ohio's Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) that would ban his care workers from working more than 40 hours a week, he began to worry he would have to leave Kenyon. Martin, who has cerebral palsy, relies on four full-time independent care ...

A visit to the Disney Museum with Sirron Norris

Sirron Norris "I mean, look at this. This is my favorite one, right there." There was tape on the museum floor that Sirron Norris pretty much just ignored, stepped over, and pointed at the details of the painting - Eyvind Earle's "Where Eagles Fly" (1993).