This production from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University provides an in-depth look at issues of importance to Californians.
Equal Time Previous Broadcasts
Running V. Weightlifting (Episode #512)
KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 22, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
When it comes to getting fit and staying in shape, which is the better approach, running or weightlifting? Each has benefits and risks. Equal Time correspondent Tony Nunez speaks with elite athletes who are setting examples for others to follow. Hosted by Bob Rucker, Director of the San Jose State School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
What We Know About Our Universe (Episode #511)
KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
In this episode of Equal Time we explore our universe, both the known and unknown. Recently, scientists verified the detection of gravitational waves and what that discovery could mean to understanding our universe. First predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago, this phenomenon is believed to be a key component for scientists to understand how it all began. Could they finally recreate or see the Big Bang? Correspondent Matthew Dziak has the extended coverage of new astronomy discoveries in a mysterious universe. Hosted by Bob Rucker, Director of the San Jose State School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Food Insecurity (Episode #510)
KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
An alarming number of college students are routinely hungry. The largest four-year public university system in the country is funding a $100,000 research project that will assess the number of undergraduates across all 23 CSU campuses who experience food insecurity. The system serves about 390,000 undergraduates, many of whom are low income and students of color. Equal Time correspondent Rigoberto Gomes shows us what San Jose State University is doing to help hungry students. Hosted by Bob Rucker, Director of the San Jose State School of Journalism and Mass Communications.