Timeout Radio

Rohan loves sports, geography, and travel. In this show he covers all these topics and recreational activities of interest to Davis youth. The program includes a mix of interviews, music, information, and news updates.

Timeout Radio was one of only 10 initiatives nationally to win a 2020 Youth Summit Pitch Contest grant from the Points of Light Foundation. The Summit virtually brought together teens from across the United States to reflect on and engage with challenges and opportunities presented by the new school year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Timeout Radio #13, November 18th, 2020

The motto of Team Davis is "Seeing the Ability in Disability". Meet Robin Dewey, the president and founder of Team Davis, a non-profit organization that enriches the lives of children and adults with developmental, intellectual and physical disabilities. Then learn how the Special Olympics grew from a backyard summer camp to a global movement that has enhanced lives and changed attitudes about ability and inclusion. Travel to Chicago, where the first Special Olympics were held in 1968, and explore the city's evolution, sports teams and food. Find out what is the one topping you should never put on your Chicago-style hot dog!

Timeout Radio #12, November 4th, 2020

Mapping apps on our phones give us access to huge amounts of geographic data literally on our fingertips. We learn how computers are used in geography and map making and talk to Sean Glantz, who teaches Computer Science at Da Vinci Charter Academy about why computer science education in schools is so important. And by the way, do you know what a "schoolie" is? Travel with us to Surfers Paradise, Australia to find out.

Timeout Radio #11: October 21, 2020

Meet Adam Lewin, the owner of Football Club Davis. FC Davis, formed in 2017, is a semi-pro soccer club based in Davis and is an expansion team of the National Premier Soccer League. Competing in the Golden Gate Conference, FC Davis is one of nearly 110 teams across the country playing in the world’s largest national league. In our travel segment we stay close to home and learn more about Davis, California, home to Timeout Radio and FC Davis.

Timeout Radio #10, October 7th, 2020

For many groups, voting rights were gained after decades of struggle and activism. In this election special we learn about the history of voting in the United States and travel to our nation's capital, Washington, D.C. Listen to find out which American presidents kept alligators at the White House! We talk to Da Vinci Junior High social studies teacher, Victor Lagunes, about voting, online teaching, and the San Francisco Giants.

Timeout Radio #9, September 23rd, 2020

We talk to Mr. Wizard, English teacher at Da Vinci Junior High, about writing, theatre, and online teaching. Listen to find out how Mr. Wizard earned this nickname! Since we are social distancing our conversation, just like school, happens on Zoom. Then we catch up on what's been happening in the world of sports, and travel to Paris where we learn some surprising facts about the City of Light.

Timeout Radio #8, September 9th, 2020

Evan Ream is a sports journalist in Davis who has coached junior high soccer, co-taught the journalism course at Da Vinci High, and helped advise the school's newspaper. Evan talks to us about being a sports journalist and what ignited his interest in soccer when he was 14 years old. We then travel to Ashland, Oregon where we taste some fizzy lithia mineral water from water fountains in the town square, and learn why water in different places tastes different.

Timeout Radio #7: August 26, 2020

Youth sports have been shut down for several months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As some places start youth sports up again, UC Davis pediatrician Dr. Erik Fernandez y Garcia talks to us about how children and teens can stay safe while playing sports and what some important things checked in sports physicals are. Dr. Erik and I talk about a topic of mutual interest, the Sacramento Kings NBA team. Our place of the week is Sacramento - the capital of California and home to the Sacramento Kings.

Timeout Radio #6: August 12, 2020

This episode focuses on the environment. We talk about how the U.S. National Park Service got its start, and hike 6000 feet above sea level at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. I reconnect with Laurie Seban, who helps manage the Youth Environmental Science Club (YES! Club) at my school. Laurie and I talk about the connection between her day job as an art history professor and her passion for environmental education.

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Love your choice of music! My favorite part of your show is the place of the week segment.

Listening to your show right now--sounding good. Just a note to say welcome to the KDRT/DMA family, and I hope your participation brings you happiness!

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