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The Desert, My Mom, and Me, by Trenton Good of City High Radio

I might as well get out with it — this is my last podcast for Youthcast. Two and a half weeks ago I packed up my stuff and moved from Boston, MA to Concord, NH, in order to report on NH economics for NPR's StateImpact project. The piece we're featuring today — by City High [...]

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Rerun: To Bet Or Not To Bet, by Vincent Geary of Brooklyn College Radio

Like many Americans, state governments are struggling with debt, and getting creative about solutions. One such solution is to legalize internet gambling. With bills moving forward in California, Illinois and New Jersey, it seemed like a good time to look back at a piece by college student and internet gambler, Vincent Geary. The following was [...]

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Little Lost Fish, by Marga Blanco of Youth Media Project

Margo Blanco may be small, but she isn't shy. Last summer, not long after moving from her home in the Philippines to Santa Fe, NM, Margo went with her Youth Media Project Summer Intensive class on a field trip to Albuquerque. There, she stood on the street with a tape recorder, asking strangers: "have you [...]

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My Time in Greece, by Jacob Holley-Kline of Alaska Teen Media Institute

Last month, Jacob Holley-Kline went on a school trip to Greece. He had worked all of the previous summer to pay travel expenses. When he got there, he was stunned by the beauty of the place. "The water looked like a melted gemstone or something. Like congealed tanzanite," Jacob told me. But something was bothering [...]

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Hallelujah the Saviors are Here, by Rachel Smith of Louder Than a Bomb 2012

When Rachel Smith's older sister was a second-semester high school senior, she and her classmates started to "senior slide." They had been going to school for 13 years, graduation was on its way, and heck, it was warm outside. So when one of her teachers found her students unprepared for class, and announced: "I know [...]

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Broken Notes by Kamna Shastri of RadioActive

Kamna Shastri makes music, and she makes radio. The main difference between these endeavors, she says, is that she makes radio for an audience whom she has to make certain will understand the ideas she's trying to communicate. The music she makes just for herself. Lately, Kamna's been making a lot of radio about music. [...]

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Bullied: Teen Stories from GenerationPRX, with hosts Council Brandon and Peython Echelson-Russell

Bullying is a hot topic these days. In fact, 5 newspapers have published stories about bullying in the last hour, judging from my Google results.? Until now, much of the national conversation was being carried out by the people who understood it the least: adults.? As Council Brandon — one of the people featured in [...]

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The Words of Our Parents by Grace Edgerton of City High Radio

Perfection isn't easy. In fact, even attempting perfection is usually really hard. Last year Grace Edgerton spent a whole year producing only two stories in her radio production class at City High Radio, the charter high school she attends in Tuscon, AZ. The one we're featuring is a short Vox Pop about kids and their [...]

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La Oportunidad, by Victoria Campos of the University of Texas

Maria Isabel wasn't supposed to finish the 6th grade. She lived in a tiny mountain ranch in Mexico, where girls stayed home to cook and raise children. If her father had had his way, that's exactly what she would have done. Instead, Maria Isabel went to a private high school, moved to the United States, [...]

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Advertising in Schools by Aviva Hirsch of Alaska Teen Media Institute

Would a high school nutrition teacher think twice before condemning Coca Cola if she knew her paycheck was paid for, in part, by Coca Cola? Could a locker bank covered in advertisements affect High School students' spending behavior? What about ads in an Elementary School? When the real estate bubble popped and property values plummeted, [...]

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