Youth Voices Stories

Should students involved in extracurricular activities be tested for drug use? (Charles Kaiser/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Katie Vander Heiden on student drug testing

Should high schoolers participating in extracurricular activities be drug tested? College in the Schools Writing student Katie Vander Heiden will be looking into that question in the coming weeks.


WTIP over the Thanksgiving Holiday

Youth producer Michaela Peterson checks in over Thanksgiving

Over the holiday week, Youth Radio Project producer Michaela Peterson was on the road with her family, headed to St. Louis, Missouri.


Czarina Crow

Youth producer Czarina Crow shares an original poem

Many people might not know this, but Youth Radio Project member Czarina Crow is quite the poet.


8th graders share their "This I Believe" essays (churl/Flickr)

8th Grade "This I Believe" Essay Readings: Part 2

Teacher Sarah Malkovich has been working with her students over the past few weeks to write "This I Believe" essays as part of her 8th grade exploratory class.


Youth Radio Project's Night of the Notorious Interview Series airs weekly on WTIP (Michael Perez/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Cailan Carpenter on picking a topic

Cailan Carpenter joined us in the studio this week to share her thoughts on picking a topic for her Night of the Notorious project.


8th graders share their "This I Believe" essays (churl/Flickr)

8th Grade "This I Believe" Essay Readings: Part 1

Teacher Sarah Malkovich has been working with her students over the past few weeks to write "This I Believe" essays as part of her 8th grade exploratory class.


Vote! (lamont_cranston/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Let 17-year-olds vote

One of the most exciting elements to surface during the last presidential election was the increased participation of younger voters.  While this can be celebrated, not all young people had the c


Ballot (Corey Templeton/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CIRCLE on youth voting

As most of you probably know, this week was election week. Prior to the election, we got to thinking about what the status is with young people and voting in America.


Sterling & Kara are hitting the books, too... (Chris Guy/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Update with Producers Kara & Sterling

Each week, you hear the voices of Sterling and Kara on the Youth Show. Recently, they've been interviewing their fellow students on their Night of the Notorious research topics.