Youth Voices Stories

Grand Marais (Roy Luck/Flickr)

Youth Take: The Tradition of Fishermen's Picnic

Fishermen's Picnic is one of the biggest traditions in Cook County.


Christmas tunes...OK in July? (Chiot's Run/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Christmas In July

The tradition of Christmas isn’t something you think about much during the summertime.


Internet Addiction: Is It Real? (Michael Mandiberg/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Internet Addiction

Is internet addiction a real thing? Are young people too plugged in? Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project considers these concepts in his latest commentary.


Are we too plugged in? (Alec Courosa/Flickr)

Youth Take: Are Young People Too Plugged In?

Are today's young people too plugged in? Is the wide variety of technology at our fingertips detrimental to our schoolwork/driving/futures?


Tennis Racket (Flickr/chickpokipsie)

Youth Radio Project interviews David Bergstrom

David Bergstrom, a 2012 Cook County High School graduate joined us on the Youth Show on July 19.  In this interview, he talks about his high school tennis career, and about success and failure, b


Speed skating (Flickr/johnthescone)

Youth Radio Project: Failure

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We all know what success is, but how do you define failure? If you miss reaching a goal – does that mean you failed?


Join us on The Youth Show for a two-part discussion on Generation Z

Youth Radio Project: "Is Generation Z spoiled?" Part 2

Recently, there's been a lot of talk about how our generation is different than the ones before it.


Doing chores (Flickr/D. Sharon Pruitt)

Youth Radio Project interviews Dr. Bob Pratt, and Tim Pratt

In this interview, we disscuss the current state of today's youth.  Is today's youth entitled? Spoiled?  Find out our thoughts in this interview.


Join us on The Youth Show for a two-part discussion on Generation Z

Youth Radio Project: "Is Generation Z spoiled?" Part 1

Recently, there's been a lot of talk about how our generation is different than the ones before it.


Bob Brandt with student (Photo by Carah Thomas)

Bob Brandt, Drivers Education Teacher, on Success

Getting your driver license is a rite of passage for many teenagers.