Youth Voices

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.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: October 20

Author: 

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Saturday Youth Mix Show. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact. This week, Joey shares a rather gruesome one.


Running on snow (Tom Cochrane/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Cross Country

Last week, on the last sunny day in October, Mara did what she has done every day after school this fall. She went to Cross Country practice.


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Youth Show October 25

This week on the Youth Show, we introduce new youth producer Mara MacDonell, who brings a brand-spanking-new commentary about being part of the Cook County Cross Country Team.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: October 26

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


Kale Boomer takes a closer look at the benefits of a vegetarian diet (Martin Cathrae/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Kale Boomer on Vegetarianism, Medicinal Marijuana

Choosing a topic for the College in the Schools Writing Course can prove to be a rather difficult task.


Sarah Larsen shares her earliest research on teacher evaluations (BES Photos/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Sarah Larsen on How to Best Evaluate Teachers

The dilemma of how to best evaluate teachers has been in the news a lot recently. Should we evaluate instructors based on test results? Classroom performance? Something else?


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Youth Show October 18

This week on the Youth Show, we bring you a special pre-recorded show, complete with two great interviews as part of our "Night of the Notorious" Interview Series.


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Youth Show October 11

This week on the Youth Show, we have more for our Night of the Notorious Interview Series!


Urban art re: Patriot Act (Bob With/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Kyle Martinson on the Patriot Act

As part of our Night of the Notorious interview series, College in the Schools English student Kyle Martinson joined us in the studio this week to talk about his topic.


Maryland Women’s Heritage Center Exhibit Honors Women in STEM (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Lori Backlund on women & engineering

This week on the Youth Show, engineer Lori Backlund joins us in the studio to talk about her experience being a woman in the engineering field.


Science demonstrators at World's Fair, 1962 (Seattle Municipal Archives/Flickr)

Student Natalie Nalezny on her Night of the Notorious Topic

As part of our Night of the Notorious Interview Series, College in the Schools English student Natalie Nalezny joins us in the studio to talk a little bit about her topic.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: October 11

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Youth Show October 4

This week on the Youth Show, we bring you new editions of Cook County Middle School and Sawtooth Elementary School News, we continue our "Night of the Notorious" interview series with studen


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Youth Show September 27

This week on The Youth Show, we had special guests Lucy Perpich and Jade Woltmann in studio to talk about a new girls group that will be offered to students in 6th through 8th grade at Cook County Mid


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Mystery Noise: September 27

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


CCHS College Composition students have a lot of research ahead of them (Michael Perez/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project launches "Night of the Notorious" Interview Series

It's three weeks into the new school year, and the College in the Schools English Composition class is busy picking their topics for this year's Night of the Notorious event in December.


Lucy Perpich & Jade Woltmann talk about a new girls group at CCMS (Harry Phillips/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Jade Woltmann & Lucy Perpich on new girls group

Jade Woltmann, new family and student specialist at Cook County Schools, and Lucy Perpich, program coordinator at the Violence Prevention Center, join the Youth Radio Project in studio to talk about a


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Mystery Noise: September 20

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Youth Show September 20

This week on the Youth Show, we talk about sports!


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Youth Show September 13

This week on the Youth Show, we take a closer look at what's happening in the arts with Cook County youth.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: September 8

Author: 

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Saturday Youth Mix Show. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: September 13

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage (Stephan Hoglund)

Youth Radio Project interviews Stonebridge Singers Drum

The Stonebridge Singers Drum is a group from Grand Portage, including John Vogel, Trevor Deschampe, Marcus Logan, Brent Sorenson and Dylan Deschampe.


Marching Band

Youth Take: Cook County High School Band

This week on the Youth Show, we took a closer look at some of the things happening with the arts and young people in Cook County.


A very happy Mara on her Femmes du Nord Canoe Trip

Student Mara MacDonell talks about her 50-day Arctic Circle Canoe Trip

Back in May, the Youth Radio Project interviewed Mara MacDonell on her upcoming 50-day canoe trip at the Arctic Circle.


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Mystery Noise: September 6

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!