Youth Voices

School Room (Barbro Bjornemalm/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews new CCHS teachers

The new school year starts on September 4th, and in honor of that, we hosted a special “Back to School” Youth Show.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: August 30

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


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Youth Show August 16

This week on the Youth Show, we continued our discussion about the future of youth. On this show, we focused on college.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: August 16

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


The Heldrich Center for Workforce Development takes a closer look at college graduates & the recession (lesliebyk/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Heldrich Center on College Graduate Survey

In an effort to understand more about what college students get out of their education, this week we read a special study done by the John J.


Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show August 9

This week on the Youth Show, we discussed the future of youth.


Graduation (compujeramey/flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Will today's youth be as successful as their parents?

Will today's youth be more successful than their parents?  Michaela Peterson asks herself if she can be as successful as her parents in this commentary.


Teen Texting (zalouk webdesign/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Future of Youth

You have probably heard a lot recently about how the current youth generation will not have as good of a life as their parents.  Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project disagrees.  Ster


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: August 9

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


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: August 2

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


Watching the Olympics (Bill Oriani/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Traditions

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In America, we have many different traditions. Thanksgiving, the Olympics, the Superbowl. But how do we know when traditions should end?


Dragonboat (Stephan Hoglund)

Youth Radio interviews Dave & Ben Seaton on the Tradition of Dragonboat

Last Saturday, the traditional Dragonboat festival took place in the Grand Marais Harbor. Ben and David Seaton of Hungry Jack Outfitters participated in the race.


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.


Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show August 2

This week’s Youth Show: Traditions!


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Youth Show July 26

This week on the Youth Show, our theme was "Youth & Technology." Are today's teens too plugged in? Do we spend too much time on social networks, the internet, our cell phones?


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?


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: July 21

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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.


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


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Youth Show July 19

This week on The Youth Show, we talked about failure. What is failure? How do you define failure?


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: July 26

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


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: July 19

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


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.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: July 14

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.


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.


The Youth Take captures voices from around Cook County about our weekly theme

Youth Take: Success

In this "Youth Take," Youth Radio Project members Sterling Anderson and Shawn Neuwirth asked people what success means to them. They had a variety of answers, many of which were surprising.