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Youth Voices Stories

Is summer ever quite long enough?

Summer Thoughts

In this piece, Youth Producer Linnea ponders how summer is often romanticized. Is the season really as good as it seems?

Yik Yak allows users to post anonymously.

Yik Yak: More Harm than Good?

In this feature, Youth Producer Isak discusses a new social media app that is taking Cook County by storm:  Yik Yak.

Lynden Blomberg interviews CCHS' Envirothon Team

On the May show, Youth Producer Lynden Blomberg talked with CCHS' Envirothon team. They discussed what Envirothon is and their chances of making it to the state competition.

Youth Producer Linnea Henrikson talks about the future.

Going to College

In this piece, Youth Producer Linnea Henrikson talks about college and the future.

Original Poetry from Youth Radio Producers

Linnea Reads "Poem #3"

Youth Producer Linnea Henrikson reads her original "Poem #3."


Recording Artist Profile: Sam Meyer releases electronic music as "Southp4w"

Youth Producer Lynden interviews Cook County resident Sam Meyer, who lives in Hovland and releases electronic music as Southp4w. 


Youth Producer Henry explores the history of the didgeridoo, an indigenous Australian instrument, and even gives it a try.

How do expectations differ for men and women?

Gender Expectations

In this piece, Youth Producers Lucy and Linnea talk about gender stereotypes and expectations in today's society. 

Kestrel learns more about traditional Jamaican music.

Jamaican Music

Youth producer Kestrel explores Jamaican music and its evolution over time. 

Youth Producer Kestrel shares the story of King Philip's War.

King Philip's War

In this piece, youth producer Kestrel talks about the less remembered history of Thanksgiving by sharing the story of King Philip's war.