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Entries by Youth Radio -- Youth Media International from 09/2012

Occupy Protesters Take Over Charlotte Streets

| Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

By: Malachi Segers It's Day 1 reporting from the DNC and my first assignment: covering Occupy Charlotte. The crowd consisted of hundreds of supporte...

Crossover Politics: Delegates Who Occupy

| Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

By: Sayre Quevedo and Malachi Segers As the Youth Radio DNC team made its way up Trade Street tracking the Occupy Charlotte protest, we noticed th...

Odd Jobs At The DNC

| Posted 09.03.2012 | Money

By Sayre Quevedo Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio Kedrick Barnes and Tre Randleman say they pull in $150-$200 per day selling Obama buttons. On...

One-On-One With Geraldo Rivera At The DNC

| Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: Youth Radio Youth Radio's Malachi Segers asks Geraldo Rivera from Fox News about the youth vote at the DNC. By Malachi Segers It's ha...

Opening Night At The DNC

| Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio The First Lady smiles during an extended applause break By: Youth Radio Tuesday marked the opening night of ...

Young Republican At The DNC

| Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: DENISE TEJADA/Youth Radio Eddie Souther, 20, at the DNC. By Malachi Segers The Democratic Convention started in Charlotte yesterday, ...

Youth Voters: Can Obama Re-Energize Them?

| Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio Youth Radio's Bianca Brooks in the press gallery at the DNC. By Bianca Brooks Over the past few weeks, Pr...

Young Democrats React To Michelle Obama's Speech

| Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: AYESHA WALKER/Youth Radio First Lady Michelle Obama takes center stage at the DNC. By Denise Tejada The day after Michelle Obama addr...

Contrasts and Contradictions At The Democratic Convention

| Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: Youth Radio By Malachi Segers You can’t spend much time at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina th...

Gun Control Issues Take Back Seat at DNC

| Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick tears into Mitt Romney's record as the governor of that state. He, like t...

Voices From The DNC

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio Youth Radio asked young people at the DNC about civic engagement. By Bianca Brooks These are excerpts of inte...

DNC 2012's Final Party

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Photo Credit: MALACHI SEGERS/Youth Radio Confetti and cheers as the first family took the stage at the close of the DNC Thursday. By: Malachi Sege...

Infographic: The Costs Of Senior Year

| Posted 09.10.2012 | Education

It's back to school season. That usually means ice-breakers, homework, and navigating a new class schedule. But for seniors, it also means breaking op...

Doesn't Add Up: 1 In 5 College Women Raped, 0 Assaults Reported

| Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

By: Robyn Gee Journalism students at the University of Minnesota Duluth, recently published the results of an eight month investigative series that t...

One Man's Education

| Posted 09.13.2012 | Education

Photo Credit: DENISE TEJADA/Youth Radio By: Carlyn Bynes Young. Black. Poor. From Oakland. If someone heard that description, they probably wouldn...

Female Science Gurus Become Mentors For Undergrad Girls

| Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

By: Robyn Gee Women in Technology Sharing Online (WitsOn) is a new six-week pilot program that will connect undergraduate students with prominent fem...

Reflection: My Love/Hate Relationship With Chicago

| Posted 09.20.2012 | Chicago

By: Youth Radio Youth Radio has been following the teacher strike in Chicago that ended on Tuesday, with an overwhelming vote by teachers to return t...

No One Knows Voting Like Reality Show Judge

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

By: Robyn Gee When’s the last time you remember young people tripping over themselves to vote? Adam Shankman, a judge on the hit reality TV sho...

Civic Ed And Voting: How The Two Connect

| Posted 09.27.2012 | Education

By: Robyn Gee Photo Credit: Youth Radio American Government classroom at Skyline High School in Oakland, Calif. A recent study shows that only 39 ...

Painter Gives Away Her Urban Portraits

| Posted 09.28.2012 | Arts

By: Denise Tejada Photo Credit: Nicole Bourgea Say you leave your house at the usual time, and head down the same old street that takes you to wo...