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Double Charged: The True Cost of Juvenile Justice

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Double Charged is a special investigation into the U.S. juvenile justice system, produced by Youth Radio. By: Myles Bess This story airs on Ameri...

Do Electronic Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.26.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Jenny Bolario Vape pens, or e-cigarettes, are often billed as a safer way for smokers to get their fix. The user breathes in water vapor infused ...

Going Beyond Ads To Attract Young Teachers

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.08.2014 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Robyn Gee The 30-second PSAs from the U.S. Department of Education's TEACH campaign, run by a coalition of major corporations and Teach for Americ...

When Cyberbullying Gets Real

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Bianca Brooks and Sophie Varon Are you more likely to be bullied online or in person? We asked that question in a poll. 64 people answered and wh...

Does Your School Protect Your Head? Players Talk

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.10.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Part of Youth Radio's special coverage on the risks of high school football, this audio slideshow features football players from Castro Valley High Sc...

Secrets Of Science Reporting

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 10.26.2013 | Science
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Kendrick Calkins Alexis Madrigal has been called "the perfect modern reporter." He's written for The New York Times, Wired, and is now a senior ...

Review: Moga Pro Game Controller for Android

Turnstyle | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology
Turnstyle

by Kent Foster The Moga Pro game controller for Android devices aims to take mobile gaming to the next level, and with the exception of some minor...

A "Piece" Of Mind

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.23.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Youth Radio's Jahlil Jackson reflects on his decision to live gun-free. Photo Credit: Ike Sriskandarajah/Youth Radio By: Jahlil Jackson When I wa...

Rethinking Fast Fashion After Bangladesh

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.23.2013 | World
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Bianca Brooks I’ve always had a deep love for fashion. I celebrate fashion week like it’s a holiday. But earlier this year, I realized ...

Jobstacles: Slam-Dunking as a Career

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.05.2013 | Good News
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Jenny Bolario, Chaz Hubbard and Denis...

Gamifiying Air Pollution

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio Tom Selvi, game programmer, presents to Youth Radio. By: Kayla Garrett Could video games save the environment? Maybe wit...

Students Learn Activism And Advocacy In "Movement Makers" Class

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Reporting by: Ashley Williams, Robyn Gee Hira Alam, 16, considers herself an activist, thanks to an extra course she’s taking called Movement Ma...

In Fixing Schools, Bay Area City Looks To Harlem Model

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.12.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: JENNY BOLARIO/Youth Radio A mural on the wall of Harder Elementary School in the Hayward Promise Neighborhood. Youth Radio/New America...

Regulate Bullets, Not Just Guns, Say California Reps

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.09.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Oakland Mayor Jean Quan at a press conference introducing AB 48, which would...

The Science Behind Speaker-Making

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.17.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Ashley Williams Are you trying to get new speakers in your car but they’re too expensive? Have you ever considered making your own? It&rsquo...

Local Youth Program Honored By Michelle Obama

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.20.2012 | San Francisco

Oakland's Youth Radio, a youth-driven journalism and media production program, received a special honor on Monday from a seriously special awardee--FL...

Did That Campaign Ad Work?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio By: Luis Flores and Jenny Bolario Young people at Youth Radio watched a handful of campaign ads from the 2012 election se...

Getting Halloween Right Amid Geisha, Indian, and Pimp Costumes

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

www.spirithalloween.com By: Malachi Segers For young adults hunting for a last minute Halloween costume, it's often really hard to walk the line ...

Politics Creeps Into Halloween

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.30.2012 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio Which mask would you rather wear? By: Chaz Hubbard and Jenny Bolario Who would you rather be for Halloween, Governor Mitt...

Can Online Games Improve Young People's Civic Participation?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Image: Jenny Bolario / Youth Radio By Malachi Segers Young voters make up to close to 20 percent of the electorate in the United States -- a big v...

Reflecting On Affirmative Action And Academic Mismatch

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.11.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Youth Radio Supreme Court justices heard arguments yesterday in a case on affirmative action -- a case that may upset the 2003 ruling of Grutter ...

Liquid Nitrogen Makes Ice Cream "Cooler"

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.01.2012 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio By: Chantell Williams A scoop of Smitten Ice Cream is something special. Youth Radio’s Chantell Williams brings yo...

Civic Ed And Voting: How The Two Connect

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

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

DNC 2012's Final Party

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

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...

Youth Voters: Can Obama Re-Energize Them?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

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...