Youth Voices Stories

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Childhood Home

Last weekend, Youth Producer Sean MacDonell traveled to his hometown of St. Paul. In this commentary, he describes his feelings upon returning to his old neighborhood.


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Sophie Honeder on Preparing to Leave Grand Marais

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Sophie Honeder, a foreign exchange student from Austria, spent this past year living in Grand Marais. She recently returned to Austria, but before she left, she spoke to us about her new home.


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Almost Homesickness

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Youth Producer Sterling Anderson just finished his first year of college at the Univeristy of Minnesota Duluth, and returned to his hometown for the summer.


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Summertime

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Youth Producer Sean MacDonell looks into what summer vacation is "really" about for teens living in Cook County.


Uganda. Photo by PeterJBellis via Flickr.

YRP Interview: Maggie McMillan and volunteering in Tanzania

This September, Maggie McMillan will be leaving the United States to volunteer in Tanzania. The Youth Radio Project spoke to Maggie about her upcoming trip.


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What can The Youth Radio Project do for you?

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YRP Producer Audrey Summers has been involved in youth radio for 3 three years.


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To Africa and Back: The Michaela Peterson Story, Part 1

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Can you imagine leaving everything you've ever known to go start a new chapter in your life?


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YRP interviews foreign exchange students from UNC- Chapel Hill

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YRP producer Audrey Summers talked to two foreign exchange students from Northern Ireland and Scotland about their experience going to school in the U.S, and what traveling has taught them.


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Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair

The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair is an annual event for students to display their original projects. If you didn't make it to the fair this year, here's what you missed.


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Teacher Feature: Melissa Steele

For this Teacher Feature, YRP producer Molly Sietsema talked with Melissa Steele, CCMS math teacher, about her first year in Cook County and her plans for the summer.