Youth Voices Stories

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?


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


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.


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.


Photo by bdearth via flickr

Michael McHugh live from Alaska

A familiar voice has been missing from the Thursday Youth Radio Project Show the last few weeks.  That is because Michael McHugh is in Alaska.  But he did make time to call in and tell us ab


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Youth Take "Exploration"

In this "Youth Take", Youth Radio Project members Sterling Anderson and Shawn Neuwirth asked people what brought them to Cook County.