Youth Voices

CCHS College Composition students have a lot of research ahead of them (Michael Perez/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project launches "Night of the Notorious" Interview Series

It's three weeks into the new school year, and the College in the Schools English Composition class is busy picking their topics for this year's Night of the Notorious event in December.


Lucy Perpich & Jade Woltmann talk about a new girls group at CCMS (Harry Phillips/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Jade Woltmann & Lucy Perpich on new girls group

Jade Woltmann, new family and student specialist at Cook County Schools, and Lucy Perpich, program coordinator at the Violence Prevention Center, join the Youth Radio Project in studio to talk about a


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Mystery Noise: September 20

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Youth Show September 20

This week on the Youth Show, we talk about sports!


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Youth Show September 13

This week on the Youth Show, we take a closer look at what's happening in the arts with Cook County youth.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: September 8

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Saturday Youth Mix Show. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact.


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Mystery Noise: September 13

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage (Stephan Hoglund)

Youth Radio Project interviews Stonebridge Singers Drum

The Stonebridge Singers Drum is a group from Grand Portage, including John Vogel, Trevor Deschampe, Marcus Logan, Brent Sorenson and Dylan Deschampe.


Marching Band

Youth Take: Cook County High School Band

This week on the Youth Show, we took a closer look at some of the things happening with the arts and young people in Cook County.


A very happy Mara on her Femmes du Nord Canoe Trip

Student Mara MacDonell talks about her 50-day Arctic Circle Canoe Trip

Back in May, the Youth Radio Project interviewed Mara MacDonell on her upcoming 50-day canoe trip at the Arctic Circle.


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Mystery Noise: September 6

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Youth Show September 6

This week on the Youth Show, our theme was "Youth & Work." We spoke with John Challenger, CEO of the nationally-known job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, about their ana


Mowing the lawn, a common teen summer job (iChris/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CEO John Challenger on Teen Unemployment

Right now, there are about 1.3 million unemployed 16- to 19-year olds who are looking for work. But what does that mean?


Summer Job (jefzila/Flickr)

Youth Take: Summer Jobs

What sort of summer job did you have this year? The Youth Radio Project took to the halls of Cook County High School to figure out what sort of jobs students had and why they had them.


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Youth Show August 30

It’s the “Back to School” edition of the Youth Show! This week on the show, we get prepared for going to school.


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Youth Show August 23 "Best of Show"

We all took a short hiatus from the radio this week, and so we’re bringing you a special pre-recorded edition of the “Best of Youth Radio Summer 2012.” We replay some of our best int


Runner (Sean Venn/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Cross Country Coach April Wahlstrom

For our "Back to School" show, Cook County Cross Country Coach April Wahlstrom joins the Youth Radio Project in studio to talk about the sport, the upcoming Cross Country season and the firs


School Room (Barbro Bjornemalm/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews new CCHS teachers

The new school year starts on September 4th, and in honor of that, we hosted a special “Back to School” Youth Show.


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Mystery Noise: August 30

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Youth Show August 16

This week on the Youth Show, we continued our discussion about the future of youth. On this show, we focused on college.


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Mystery Noise: August 16

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


The Heldrich Center for Workforce Development takes a closer look at college graduates & the recession (lesliebyk/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Heldrich Center on College Graduate Survey

In an effort to understand more about what college students get out of their education, this week we read a special study done by the John J.


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Youth Show August 9

This week on the Youth Show, we discussed the future of youth.


Graduation (compujeramey/flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Will today's youth be as successful as their parents?

Will today's youth be more successful than their parents?  Michaela Peterson asks herself if she can be as successful as her parents in this commentary.


Teen Texting (zalouk webdesign/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Future of Youth

You have probably heard a lot recently about how the current youth generation will not have as good of a life as their parents.  Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project disagrees.  Ster


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Mystery Noise: August 9

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Mystery Noise: August 2

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


Watching the Olympics (Bill Oriani/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Traditions

In America, we have many different traditions. Thanksgiving, the Olympics, the Superbowl. But how do we know when traditions should end?


Dragonboat (Stephan Hoglund)

Youth Radio interviews Dave & Ben Seaton on the Tradition of Dragonboat

Last Saturday, the traditional Dragonboat festival took place in the Grand Marais Harbor. Ben and David Seaton of Hungry Jack Outfitters participated in the race.


Grand Marais (Roy Luck/Flickr)

Youth Take: The Tradition of Fishermen's Picnic

Fishermen's Picnic is one of the biggest traditions in Cook County.