Youth Voices

Christmas tunes...OK in July? (Chiot's Run/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Christmas In July

The tradition of Christmas isn’t something you think about much during the summertime.


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Youth Show August 2

This week’s Youth Show: Traditions!


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Youth Show July 26

This week on the Youth Show, our theme was "Youth & Technology." Are today's teens too plugged in? Do we spend too much time on social networks, the internet, our cell phones?


Internet Addiction: Is It Real? (Michael Mandiberg/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Internet Addiction

Is internet addiction a real thing? Are young people too plugged in? Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project considers these concepts in his latest commentary.


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?


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: July 21

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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.


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


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Youth Show July 19

This week on The Youth Show, we talked about failure. What is failure? How do you define failure?


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: July 26

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


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: July 19

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


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.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: July 14

Author: 

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.


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.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: July 12

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 July 12

This week on The Youth Show, we talked about success. What is success? What does it mean to be successful?


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: July 7

Author: 

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.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: July 5

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


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact June 23

Author: 

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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Youth Show June 28

This week's theme on the Youth Show is "exploration".


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.


Photo by *clairity* via flickr

Youth Radio Project interviews Shelby Gonzalez and Dan Helmerson from the Cook County Vistiors Bureau

Youth hosts Sterling Anderson and Shawn Neuwirth talk with Dan Helmerson and Shelby Gonzalez in this interview. In the interview, we find out how many tourists visit Cook County each year.


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Youth Show June 21

This week on the Youth Show, our theme is “curiosity”. In line with our theme, we have a great interview this week.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: June 28

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


School Bus (Svadilfari/flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Curiousity

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Cedar Adams is a junior at Cook County High School and a resident of Hovland. Until this past winter, she was homeschooled her entire life.


photo by hpeguk via flickr

Youth Radio Project interviews Paula Sundet Wolf from Cook County Higher Ed

In this interview, Paula talks about how Higher Ed helps this community. She talks about the many services that Higher Ed provides, including an upcoming lecture series.