Robyn Gee http://kalw.org en Paul Ryan and the youth vote http://kalw.org/post/paul-ryan-and-youth-vote <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 23.616666793823242px; ">Paul Ryan was officially nominated yesterday as Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate. There’s a lot of excitement about the choice, some of it because of the hope that Ryan’s youthfulness can benefit the party’s image.</span></p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 19:57:06 +0000 Robyn Gee 15910 at http://kalw.org Paul Ryan and the youth vote Youth Radio at the RNC: The Obama of 2012 – Paul Ryan? http://kalw.org/post/youth-radio-rnc-obama-2012-paul-ryan <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 23.616666793823242px; ">Karin Agness became a leader among young Republicans because of a&nbsp;</span><a href="http://girlcrushzine.tumblr.com/" style="font-family: inherit; line-height: 23.616666793823242px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; margin: 0px; outline: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(18, 119, 165); -webkit-transition: all 0.18s ease-out; ">girl crush</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-ser Mon, 27 Aug 2012 21:22:11 +0000 Robyn Gee 15783 at http://kalw.org Youth Radio at the RNC: The Obama of 2012 – Paul Ryan? Documentary shows teenage politicians growing up post 9/11 http://kalw.org/post/documentary-shows-teenage-politicians-growing-post-911 <p>The game of politics makes some people gag. But for others, it&rsquo;s what they live for.</p><p>Meet DJ, Ben and Nick &mdash; the protagonists of the new documentary &ldquo;Follow the Leader,&rdquo; which just received a <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/followtheleader/follow-the-leader-and-reality-check-interactive">$27,000 boost</a> on Kickstarter.</p><p>The film follows these young men from the age of 16 through their first year in college. At age 16, all three have political ambitions to be national leaders.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 23:35:21 +0000 Robyn Gee 15088 at http://kalw.org Documentary shows teenage politicians growing up post 9/11 Forget Med School, Become A Plumber Says Thiel http://kalw.org/post/forget-med-school-become-plumber-says-thiel <p>Peter Thiel, prominent venture capitalist and founder of PayPal, recently claimed on <em><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7409142n">60 Minutes</a></em> that plumbers make more money than doctors. So why bother with higher education? It&rsquo;s expensive, and you can get an equally well-paying job without it, goes the rationale.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Robyn Gee 11284 at http://kalw.org Forget Med School, Become A Plumber Says Thiel Diagnosing Yourself With Dr. Google? Get A Second Opinion http://kalw.org/post/diagnosing-yourself-dr-google-get-second-opinion <p>Women are twice as likely to consult Google for a health diagnosis as opposed to a real doctor &mdash; but apparently one in four women end up misdiagnosing themselves from the information they get on the Internet.</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Robyn Gee 10762 at http://kalw.org Diagnosing Yourself With Dr. Google? Get A Second Opinion