youth radio

6:12pm

Thu March 6, 2014

Do young "invincibles" need health insurance?

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio
March 6th, 2014 According to Young Invincibles.org, as of February 12th, 800,070 youth nationwide have signed up for health care through the Affordable Care Act. Youth Radio participants explain why health care is important to them and why the word "invincible" is not something they identify with.

11:31am

Thu February 27, 2014

The merits of being a teenage fangirl

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Sophie Varon
February 27th, 2014 by Sophie Varon Featured on KQED I'm 18 now and I've gotten used to the eye rolling when I mention my love for Justin Bieber, but what no one understands is that being a true fan is not only about obsessing over Justin's looks or his music.

11:32am

Wed February 12, 2014

Finding therapy on facebook

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Scott Lau
February 10th, 2014 by Scott Lau Featured on KCBS When people encounter a problem, they usually turn to a friend or a family member. But me, I turn to Facebook. The day I forgot to record my college music supplements, I frantically typed out a distress signal on Facebook, "Anyone have a mic or camera I could use!?"

3:25pm

Wed February 5, 2014

Are teens today more narcissistic?

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Youth Radio
February 3rd, 2014 Are teens today more narcissistic than ever before? Some psychologists are pointing to a personality test called the Narcissism Personality Inventory, which seems to indicate that millennials have a historically high sense of self-obsession.

4:57pm

Tue January 7, 2014
Education

Oakland high school confronts daily violence

Fourteen-year-old Trevor Watson, a freshman at Castlemont High School, stands in front of his home in East Oakland. He is a part of Youth ALIVE, an after school program where teens talk to younger kids about gang violence.
Brett Myers/Youth Radio

Castlemont High in East Oakland, looks like many other California schools – colorful box-style buildings with big windows – but inside, teacher Demetria Huntsman and several students are deconstructing a shooting that happened out front just 30 minutes before I got there.

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