youth radio

3:47pm

Wed March 19, 2014

Fasting from social media

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Darelle Brown
March 16th, 2014 by Darelle Brown Featured on KCBS My peers are addicted to social media. But for me, sites like Facebook became distracting and depressing. That's why I gave them up. A year ago, my Facebook page was constantly filled with negative posts about fights and deaths.

2:21pm

Wed March 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot 3.13.14 T-shirt philanthropy & MOOCs

Stanford Storytelling Project: "How Not to Give" The story of an entrepreneur who wanted to give one million t-shirts to Africa.

Youth Radio podcast: “A Critical Look at MOOCs -- Massive On-Line Courses”

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!?"

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