youth radio

11:56am

Thu October 31, 2013

Youth Radio: Students compete to build best energy-saving house

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Darelle Brown
October 30th, 2013 by Darelle Brown Ever wondered what it would be like to not have to pay an energy bill? You might think you'd have a house full of candles or even an empty boring house with no refrigerator or no AC.

11:07am

Thu October 24, 2013

My Sister’s Story: ‘Broken’ Taillight Leads to Deportation

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Anonymous
Editor's Note: California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law a bill (AB60) that will allow undocumented immigrants to have driver's licenses, making it potentially safer for those immigrants to drive without fear of deportation. The author of this piece wished to keep their identity and that of their family members anonymous, so aliases were used.

1:10pm

Thu October 10, 2013
Politics

Turnstyle News: A teen's letter to the NSA

You can listen to this piece here.

Dear random NSA officer,

It might have been my web search for notorious murderers that led you to my electronic abode but I promise, I don’t share their homicidal interests.

It’s okay if you search through my stuff, though.  Personally, I don’t mind. I have nothing to hide, at least not from you.

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3:18pm

Thu October 3, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Turnstyle News: "Sticker Fight" tragedy: How Causes' redesign went wrong

Last week Causes, the company founded by founded by Sean Parker and Joe Green to leverage social media connections for grassroots campaigns, underwent a major facelift.

No longer would Causes.com be a fiefdom of Facebook, the site would become a social network of its own.

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11:33am

Thu September 19, 2013
Education

Youth Radio: Study shows negative impact of police in Oakland schools

A recent study by the Black Organizing Project, Public Counsel, and the ACLU, shows  that the police presence in Oakland schools has a negative impact on students. School policing isn’t a new topic but since the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, administrators and school officials have been pushing for even more police presence in schools. But statistics show that the police aren’t helping.

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