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1:18pm

Thu November 7, 2013

Battlefield 4 gives Xbox One a chance to shine

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Rafael Johns
November 6th, 2013 by Rafael Johns I consider myself a gamer with reasonable intelligence about Microsoft's platforms, given that I've played quite a lot of Xbox 360 games. So getting the chance to attend the Xbox One launch event was too much to resist, especially if it meant being surrounded by game developers, specialists, and press.

7:36am

Wed November 6, 2013
Arts & Culture

The Spot 11.7.13 Civics & Sirens

Youth Radio podcast:  Civic Education for a New Generation

Contrary to popular belief, nearly 90 percent of high school students take a civics class. But what's the quality of those classes? This week's Youth Radio podcast looks at how racial and political diversity in the classroom affects what young people learn about politics and society.

99% Invisible:  Symphony of Sirens

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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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