Most students think about their next teacher, what they’ll wear, but most don’t worry about their safety.
If you’re like most teens in the Bay Area, you’ve only experienced a handful of earthquakes.
Out of the nearly 900 emoji options available to U.S. teenagers, the gun is one of the most popular, ranking in the top ten percent. But lately, the gun emoji has been landing some people in hot water. Young people tend to be savvier about these things. But there’s still room for misunderstanding. Youth Radio Reporter Tylyn Hardamon explores how teens use the gun emoji in their everyday conversations.
Youth Radio brought together young people, community leaders and representatives from police departments throughout the East Bay for a candid discussion about building trust and safety in our communities.
Imagine you are standing before a crowd. You’re totally prepared to talk but now that you’re up there, staring at…
I was 8 years old, asleep in the top bunk of my bed, when I heard guys yelling outside my…
Contact is why I play the game. If I can’t practice it, how am I going to get better? And if I can’t get better, how am I going to be safe?
Rachel Swinehart, 18, has commandeered her family’s living room in Cedar Rapids Iowa, filling it with large, plastic tubs containing stuff like pink bedding and a coffee maker. She’s about to head off to Shenandoah College, a small arts school in Virginia. In many ways, organizing her stuff is the easy part. Talking about the risks of college life — that’s a bit harder.
Youth Radio’s Bianca Brooks was one of the panelists and the only youth reporter at the table at last night’s…