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Kids at Martin Middle School discuss what Dia de los Muertos means to them.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:11
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Packed in one car, Elaine Manis, her six siblings, and her mother set out on a trip from the small town of Forgan, Oklahoma, to the seaside town of...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:24
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The child of two Longhorn Band veterans digs into the unseen world of the band's strangest traditions, from "hupping" to the secret "10 til 2" saying.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:06
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The most important meal of the day - breakfast - is no longer a priority among teenagers. Why can't they find the time for golden waffles doused in...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:33
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Are you ever concerned that your pajamas are not seasonally appropriate? Fret no more. Ellery Stritzinger speaks to a professional about staying cu...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:21
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A family in Texas deals with, and raises, all sorts of reptilian creatures. Produced by students at Grisham Middle School for Stories from Deep in ...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Have you ever stuck with something that was difficult because you knew the reward was worth the journey? Follow Robert Franklin’s day as he prepare...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:21
Caption: Rio and her Mom
Rio, faces a big identity question. "Am I Mexican? If so how Mexican am I?" Let's just say Rio was raised a bit differently than prior generations ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:44
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Anni's favorite place growing up was ... the school-bus stop?

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:16
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Dayquan writes about his struggles losing his mother to death at an early age.

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Dayquan, a student at Harrison High School, tells about the experiences that hade him what he is. A good deal of pathos is included.

Bought by KSRQ and KSRQ

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Maryama Abdi, Credit: Molly Haley
When Maryama Abdi came with her family to this country from Somalia, she left behind someone very dear to her.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 01:49
Caption: Toby and Jackie, Credit: Molly Haley
Thirteen year old Toby Choyt of Maine meets a retired lobsterman on Portland's historic Widgery Wharf and tells his story.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
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Have you wanted to grow your own garden, but you're afraid you don't have a green thumb? Tune in to hear expert advice on how to get started. Avoid...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2013
  • Length: 08:30
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School and an intern at Northern Community Radio. During the school year she's been checking in with e...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2013
  • Length: 03:01
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It's often said that love can be transformative. For Philly Youth Radio's Dinh To, the saying couldn't be more true. Two years ago, Dinh moved from...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 04:01
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Many songs, books, and movies focus on love and romance, but what happens when they become one’s only source for learning? Philly Youth Radio’s Jay...

Bought by WAMC, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 3
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Philly Youth Radio’s Yingci Chen is a first generation Chinese immigrant. She's noticed that Chinese immigrant parents often don't want their kids ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
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A sister tries to reacquaint herself with her older brother during a cross country road trip only to realize it might not be so simple a task.

Bought by WTIP

  • Added: Oct 10, 2012
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jacorey Monterio, Credit: Portland Press Herald
From the outside, Jacorey looks like the party guy - he's 16, has his own apartment and seems to be living large. But Jacorey's private desire for ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 06:58
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Taking his inspiration from Marvin Gaye's song "What's Going On," Ryan Lawless, SFCC student, explores family dynamics in the 21st century while re...

  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 05:53
Caption: Northside College Prep Slam Poetry Team
The Commute is a team piece performed by the poets of Northside College Prep Slam Poetry Team: seniors Ashley Gonzalez, 18, and Tyler Sauter, 18, a...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:53
Caption: Poet Faith Lloyd
Poet Faith Lloyd, 17, is a junior at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. This is the first year she has represented her school at Louder Than a Bo...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:52
Caption: Poet Christian Palacios
Poet Christian Palacios, 17, is a junior at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. This is the second year he has represented his school at Louder Th...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Whitney Young HS Slam Poetry Team
To Save a Monster is a team piece performed by the poets of the Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Slam Poetry Team: seniors Essie Linzy, 18, and ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:02