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This week on the show: Bitter Sugar and facing the drought - Bitter lives and little hope: meeting sugarcane workers and their families in Guat...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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In the wake of recent hazing and misbehavior of Greek Life chapters on a variety of college campuses, there has been talk about wholesome changes t...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:34
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They are supposed to mold and inspire minds, but that may some argue that will be difficult while 80% are white.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 1
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HENDERSON, Texas - An east Texas high school senior who reported being raped on campus by a fellow student in 2010 was wronged when she was punishe...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2012
  • Length: 02:43
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In less than a year, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has re-energized the conversation about income inequality, provided a forum for a wide array of cause...

  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 17:51
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In less than a year, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has re-energized the conversation about income inequality, provided a forum for a wide array of cause...

  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 15:19
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A graphic advertising campaign with anti-methamphetamine messages came to Colorado in May. It's part of a multi-year advertising campaign that’s pa...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, and KVNF


  • Added: Jul 02, 2009
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 3
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There are no specific standards in a college environment and everyone can be successful

Bought by KRUA and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jul 23, 2007
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 2
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We begin a series to better understand the challenges facing all high schools by looking closely at one school: Western Guilford High School in Gre...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:13
  • Purchases: 3
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More students drop out in the 9th grade than any other year of school. At Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, school leader...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 3
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A ball game at Western Guilford High School was once the "only" place to be on a Friday night. Western was the heart of a tight-knit community that...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Do you remember what you learned in high school? Much of what is taught stays the same, year after year, from generation to generation. Homer's Ody...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:07
  • Purchases: 4
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In Greensboro, North Carolina the textile and manufacturing industries once provided good jobs to generations of people with little or no education...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:02
  • Purchases: 3
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There has been a dramatic change in education and it?s all about numbers. State and federal laws now require schools to measure just about everythi...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, WAMC, and KPFT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 4
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In the past five years, at Western and high schools around the country, there's been a big push to increase the number of students taking higher le...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, 90.5 WSNC, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 4
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Schools across the country are scrambling to fill a teacher shortage. In Greensboro, North Carolina, the school system is offering new teachers fre...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WAMC, and KQAT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 3
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We conclude our series from Western Guilford High School in Greensboro. A team of reporters visited Western over the course of six months?. gettin...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 3
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States drop out of school. The reasons are many and each story is unique. Today, as ...

Bought by WEZU, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, SpiritHouse Inc/Youth Noise Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:09
  • Purchases: 5
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Senior Kathryn Petros looks at military recruitment in the halls of her high school and talks to recent recruits.

Bought by YouthCast, WXLV-FM, and KUOW


  • Added: May 23, 2005
  • Length: 06:06
  • Purchases: 3