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KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media

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RadioActive creates a space at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth discover and gain access to public radio public radio journalism. Our podcast features stories by RadioActive journalists about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest.

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Officer Denise Cookie Boulden is a Detective for the Seattle Police Department. She’s well known for her work with youth and the elderly. Detecti...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
Caption: Samaj examines his painting. It is part of his new series, called Entry/Dropline.
An artist living in Seattle has just had to move for the fifth time in four years. As he gets older it's becoming harder and harder for him to expo...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
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Fall sports are starting. With this training comes another tradition, froshing. Froshing, or hazing, is when upperclassmen initiate freshman throug...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 10:51
Caption: Marcus Pimpleton directing at an All-City Band Rehearsal in Memorial Stadium., Credit: Kristin Viray
The All-City Marching Band is a music program in the greater Seattle area. Since 1961 they have performed at over 20 parades during the Seattle sum...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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A dream detective, a sleep specialist from the University of Washington Medical Center, and an enthusiastic lucid dreamer. Could we have fit any mo...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:46
Caption: Kids from The Bike Shop on a Saturday ride, Credit: Used with permission from Matt Velguth
Matt Velguth runs The Bike Shop, an after-school program for low-income kids, because he wants to empower them and help them mature into independen...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:22
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If you try to check email on a Seattle Public School computer, it won't let you. But if you try to watch Dave Chappelle talk about drugs, it will. ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 06:51
Caption: Hosts Clare Martin and Katherine Sims find a word of the month that's almost as big as the dictionary they're holding., Credit: (KUOW Photo/Jenny Asarnow)
Clare Martin and Katherine Sims host a jam–packed June podcast. School's out! We explore how young people spend their free time. The youth in this ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 26:21
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People confess to their irrational fears

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: :49
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An amalgamation of young girls' wishes for their futures

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:05
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard from a block party in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood. You never know the characters you'll meet on your own block...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:15
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Bonnie Beers succeeded in a male-dominated profession, and gleaned wisdom useful to anyone with obstacles to overcome.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:04
Caption: The New RadioActiveans (from left): Mawusi Kudu, Vanessa Chidester, Clare Martin, Alexandra Brooks and Katie Rolnick, with managing editors Jenny Asarnow and Nathan Friend. , Credit: Colleen McDevitt / PugetSoundOff.org
Lori Cavender dreams of opening a homeless shelter on Whidbey Island. Alexandra Brooks helps girls in Rwanda. Blair Burroughs works to remove land ...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 30:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Most people are familiar with henna. But this form of body art is more than a superficial 'tattoo'. Kree Arvanitas is a Seattle based henna and mix...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 06:42
Caption: Duane Chase, past and present
Duane Chase shared his experiences playing Kurt Von Trapp in "The Sound of Music" film with RadioActive's Clare Martin.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:04
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South Asian American students have found a way to bring together the two cultures they interact with every day. By fusing South Asian styles of mus...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 10:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Goodfellow was diagnosed with Aspergers when he was three years old. He talks about his experience with Asperers; how he is treated by kids ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Taylor Decker has Synesthesia. The stimulation of one pathway in the brain automatically stimulates another unrelated pathway. Taylor's synesthesia...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:55
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Kamna Shastri attended a Montessori school until ninthe grade. She talked to her favorite teacher, Sharon Dunn, about why she chose the to teach Mo...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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Paul Hillaire-Villaluz is Native American and homeless. Although he enjoys his life outdoors, he finds community in the Chief Seattle Club, a place...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:00