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Playlist: The Best of City High Radio

Compiled By: City High Radio

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Homestead Childhood

From City High Radio | 08:16

When Grace was a child, she and her mom moved out to a remote piece of the Arizona desert to live off the land. Things didn't work out exactly the way they had planned...
Now she's 17 and lives in the city, and she's much happier.

Default-piece-image-1 When Grace was a child, she and her mom moved out to a remote piece of the Arizona desert to live off the land. Things didn't work out exactly the way they had planned...
Now she's 17 and lives in the city, and she's much happier.

My Best Friend is Purple

From City High Radio | 05:33

A is seventeen years old, and she doesn't care if you think it's strange that she finds life easier in the company of her purple stuffed rabbit, Grape Jelly.

Grape_jelly_small A is seventeen years old, and she doesn't care if you think it's strange that she finds life easier in the company of her purple stuffed rabbit, Grape Jelly.
This is a sweet, simple love story. The producer wrote and recorded all the ukulele music in this piece herself!

Why Do We Get Bullied?

From City High Radio | 03:51

Freshman Kyle W tries to get to the bottom of why people get bullied and why they bully. New and improved version--check it out!

Lauren_bullies_kyle_small Freshman Kyle W tries to get to the bottom of why people get bullied and why they bully. He interviews victims of bullying and one self-proclaimed bully.

AWKward...!

From City High Radio | 01:57

City High School junior Makele asks people, what makes something awkward? What IS awkward? And the answers she gets are, well, kind of awkward. This story is very short and pretty funny--check it out!

Hanna_small City High School junior Makele asks people, what makes something awkward? What IS awkward? And the answers she gets are, well, kind of awkward. This story is very short and pretty funny--check it out!

Childhood Memories

From City High Radio | 05:11

Noa asks people, "What is your favorite memory from childhood?" She expects happy memories, but finds that most people aren't interested in talking about those...

Me_in_kiddie_pool_small Noa asks people, "What is your favorite memory from childhood?" She expects happy memories, but finds that most people aren't interested in talking about those...

What do you wanna be when you grow up?

From City High Radio | :48

"What do you wanna be when you grow up?" Vox-pop

Me_age_3_and_dood_small Pieces of interviews of people telling me what they want to be when they grow up.

Hello World

From City High Radio | 03:01

16-year-old Zoe has a secret that she hides underneath the sleeves of her hoodie.

Sleves_and_hands_small 16-year-old Zoe has a secret that she hides underneath the sleeves of her hoodie.

The Most Magical Thing

From City High Radio | 03:20

Grace asks students and teachers at her school, "What is the most magical thing that ever happened to you?"

Default-piece-image-0 Grace asks students and teachers at her school, "What is the most magical thing that ever happened to you?"

One Thing

From City High Radio | 02:48

Freshman Victoria asks teenagers, "What is the ONE thing you wish you could do, but you can't?"

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Dsc03774_small Freshman Victoria asks teenagers, "What is the ONE thing you wish you could do, but you can't?"

Seventeen, I Hate You

From City High Radio | 03:55

16-year-old Desii Armendariz hates Seventeen Magazine with a "burning" passion.

This piece contains the word "damn" at 46 seconds.

Desi_small 16-year-old Desii Armendariz hates Seventeen Magazine with a "burning" passion. This piece contains the word "damn" at 46 seconds.

"Spice"-- Not So Nice

From City High Radio | 07:31

The use of synthetic marijuana, otherwise known as "Spice" or "K-2," is on the rise among teenagers. Seventeen-year-old Rio investigates.

Content Advisory:
At one point in this story an interviewee says, "We're not trying to piss anybody off."

Am-2201_structure_small The use of synthetic marijuana, otherwise known as "Spice" or "K-2," among other names, is on the rise among teenagers. Seventeen-year-old Rio investigates.  Rio interviews a teen user and the owners of the smokeshop down the street from his school.

Content Advisory:
At one point in this story an interviewee says, "We're not trying to piss anybody off."

The Desert, My Mom, and Me

From City High Radio | 06:58

16-year-old Trent needs answers, so he skips school and heads out in to the desert to do some thinking. His mother does not approve.

Trentprx_small 16-year-old Trent needs answers, so he skips school and heads out in to the desert to do some thinking. His mother does not approve. This story captures something important about the conflicts that arise between mothers and their teenage sons. It might break your heart, just a little bit. 

The Words of Our Parents

From City High Radio | 04:01

When adults talk to teenagers, they often wonder, "Are they hearing ANYTHING I say? Are they going to remember ANY of this?" Seventeen-year-old Grace investigates.

Default-piece-image-2 When adults talk to teenagers, they often wonder, "Are they hearing ANYTHING I say? Are they going to remember ANY of this?" Seventeen-year-old Grace investigates. This vox pop comes in two versions. Version A ends with a DeVotchKa song. Version B contains the word "piss ant" and ends with a Tori Amos song. Enjoy!