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This sound-rich essay looks into the spirit & teamwork that the Martin Middle School girl's volleyball team embodies.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 03:32
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In this short piece, students decide to talk about their neighborhood and interview folks at a nearby flea market, where they run into other studen...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:14
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Students explore Martin Middle School urban legend Emily. Asking classmates and staff they get some pretty surprising answers as to who she was and...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 05:40
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A personal essay exploring all kinds of intimacy.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:16
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A Thanksgiving radio show created by English Language Learning students at East Boston High School.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2014
  • Length: 34:13
Caption: Bryson Alexander playing one of his compositions, Credit: Mary Quintas
Bryson Alexander is a Contemporary Classical music composer. At 16 years old, he’s composed nearly 40 pieces...all without knowing how to read or ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:32
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How do you save an important piece of your past while building your future?

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: BarRoom Heroes, Credit: Bobby Pickles
Boston punk prodigies - BarRoom Heroes - stop by Bobby’s mother’s basement, to discuss Irish-ness, Boston-ness and the novelty of youth. While thes...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 42:02
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Nicolas interviews his dad while making spaghetti, who emphasizes how important it is to know how to cook-especially when you are single, and/or wh...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 03:55
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Jasmine explores the difficult and at times controversial subject of teen pregnancy-taking the mic to her friends and fellow schoolmates who have e...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:51
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
Caption: Andy Lipkis interview
Shona revisits a conversation she had at the age of 17 with Andy Lipkiss, founder of TreePeople, and discovers that his story has even more relevan...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 14:26
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A four-minute documentary about sexual assault and healing.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:08
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Two young activists in the movement of children with incarcerated parents tell what it is like to grow up and we examine the unintended consequence...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: On the Baja CA Coast
Juan learns about the conservation efforts of WildCoast, an organization based in Imperial Beach, California, and Ensenada, Mexico, that works on b...

Bought by KAWC and KVSC


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Andres Jaimes, Credit: Tom Weistar
Andres Jaimes grew up near the US/Mexico border in Baja California. At 17 years old, Andres is acutely aware of how negatively Mexico and Mexican p...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 17:21
  • Purchases: 1
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In Aroostook County, life still revolves around the potato harvest even though few family potato farms are left.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:16
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The Duct Tape Dragons are a scrappy robotics team made up of disadvantaged youth from the Portland Boys and Girls Club.  They don’t have the resour...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Three stories about inventors who have done some pretty amazing things before even graduating from high school. From cats to semiconductors, these ...

Bought by WTJU and KALW


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Danielle Motindabeka in the WNYC studio
When Radio Rookie Danielle Motindabeka came to the United States at age 13, she didn’t speak English. By the time she was in high school, Danielle ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Marvin Ramos and daughter Hailey
There is less research on adolescent fathers than on mothers — much less — and most of it focuses on the impact to the child if a dad is not in hi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:28
  • Purchases: 1
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If it's not hard enough to succeed in the rough St. Louis Public Schools, Charme does it while transitioning from a boy to a girl.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:16
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A piece exploring the Young People's Theatre Project's summer theater production, which brings 6th-12th graders into the wilderness to produce a mu...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2014
  • Length: 17:38
Caption: Jeff Rogers
When Jeff Rogers was 16 years old he started referring to himself as a “halfrican.” Jeff has a black father and a white mother. And like many teena...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Memories of my childhood mornings.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1