RadioActive Youth Media http://kuow.org en A Dope Insight On How Weed Affects Teens http://kuow.org/post/dope-insight-how-weed-affects-teens <p>Join Nia Price-Nascimento and Angela Nguyen on "Weed Wednesday" to hear opinions from teens and adults about the underage use of marijuana, as well as facts from an expert. Add your voice to the conversation using #WeedRadioActive Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:34:06 +0000 Angela Nguyen & Nia Price-Nascimento 38764 at http://kuow.org A Dope Insight On How Weed Affects Teens Journalism Isn't Dead, It's RadioActive! http://kuow.org/post/journalism-isnt-dead-its-radioactive <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This summer, <em>RadioActive</em> participants have discovered a lot about journalism and in their first daily podcast they show you how it’s done. Spice it up with a fun and dandy skit and we’re good to go! </span> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:14:54 +0000 Ernesto Morfin Montes de Oca & Maria Delmar Caoagdan & Meghan O'Kelley & Ahlaam Ibraahim & Noah Phillips Rearson & Nia Price-Nascimento & Angela Nguyen & Esa Tilija 38680 at http://kuow.org Journalism Isn't Dead, It's RadioActive! Welcome KUOW's Summer 2014 RadioActive Youth Producers http://kuow.org/post/welcome-kuows-summer-2014-radioactive-youth-producers <p>KUOW's <em>RadioActive Youth Media</em> is proud to once again offer our summer radio journalism workshop!</p><p>Eight students, ages 16-18, are spending six weeks learning what it means to be a journalist and gaining the skills they need to create radio stories.</p><p>These youth producers do all of the research, interviews, writing, voicing and editing to <a href="http://kuow.org/programs/radioactive">produce feature stories and podcasts</a> for KUOW. Look for their stories starting July 22! Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:44:01 +0000 RadioActive Youth Media 37860 at http://kuow.org Welcome KUOW's Summer 2014 RadioActive Youth Producers The S-Word And Stuff: Teens On Sex And Health http://kuow.org/post/s-word-and-stuff-teens-sex-and-health-0 <p>Most people have had the "birds and bees" talk with their parents, and even more of us can recall those awkward moments in health class when we were still young and thought that the opposite sex had cooties.</p><p>In this month’s podcast you’ll hear about how one girl took initiative and taught her friends a thing or two about sex. There are teens helping teens everywhere, including here in Seattle where youth volunteer at a much needed teen crisis hotline.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:58:22 +0000 Ardo Hersi & Riley Guttman & Caitlin Gaylord & Isaac Noren & RadioActive Youth Media 36731 at http://kuow.org The S-Word And Stuff: Teens On Sex And Health African Americans And Native Speakers Keep Swahili Language Alive http://kuow.org/post/african-americans-and-native-speakers-keep-swahili-language-alive <p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:27:42 +0000 Leija Farr & RadioActive Youth Media 36271 at http://kuow.org African Americans And Native Speakers Keep Swahili Language Alive How Karate Helped Local Sensei Escape Abuse http://kuow.org/post/how-karate-helped-local-sensei-escape-abuse <p>Joni Sharrah runs a dojo in Shoreline, north of Seattle. A teacher for 30 years, she knows that karate transcends&nbsp;punching and kicking. That's because experience has taught her that karate can save a person’s life – physically and emotionally. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:11:28 +0000 Josh Medina & RadioActive Youth Media 35902 at http://kuow.org How Karate Helped Local Sensei Escape Abuse How Weight Loss Pulled These Identical Twin Sisters Apart http://kuow.org/post/how-weight-loss-pulled-these-identical-twin-sisters-apart <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>It's hard enough trying to convince yourself that you're beautiful. It's even harder when that standard of beauty is living down the hall from you.</p><p>"When I am by myself, I find myself as beautiful," said Andrea Dyer, "but when I compare myself to others, which would be mostly my twin sister, I find myself comparing all the things that they are better than me in. So recently that has been taking a toll on me." Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:20:29 +0000 Alicia Quarles & RadioActive Youth Media 34915 at http://kuow.org How Weight Loss Pulled These Identical Twin Sisters Apart RadioActive Interviews Women Of Influence In Every Day Life http://kuow.org/post/radioactive-interviews-women-influence-every-day-life <p>We all know influential females. In this month's podcast, we highlight two such women who are making a difference in the lives of the people around them. The first is a new mom who gave birth to her son at the age of 19. The other is a sensei who teaches karate in Shoreline.</p><p>RadioActive<em> is KUOW's program for high school students.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kuow.org/programs/radioactive">Listen to </a></em><a href="http://www.kuow.org/programs/radioactive">RadioActive</a><em><a href="http://www.kuow.org/programs/radioactive"> stories</a>, subscribe to the&nbsp;</em><a href="http://www.kuow.org/rss">RadioActive</a><em><a href="http://www.kuow.org/rss"> podcast</a>&nbsp;and stay in touch on&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RadioActiveYouthMedia">Facebook</a>.</em> Thu, 29 May 2014 17:30:46 +0000 Kendra Hanna & Chris Otey & Josh Medina & Walter Stanton & RadioActive Youth Media 35393 at http://kuow.org RadioActive Interviews Women Of Influence In Every Day Life The 'Thrill And Addiction' Of Seattle Graffiti Artists http://kuow.org/post/thrill-and-addiction-seattle-graffiti-artists <p>Seattle’s art scene spreads from music to visuals, from studio to street. Two artists that go by the names of&nbsp;<a href="http://thebaso.tumblr.com/">Baso Fibonacci</a>&nbsp;and Skeez&nbsp;are living in the shadows of the misunderstood graffiti and street art world.&nbsp;</p><p>“It’s so much of a thrill and an addiction,” Skeez said. “Even back in high school I’d be running around tagging up the hallways and bathrooms at school because it was my human nature to have to do it.” Wed, 28 May 2014 22:09:18 +0000 Kimberlee Williams & RadioActive Youth Media 34994 at http://kuow.org The 'Thrill And Addiction' Of Seattle Graffiti Artists The Idea Of A Better Future Keeps Teen Mom Going http://kuow.org/post/idea-better-future-keeps-teen-mom-going <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="125" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150620683&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Gabby Saechao was in her first year of college when she heard those two dreaded words: “You’re pregnant.”</p><p>At first she was in denial, but there was no hiding it. "My mom knew straight away; she was really suspicious," Saechao said. Thu, 22 May 2014 18:00:47 +0000 Walter Stanton & RadioActive Youth Media 34851 at http://kuow.org The Idea Of A Better Future Keeps Teen Mom Going Life Of A Sneakerhead: One To Rock, One To Stock http://kuow.org/post/life-sneakerhead-one-rock-one-stock <p></p><p>Hieu Phan, 18, is a “sneakerhead” – he collects shoes that are rare and have trading value.</p><p>Phan remembers watching reruns of the Olympics with his dad when he was very young. When Michael Jordan was on the bench lacing up his sneakers in the second quarter, his shoes caught Phan's eyes. It was a special moment for him, but not as special as when he finally got his own pair of the same shoes Jordan had been wearing: Air Jordan Olympic 7.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 20:28:12 +0000 Mohamed Mohamed & RadioActive Youth Media 34660 at http://kuow.org Life Of A Sneakerhead: One To Rock, One To Stock Amid Grief, Darrington Students Dress Up And Head To Prom http://kuow.org/post/amid-grief-darrington-students-dress-and-head-prom <p></p><p>Taylor Lindeman and her boyfriend Anthony Smith drink Red Bull, waiting to get their hair done. Taylor will get a waterfall braid. Anthony wants a haircut, but he’s resisting Taylor’s efforts to have his red bushy beard trimmed. He keeps telling people he wants to grow it out and go “mountain man.” Tue, 20 May 2014 18:46:15 +0000 Kendra Hanna & RadioActive Youth Media 34673 at http://kuow.org Amid Grief, Darrington Students Dress Up And Head To Prom The Misunderstood Fans Of 'My Little Pony' http://kuow.org/post/misunderstood-fans-my-little-pony <p><em>In an unforgiving world, who wouldn’t want to retreat to a place where friendship is magic? Bronies are a group of people who live by that. They’re fans of the newest version of&nbsp; the children's show, </em>My Little Pony<em>. </em>RadioActive <em>youth producer Chris Otey introduces us to some members of the local herd of bronies.</em></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="150" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/148436615&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><em>My Little Pony</em> was a TV show for little girls that first appeared in the 1980s. And you might think that 2012’s revamped version, <em>My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic</em>, is also just a show for little girls. But it’s grown into something a little different. And that has created a following of people who have aptly been named “bronies.”</p><p>I am one of them. Fri, 09 May 2014 17:28:37 +0000 Chris Otey & RadioActive Youth Media 33766 at http://kuow.org The Misunderstood Fans Of 'My Little Pony' Fandom: What Happens When You Like Something Too Much http://kuow.org/post/fandom-what-happens-when-you-something-too-much <p></p><p>Hordes of screaming people bowing down before an ancient god.</p><p>This didn't happen in some ancient temple; this was a normal part of vacation for the hundreds of thousands of fans who descend for San Diego's Comic-Con every summer. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:16:32 +0000 Sophie Ding & Kendra Hanna & Madeline Ewbank & Chris Otey & Ardo Hersi 33133 at http://kuow.org Fandom: What Happens When You Like Something Too Much Two Truths And A Lie http://kuow.org/post/two-truths-and-lie <div><p><span dir="ltr"><em>RadioActive</em> is committed to delivering accurate stories to our listeners. But for the first time, <em>RadioActive </em>hosts keep you in the dark with a fun game of Two Truths and a Lie.&nbsp;Two of these stories are the absolute truth, and one is a fake. Can you guess the lie? </span></p><p>Scroll down for the answer. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:16:02 +0000 Madeline Ewbank & Isaac Noren & Yafiet Bezabih & Iman Mohamed & Kendra Hanna 31359 at http://kuow.org Two Truths And A Lie