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Violent video games, original story, and a spotlight on Stan Lee - S2E51

12/10/2019
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Earl Morado, an eight grade student at Woodland Hills Academy with a commentary on violent video games, Emy Vila-Kubiak, a junior at Pittsburgh CAPA with an original story entitled, Percy Jackson's Ex, and Zach Huber, a junior at Pine Richland High School with a spotlight on Stan Lee. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:05:12

Gluten intolerance, original poetry, and a commentary on gender presumptions - S2E50

12/4/2019
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Vidya Surti, a junior at North Allegheny High School, with a commentary on gluten intolerance, Anthony John Wiles Jr., a sophomore at Sewickley Academy, with an original poem entitled, Georgia Heat, and Winston Nunley, a sophomore from East Liberty, with a commentary on gender presumptions. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:08:53

School start times, original fiction writing and radio drama - S2E49

11/26/2019
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Seventh grade student at Carson Middle School, Rachel McLaughlin with a commentary on school start times, North Allegheny High School junior, Mia Naccarato with a story entitled Swing Set, and Pittsburgh Faison fourth and fifth graders with a radio drama. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:20:45

Reflections on hate speech, an original song, and a commentary on bullying - S2E48

11/20/2019
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Eden Auslander, a senior at Upper St. Clair High School with reflections on hate speech heard in school, teen band, The Allies with an original song, and Zachary Huber, a junior at Pine Richland High School with a commentary on bullying. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:07:40

Safe spaces for teens, original music, and a spotlight on George Ferris - S2E47

11/13/2019
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Alyza Foster, from the Heinz Endowments Youth Philanthropy internship with a documentary on safe spaces and opportunities for teens, Mani Bahia, a senior at Pittsburgh CAPA with an original song entitled, Vixed, and Andrew McLaughlin, a freshman at North Allegheny Intermediate High School with a spotlight on George Harris, inventor of the Ferris Wheel. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Duration:00:10:18

Asian representation in comics, original poetry, and pros and cons of video games - S2E46

11/5/2019
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North Allegheny Senior High School 11th grader, Vidya Surti, with a commentary on Asian representation in comics, Westinghouse Arts Academy 11th grader, Cassandra Gray, with original poetry, and Pine Richland High School 11th grader, Zachary Huber, with a commentary on the pros and cons of video games. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:09:40

Reflections on anti-Semitism, original music, and the effects of vaping on teens - S2E45

10/23/2019
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Upper St. Clair High School Senior, Eden Auslander with a commentary on anti-Semitism, teen indie band, The Allies, with an original song entitled, Run Out, and Youth Express interns Katelyn Johnson and Vidya Surti with a documentary on teen vaping. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:09:42

Storm water runoff, an original story excerpt, and a modest proposal for Johnstown - S2E44

10/16/2019
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North Allegheny 9th grader, Andrew McLaughlin with thoughts on storm water runoff and land development, Westinghouse Arts Academy 11th grader, Cassandra Gray with an excerpt from her work, Blood Tulips, and Community Foundation for the Alleghenies senior intern, Maggie Blaisdell shares a modest proposal for Johnstown. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:10:54

Russell-Silver Syndrome, original music, and mental wellness - S2E43

10/8/2019
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Chartiers Valley 7th grader, Wesley Madge talks about Russell-Silver Syndrome, teen indie band, The Allies performs an original song called Once A Week, and Hempfield Area High School Senior, Katelyn Johnson with a commentary on mental health. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:09:47

Immigrant access to college, original music, and a commentary on gifted programs - S2E42

10/1/2019
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Youth philanthropy interns at the Heinz Endowments present a documentary on college access in the US for foreign-born youth, rock duo, Ink, shares an original song, and Carson Middle School 7th grader, Rachel McLaughlin, with a commentary on gifted programs. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:12:43

English class critique, original music, and a spotlight on Nelly Bly - S2E41

9/24/2019
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Pittsburgh Obama sophomore, Jonah Woolley, with a critique on English class curricula, Lincoln Park Performing Arts School Freshman, Gabriella Salvucci, with an original song, and North Allegheny Intermediate High School freshman, Andrew McLaughlin, with a spotlight on Nelly Bly. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:08:25

Family origins, original music, and the stigma some have about community college - S2E40

9/17/2019
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North Allegheny High School Senior, Futen Wang, with a commentary on questions he gets asked about his ethnicity, East Liberty teen, Windafire, shares an original song, and youth philanthropy interns from the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County with a documentary on the misperceptions some have about community colleges. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Duration:00:12:10

Local economics, original music, and a commentary on anti-Semitism - S2E39

9/10/2019
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Youth philanthropy interns from the Heinz Endowments with a documentary on local economics, youth band, By the Process of Elimination with an original song, and Upper St. Clair High School Senior, Eden Auslander with a commentary on anti-Semitism. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:12:28

Tech trash, ode to an author, and recycling in school - S2E38

9/3/2019
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Neighborhood Academy 8th grader, Earl Morado, III, with a commentary on the ways people throw away their old tech, Hempfield Area High School senior, Katelyn Johnson, spotlighting a well-known author, and Carson Middle School 8th grader, Rachel McLaughlin on recycling practices in school. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:07:32

Learning foreign languages, a service trip to Belize, and letters to your future self - S2E37

8/27/2019
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Hempfield Area High School senior Katelyn Johnson with a commentary on foreign language education, Higher Achievement Scholars at Pittsburgh Sterrett read letters written to their future selves, and Upper St. Clair High School senior Eden Auslander with reflections on her trip to Belize. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:07:49

Joining the military, an original story, and reflections on favorite teachers - S2E36

8/13/2019
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Pittsburgh Allderdice grad, José Flores, talks about his hopes to join the US military, Pittsburgh CAPA 8th grader, Lucy Potts, shares her original story, and student from Pittsburgh Public School's Summer Dreamer Academy reflect on their favorite teachers. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:06:42

Re-release: Critique on social media, original prose, and challenges that artists face in Pittsburgh - S2E35

8/6/2019
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Brashear High School students with a critique of social media, Dae'Daeza reads original prose, and Pittsburgh-area high schools students talk about the challenges that artists face in Pittsburgh today. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:12:14

Back to the Titanic and fictional commercials - S2E34

7/23/2019
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Students from Woodland Hills High School perform an original radio drama titled Back to the Titanic and Higher Achievement scholars meeting at Pittsburgh Woolslayer share commercials for fictitious products and services. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Duration:00:11:34

Re-release: Chronicles of a Black girl, reflections on original poetry, and comparing international experiences - S2 E33

7/16/2019
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From the Youth Express podcast archive, high school students at Nazareth College and Career Prep talk about the challenges Black girls face in schools and communities, Neighborhood Academy poets share and reflect upon original works, and current Brashear High School students talk about their upbringing locally and globally. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:15:46

Re-release: Celebrating urban and rural communities - S2 E33

7/2/2019
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Pittsburgh Perry students reflect on living on the Northside, the YMCA Lighthouse afterschool program shares original music, and Kylee and Joshua talk about the unique place farmers markets have on rural communities. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:12:19