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Stories about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest. RadioActive is the youth media program at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth delight in discovering public radio journalism. Learn more: http://www.kuow.org/radioactive

Stories about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest. RadioActive is the youth media program at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth delight in discovering public radio journalism. Learn more: http://www.kuow.org/radioactive
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Stories about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest. RadioActive is the youth media program at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth delight in discovering public radio journalism. Learn more: http://www.kuow.org/radioactive

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English


Episodes

Bloody Mary is just a game. Why are we still scared of it?

10/15/2019
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What's the appeal of fear?

Duration:00:10:10

The line between cultural appropriation and appreciation: 'It's all about power'

10/8/2019
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Ariana Grande’s barbecue grill tattoo. $75 bonnets sold by a white woman. Japan’s Chicano subculture. Where is the line between cultural appropriation and appreciation?

Duration:00:09:38

Generation Zodiac: How teens use astrology like religion

10/1/2019
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Find a Gen Z kid with a void in their soul, and they can tell you: astrology memes are sweeping the internet

Duration:00:09:37

Welcome to the void

9/24/2019
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The year is 1958. A string of disappearances leads intrepid junior reporter Mary Price out to investigate a mysterious tip. When her tape recorder is discovered years later, the story revealed shocks the world.

Duration:00:12:07

Seattle’s got a pothole problem. These teens want more than a temporary fix

9/17/2019
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Seattle is ranked the 11th worst city in the United States for road conditions.

Duration:00:10:29

'You won't kill me.' The repetitive reality of police brutality cases

9/12/2019
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About one in every thousand black men can expect to be killed by police.

Duration:00:10:27

'Speak English!' Nah, no thanks

9/3/2019
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The United States does not have a national language. So why do people demand that everyone speaks English?

Duration:00:10:19

We took a dog with attitude to an animal communicator

8/27/2019
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Meet Chase. He has some problems. We took him to an animal communicator to fix his attitude - and find out if people can actually talk to dogs.

Duration:00:10:26

Spying phones: Have you ever felt like your phone was reading your mind?

8/20/2019
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Have you ever felt like your phone was reading your mind? We have.

Duration:00:08:36

Creative Or Analytical? Ask A Wiccan!

8/16/2019
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Meghan O'Kelley and Noah Phillips Reardon attend a Wiccan gathering at Edge of the Circle Bookstore on Capital Hill. Listen as they discover and share the ancient secrets of palm reading.

Duration:00:10:44

Is it unethical to be a billionaire?

8/14/2019
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How much is a billion dollars, really? Do the rich have an obligation to give money back to their communities?

Duration:00:08:12

The Pink Tax: What you need, they mark up

8/6/2019
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More than half of the population spends an absurd amount of money every year on products that they need. Think tampons and other menstrual products. What’s worse is that institutionally, these products are considered luxury items and marked up as such.

Duration:00:07:40

'They're so complacent.' What these youth activists say about grown-ups

6/27/2019
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When a group of K-12 students confronted Senator Dianne Feinstein for not supporting the Green New Deal, she put up her dukes. "I've been doing this for thirty years," Senator Feinstein said. "I know what I'm doing. You come in here and say, it's my way or the highway. I don't respond to that." Local youth activists Lukas Illa and Grace Lambert weren't surprised by this reaction, and sat down with RadioActive's Jadenne Radoc Cabahug to share their experiences.

Duration:00:04:06

The unlikely friendship of Peanut and Ranger, a baby donkey and orphaned puppy in Sammamish

6/24/2019
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Last year 40 animals were rescued by the Sammamish animal sanctuary. While many shelters take in dogs and cats, this sanctuary focuses on rescuing farm animals.

Duration:00:04:28

How to be a feminist, and other lessons from my grandma’s badass friend

6/20/2019
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In recent years, modern movements like the Women’s March and #MeToo have garnered widespread momentum. Ninety-year-old Alene Moris started fighting the battle for women’s rights long ago.

Duration:00:04:47

This documentarian makes you walk a mile in someone else’s shoes

6/18/2019
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Can a documentary inspire social change? Filmmaker Sandy Cioffi is using the emerging world of virtual reality to evoke empathy from viewers.

Duration:00:04:31

'I think I can still save her.' How one immigrant teen supports her mother and sister

6/13/2019
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Teenagers have really busy lives. School, sports, clubs, jobs and more. When you're the oldest child in an immigrant family, there can be even more pressure to succeed. Maria is one of these teens. She found the burden to be almost too much.

Duration:00:04:23

Why I stopped looking at depression memes even though some of them were really funny

6/11/2019
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If you've ever been online, you've probably seen plenty of memes. Kermit the Frog drinking tea is a famous one. They are often humorous, but there's a darker side of internet memes that focus on depression.

Duration:00:04:17

Should you pursue your passion in college or a degree that would make you money?

6/6/2019
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Over the last ten years, the number of students majoring in the arts and humanities at the University of Washington has dropped significantly. That’s no surprise when STEM and Business degrees are touted as more valuable. What do you do when society tells you that the passion or skill you’ve decided to pursue in college won’t give you a sustainable lifestyle?

Duration:00:04:28

Pressure, insomnia and hospitalization: The new normal for students applying to college

4/3/2019
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"If you had asked me if I would chop my leg off if it meant admission to Stanford, I would say yes in a millisecond."

Duration:00:12:57