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26:02 minutes (35.75 MB)

Youth Beat reports on the OSU Extension Leadership For Tomorrow conference held in Columbus, Ohio which featured a youth leadership panel. Closing Arguments will tackle the topic of adultism.

What to Eat: Organic or Conventional Produce?

25:47 minutes (35.41 MB)

Many topics are on this evening’s program, including the Arlingtones, organic food trends, what's next for high school seniors, and the importance of taking time for you and living your life.

Connecting Across Generations

21:44 minutes (29.87 MB)

Tonight we learn about ways to get acquainted with older generations through the Meals on Wheels program. Trend Watch gives us some thoughts about what is real and what is fake about reality TV. Also hear about risky spring break travel, and the risks of online postings.

The FFA: 80 Years of Leadership through Agricultural Education

24:10 minutes (33.19 MB)

This week’s show features the FFA, also known as the Future Farmers of America. Over the past 80 years, millions of students across the country have participated in this organization that promotes leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. It’s not just about pigs, cows, and corn! Trend Watch breaks down the stereotype that tanning is just for girls and explores its positive and negative side effects. We honor Black History Month by learning about Jesse Owens.

Pax Romana

28:58 minutes (39.79 MB)

Do you love music? Have you ever wanted to be in a band? Tonight Youth Beat features Pax Romana, a local band comprised of Upper Arlington High School students. Do you want to Go Green? Hear Trend Watch’s tips to help the environment. We also honor Black History month with facts about George Washington Carver, one of the most influential inventors of American history.

Welcome to Youth Beat Radio!

26:30 minutes (48.53 MB)

Welcome to our show! Tonight we feature the OSU student organization, Students for Food Sovereignty. On this week's Trend Watch, Youth Beat talks about the biggest thing since peanut butter and jelly: text messaging! Also hear students' expectations for our new President, Barack Obama, and perspectives on education.

From Columbus to Oberlin College

27:49 minutes (38.21 MB)

Youth Beat Radio's executive producer, Dr. Kristi Lekies joins Eugene Beer, an Oberlin Alumnus and WCRS-FM Chief Engineer, to check out the environmental initiatives at the campus.

I'm Going, I'm Going, I'm Gone: Travel to Asia

27:06 minutes (37.22 MB)

Tonight we explore the diversity of the Asian continent discovered through travel. Even close to home, there are ways to expand our knowledge of the world around us.

Learning through School and Life

27:02 minutes (37.13 MB)

Youth Beat students talk about the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program offered at various high schools throughout the country, including Columbus, Ohio. Team Delta Max provides thought-provoking perspectives on underage drinking. Trend Watch covers this winter's fashion trends. We also talk about what really happens in study hall and preparing for careers that don't yet exist.

Simply Living Calendar - October 19-25 2009

2:30 minutes (4.59 MB)
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