YR Raw

YRaw offers the inside (and lightly edited) scoop from Youth Radio’s training programs. In the introductory training, high school students produce a weekly radio show on YR Raw. Tune in Friday nights at 6:15pm by clicking the “Listen Live” button below. In the intermediate training, students specialize in one media concentration (journalism, music or multimedia). Here is where you can check-out all of the work they produce!

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Swag VS. Education

When the Bred 11s were going to be released, a friend of mine in class made sure her phone ringer was on so she could hear if a shoe store would call her back about having the winning ticket to buy the new pair of Jordans. She didn’t care if her loud ringtone would interrupt class, nor if she stepped out the class to answer the call while the teacher was giving a lecture.

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Tune In Turn Up – Episode 5

Today, our youth anchors bring forth news of convicted killers and celebrities alike. Plus students bring their experiences with real life serious issues like eating disorders. We hear great music from our DJs Lois, Albert and DJ Snaz, playing artists like Michael Jackson, Big Bang, and 2Pac, making this show one you won’t want to miss!

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Moving to Oakland

I moved to Oakland five months ago. I came from a place called Watsonville, which is 20 to 30 minutes away from Santa Cruz. These two places are only one hour away but they seem to be two different worlds.

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