WCRS Podcast - youthbeat

Songs and Sociology - February 5, 2018

28:18 minutes (35.35 MB)

This week, Youth Beat heads downtown to the home of the Columbus Children's Choir, where we'll meet some of their incredibly talented members. They'll tell us a bit about the choir, and why they love it so much; you'll even get to hear a little of their work! Then it's off to Ohio State University where we'll learn from students about some social and environmental issues that don't always make it into the spotlight. As always, it's bound to be entertaining, and enlightening. So tune in to Songs and Sociology.

Communities Within Our Community - January 29, 2018

26:43 minutes (34.92 MB)

First, Positively Charged features Upper Arlington High School students talking about the Gay Straight Alliance and resources and support for youth. Ready for a road trip? We're excited to travel to the City of Whitehall where we learn about interesting happenings on the eastern edge of the Columbus Metro area. Tune in for this week's Creature Feature and words of wisdom from naturalist John Muir.

Soil, Water, and You! - January 22, 2018

25:51 minutes (24.15 MB)

This week's feature story is about our healthy environment and the work of the Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District. Hear tips for a greener yard, as well as information about youth programs, including the Envirothon. We also hear about an inspiring teacher, ideas for gaming, and this week's Creature Feature.

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. January 15, 2018

27:21 minutes (33.82 MB)

This show takes time to recognize the contributions of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we take time to reflect, we will highlight the MLK open house that takes place annually at The King Arts Complex, as well as other events that occur throughout the day in Columbus, Ohio. This segment was created to inspire youth leadership, action and involvement in the community by getting inspiration from Dr. King's leadership and actions.

Winter Tips and Toasty Tricks - January 8, 2018

28:03 minutes (25.68 MB)

Happy New Year from Youth Beat! With high winter winds, temperatures reaching below zero and biting snowfall, winter is one season that is tough to conquer. Host Iliana will show you both perspectives of winter, from an unhappy Texan to a joyful werewolf. Join us for some winter jams, snow-time trivia, and an overall good time.

The Most Wonderful Time - December 25, 2017

25:48 minutes (23.63 MB)

In this episode we hear from Upper Arlington students about their holiday traditions and opinions on school, and they share perspectives on eating disorders, Cleveland sports, and new-found responsibility.

Solstice - December 18, 2017

23:50 minutes (21.82 MB)

Youth Beat continues its series of programs highlighting the holidays, celebrations, and traditions of December. Tonight host Lyndsi presents stories and songs to celebrate the winter solstice.

December Celebrations - December 4, 2017

22:54 minutes (20.97 MB)

December is populated with a great deal of holidays. Tonight Youth Beat reports on traditions and celebrations that you may or may not be familiar with. Come explore Hanukkah, Yule, Kwanza, Bodhi Day and Boxing Day with us! Great music, great cultures and a musical recipe are in store!

The Thanksgiving Journey -1620 to Today - November 27, 2017

25:27 minutes (23.3 MB)

The Thanksgiving Journey: 1620 to Today - November 20, 2017

25:14 minutes (23.1 MB)

This week Youth Beat talks turkey! Tune in to live through the very first "Thanksgiving," then watch as it blossoms into a national holiday over 200 years later. Learn what the Pilgrims did and didn't eat, how a single woman saved Thanksgiving and how a Greek legend came to be a treasure centerpiece.

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