WCRS Podcast - youthbeat

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.

Communities within our Community - November 13, 2017

27:36 minutes (25.27 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.

Honoring Our Veterans - November 6, 2017

26:50 minutes (24.58 MB)

This week's show honors our veterans. Learn some facts about Veterans Day and listen to some special music. Thank you to all the veterans for your service to our country!

All Hallow's Eve - October 30, 2017

12:00 minutes (10.99 MB)

All of the mystery, legend, and myth behind Halloween are brought to light in this special broadcast. Come learn about the history of Halloween! From an early Celtic religion to the massively popular holiday we now celebrate, Halloween has a rich culture and background all its own.

A Ghostly Gala - October 23, 2017

24:16 minutes (22.22 MB)

With Halloween closing in we take this week to explore all of the local haunts of Ohio. Hear first hand stories and famous tales, and learn where you yourself can watch history on repeat. From phantom trains to sounds from nowhere, come along with us, as we travel through Ohio's spookier stories.

Day of the Girl - October 16, 2017

28:19 minutes (25.92 MB)

What do Imani Works, Girl Up, Octavia's Friends, and the Role Model Magazine have in common? They are all organizations in the Columbus area that work to promote positive images and life opportunities for girls and women, both locally and internationally. Hear this episode in honor of the United Nations Day of the Girl. Hosted by Youth Beat's reporter Rebecca.

Unspoken Super Heroes - October 9, 2017

28:30 minutes (44.18 MB)

Linden McKinley STEM Academy students shine a light on the role models and support systems that exist within their school. Superman has nothing on these people.

Eastmoor's Impact - October 2, 2017

28:27 minutes (26.04 MB)

Students from the Impact Team, a volunteer group at Eastmoor Academy, share stories and lessons learned from five of the more than 50 community service activities they did last year. These include CAMP EA, a poverty simulation, Neighborhood Best Conference, work with Faith Mission, and a Habitat for Humanity Project. Giving back fills the 350 student participants with happiness and pride, which then fills the school with active, engaged students.

Better Days - September 25, 2017

29:51 minutes (27.34 MB)

Upper Arlington students remind us of the monumental effect a compliment, smile, laughter, and a bit of understanding can have on someone's day. Then, we hear from Justin Boggs, local block watch leader and former member of the Greater Hilltop Area Commission, who has played an instrumental role in helping his neighborhood become safer, healthier, and more united. He shares tips about how to build a better community and explains why it's so important for him to do so.

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