Youth Radio with Boulder High School’s AVID Program

Media Gardens by KGNU partners with a variety of youth organizations to empower youth voices and explore creative avenues. During the Spring Semester of 2022, Media Gardens partnered with Boulder High School, working with teacher, Jill Campbell, and senior year students from Boulder High’s AVID Program to produce a series of bilingual youth radio podcasts.

 

Leyendas de la Niñez

Producers: Ariana Sosa Maldonado, Jacqueline Becerra-Alvarado, Kimberly Tremillo-Perez

Date: 5/18/22

In this bilingual mini-podcast, Ariana, Jacqui, and Kimberly discuss childhood folk tales – leyendas de la niñez – and the moral teachings behind them.

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AAA Podcast

Producers: Araceli Lopez Rodriguez, Ana Valle Arellano (Kari), Aimee Macias-Cardenas

Date: 5/18/22

Araceli, Kari, and Aimee discuss and share their opinions on social media’s effects on self image.

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Career Horizons

Producer: Jesus Soto

Date: 5/18/22

Jesus introduces Career Horizons by inviting Accenture consultant, Luis Turialba, and discuss his career while offering recommendations for aspiring business-oriented high school graduates and college students.

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Video Game Violence

Producers: Yair Sanchez & Emmanuel Calderon

Date: 5/18/22

Do video games cause violence in teens? Yes or No? Yair and Emmanuel use evidence to discuss the subject from both view points.

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Teen Pregnancy

Producer: Madelyn Arredondo

Date: 5/18/22

Madelyn the importance of having high quality sex education in schools to help avoid teen pregnancies.

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War in Ukraine

Producers: Jhared Sanchez Moreno, Juandiego Espinoza Luna, Bryan Ordonez

Date: 5/18/22

Recorded in April, 2022, only a month after the beginning of the war between Ukraine and Russia, these three avid students discuss the war, war content shared on social media, and the rest of the world’s response to the war.

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Roundtable AVID Program Podcast

Producers: Carlos Ordaz

Date: 5/18/22

A month away from graduation, Carlos invites his peers, Jesus, Kimberly, and Jhared to discuss their high school experience. They reflect on their trajectory as Freshmen who had in person learning, the difficulties of pandemic-induced virtual learning during their Sophomore and Junior years, and their aspirations as Señors, who have had the opportunity of closing out their high school years in person.

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