Young people have been part of every major social movement in US history, from the American Revolution to the civil rights movement and beyond. For today’s show, guest host Nan Enstad talks to Dawson Barrett, a history professor and self-identified “cheerleader for anyone who’s raising trouble.” They spend the hour exploring the rich history of […]
Wednesday host Ali Muldrow returns to the studio today for an important conversation about sexual assault in schools. She is joined by guests from the Dane County Rape Crisis Center: Missy Mael, Director of Education & Outreach Programming, and Heather Chun, Prevention & Education Specialist. Together, they have a survivor-focused conversation about sexual harassment and […]
College, trade school, work, the future. How can we help graduating high school students navigate the transition into the next phase of life? Harry Hawkins explores this issue with guests Janell Thom Schneider, counselor at Oregon High School, and Andrea Jones, multicultural student coordinator at James Madison Memorial High School. They reflect on their experiences […]
In a special pledge drive edition of her show, Carousel Bayrd speaks with Dr. Lisa Damour, author of bestselling book Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood. Dr. Damour is a columnist for the New York Times and contributor to CBS This Morning, and maintains a private psychotherapy practice.
In the wake of the nation’s most recent school shooting, Thursday host Tony Castañeda speaks with students at East High School, who say they are always concerned about the possibility of a school shooting. They were invited to testify at the Capitol this week by State Representative Chris Taylor, during debate to take up a bill […]
WORT news volunteer and Madison teacher Helena White presents her seventh annual program of words, thoughts, and music from the kids of East High. This year, kids of La Follette High join them. A student or two are also to be in the station to introduce the presented pieces and maybe offer some teen perspective.