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Awkward [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Arts in the Community | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Awkward [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Sometimes life is just AWKWARD. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014.

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How Does Your Community View Depression? Teenagers Weigh In

Civics in the Community | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

How Does Your Community View Depression? Teenagers Weigh In

Depression is now the leading cause of disability among American teens and adults ages 15 to 44. Depression in teens may be difficult for others to recognize. Family values and cultural views of mental illness can dramatically affect how depression in teens is recognized and understood. Hear how teenagers talk about how depression is looked at in their communities.

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Is It Ethical to Colonize Mars? Students Weigh In

Community Created Content | January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Is It Ethical to Colonize Mars? Students Weigh In

Last month students were asked whether or not it is ethical to colonize Mars via the Mars One mission. In the year 2024, four individuals will leave Earth on a one-way trip to Mars. Every two years after that, four more individuals will join them, beginning the colonization of Mars. Research shows that Mars has […]

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The Last Leaf [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Arts in the Community | January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Last Leaf [Youth-Produced Short Film]

An animation that follows the plight of a few small creatures. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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A Different Kind of Love [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

A Different Kind of Love [Youth-Produced Short Film]

“A Different Kind of Love” is a story that centers around the Reyes family and their journey to acceptance. The touching documentary short focuses on not just the gay rights movement but also an individual’s journey to equality.

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Do High School Students Need Recess? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | January 12, 2015 | 4 Comments

Do High School Students Need Recess? Students Weigh In

It may seem like an odd concept to offer recess to high school students, but growing research shows that people will learn better and stay focused when given breaks during the day. Hear what young folks had to say when asked if recess could help students reduce stress while still preparing them for higher education.

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The Box [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Arts in the Community | January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Box [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A childhood toy leads the way to a mysterious box. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Which is More Truthful: Words or Images? Students Weigh In

Arts | January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Which is More Truthful: Words or Images? Students Weigh In

A combination of words and images can affect our understanding and interpretation of many things going on around us. Here are some thoughtful ideas presented by students about how captions affect the way we “read” photographs.

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What Event in 2014 Affected You the Most? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

What Event in 2014 Affected You the Most? Students Weigh In

2014 has brought on many events that will change the world forever. Students shared what they felt were the most important/impactful events of 2014.

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California Student Editorial Cartoon Contest: And the Winners Are …

Civics in the Community | December 15, 2014

California Student Editorial Cartoon Contest: And the Winners Are …

High school students across California this fall created and entered editorial cartoons in a contest that included schools from Chula Vista down south to Ukiah up north. See the winners here.

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