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Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

Community Voices | March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

With the recent outbreak of measles here in the United States, we asked students to weigh in on the question, Should we require vaccinations? Why or why not?

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F Word [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Community Voices | March 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

F Word [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A student finds himself interested in understanding the notions of Feminism. While speaking with others and absorbing the history of the movement, he formulates his own personal opinion. 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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Should We Modify DNA in Human Embryos? Students Weigh In

Community Voices | March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Should We Modify DNA in Human Embryos? Students Weigh In

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the UK’s February 3rd decision to authorize mitochondrial DNA modification in embryos. This new law has taken on the names “three-person embryo” and “three-person babies” law. There is no doubting the social complications and controversy that this law may bring about. People who support the UK’s decision argue […]

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Students Respond to the Reported Rise in Narcissism Amongst Millennials

Community Voices | March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Respond to the Reported Rise in Narcissism Amongst Millennials

In a time when selfies fill your news feed on practically every social media outlet you’re connected to, there is room to wonder if the narcissism line has been crossed. A lot has been said about millennials and our alleged obsession with technology and the need to always worry about our image and appearance. Is […]

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Educate Envision [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Community Voices | March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Educate Envision [Youth-Produced Short Film]

“This song speaks about people who have the light of education and start off on their own but continued to have the same attitude. True knowledge should be able to liberate us from the clutches of superstition, caste’s, corruption and all the social evils and truly enable us to be enlightened. So lets join hands and fight against this.” 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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Students Discuss the Ethics of Animal Testing

Community Voices | March 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Students Discuss the Ethics of Animal Testing

Using animals to test for scientific and commercial purposed is a complicated and controversial issue. View what students had to say when asked, When should animals be used for research or industry testing, if ever? Explain your reasoning. Do you think that we should use animal testing in scientific and industry research? When? What kinds of regulations do you think industries should have for using animals in research?

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A Day in the Life of Austin High School [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Community Voices | February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Day in the Life of Austin High School [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A short film produced by the Austin High School media arts program that depicts a day in the life of several different students. The producers capture beautiful visuals of the school using a dolly, drone shots, rack focus, time-lapse, etc.

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Do Police Serve and Protect Your Community? Students Weigh In

Community Voices | February 25, 2015 | 2 Comments

Do Police Serve and Protect Your Community? Students Weigh In

Not many would argue that being a police officer is a difficult and often dangerous task. However, there have been a series of recent incidents across the country where police officers have been implicated in abusing their power and committing violent acts of police brutality. These events highlight the tension between police officers and the […]

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Why Does Diversity in Film Matter to Teens?

Community Voices | February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why Does Diversity in Film Matter to Teens?

As a result of the 2015 Oscars nominations, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite has spread like wildfire all through the Twittersphere. View what teens had to say when asked, “Why does diversity in film matter? Is diversity in films and other forms of entertainment important to you?”

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He Don’t Make Junk [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Community Voices | February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

He Don’t Make Junk [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A boy is unsure of his worth after his foster mother tragically passes away and leaves him with an abusive foster father. 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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