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  • 7:55am Dec 13, 2021
    Youth Youth Health & Safety

    Dispatches From Within: You should be happy

    WFDD's Radio 101 has chosen to use initials in the following story due to the sensitive subject matter and to protect the students' privacy.

  • Jessica Shafer
    8:31am Jan 16, 2021
    Arts & Music Arts & Music

    "Honesty," A Storytelling Project

    During the Fall 2020 semester, students in the Music Production class at Weaver Academy in Greensboro were asked to compose an original song under the prompt "The Culture of Self." They then interv

  • 4:04pm Feb 07, 2020
    Race Race Youth Education

    School, Interrupted Part 4: What It's Like For Us Every Day

    Our special Radio 101 series, "School, Interrupted," brings you stories about what gets in the way of a good learning environment. We finish the series addressing one of the biggest issues schools face everywhere: racial inequality.

  • 5:24pm Jan 12, 2020
    Education Education

    School, Interrupted Part 1: Duck and Cover

    Schools are safer now than they’ve been at any point in the past decade. That’s according to the latest data from U.S. Department of Education. 

    Schools across the nation have tighter reins on who has access to the classroom. More security cameras, school resource officers, and active shooter drills are also ways to keep students safe. However, the question remains: Is it enough? To answer this we went to the source. During the next couple of weeks, we’ll bring you stories produced by our Radio 101 students about what gets in the way of a good learning environment.

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    6:07am May 28, 2019
    Student Journalists Student Journalists

    E-Sports: More Than Just A Game

    There are a few different ways you could make a hundred thousand dollars in just a couple of hours: Most of them we don't recommend. Or you could get really lucky and win the lottery. Or, perhaps you could play a popular video game to earn that cash.

    Playing video games at competitive levels has become increasingly popular all around the world. And for young kids, making a living doing so is extremely appealing. But how feasible is this really? Student Gabe Tappe looked into it for this edition of Radio 101.

  • 10:09am Aug 01, 2018
    Student Journalists Student Journalists

    Life In Comic Books - Bret Parks

    Bret Parks is the owner of both locations of Ssalefish Comics and Twin City Comic Con. His first store opened in January 2006 after he spent 5 years teaching in South Korea.