There's hope for the journalism business, I'd say, after listening to the latest work of seniors in the Curie Youth Radio class at Curie Metro High School on the Southwest Side. Teacher Sarah Levine asked students to find and describe something interesting in their neighborhoods. After lots of editing and re-recording, they delivered unique and compelling pieces.
Here are the first four. Turn up your volume and take a listen. We'll publish more soon.
Joining the Marines
Saying Goodbye on 56th and Fairfield, by Miguel Lopez.
Family Dollar Burns Down
Kurt Swan recounts the fire at Family Dollar, 79th and California.
World's Finest Chocolate Outlet Store
Come taste the deliciousness at this strip mall on Pulaski, by Steven Gallardo.
A visit to Belmont, for the Hulk in all of us, by Mariah Steward.