411 Teen on 88.9 WFSU-FM

Sundays, 2 pm ET - 3 pm ET
  • Hosted by Dr. Liz Holifield

Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen," a locally produced program, created with teen input for a teenage audience. Guests provide insights into topics that concern adolescents. Over the last twenty years, programs have enlightened young people on countless subjects such as college admission, eating disorders, sexually transmitted disease, career planning, civic associations focusing on young people, and politics, to name but a few.

411 Teen airs Sundays at 2:00 pm ET On 88.9 WFSU-FM.

411 Teen: Homeless Females

Feb 27, 2017

Annually, there are almost two million homeless teens in the US. The SAIL High School charity drive this year focuses on menstrual hygiene in the homeless female population. They discuss the drive and how to raise awareness on this issue with the public.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 26, 2017

411 Teen: Lead Levels In Water

Feb 20, 2017

Dr. Donald Axelrod and graduate students in public health discuss lead in our water; examining levels and the impact on humans and the environment.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 19, 2017 

411 Teen: Race Relations

Feb 13, 2017

Two authors, one black and one white, have been touring the country, talking with students, teachers, prisoners and others about issues of race, privilege, police brutality, Black Lives Matter, and other topics. They share their findings and experiences.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 12, 2017 

411 Teen: Common Sense (6)

Feb 6, 2017

The Common Sense team from the Rickards IB program explores recent topics in the news.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 5, 2017

411 Teen: Violence

Jan 30, 2017

The US is a violent country, with its history steeped in violence. This topic is explored by students.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 29, 2017 

411 Teen: Sexual Assault

Jan 9, 2017

The husband-and-wife team of Doctors Berdahl and Johnson discuss sexual aggression on college campuses.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 8, 2017 

411 Teen: Total Package Girl

Jan 2, 2017

A telephone interview with Kristi Hoffman, author of Total Package Girl - a new, interactive book for girls living through the challenges of growing up in the 21st century. She explores peer pressure, cyberbullying, confidence, and body image, among other topics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 1, 2017 

411 Teen: Current Affairs

Dec 26, 2016

Students discuss events in the news, such as soda tax, the role of politics in health, the impact of plastics on the environment, and other topics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 25, 2016 

411 Teen: Animals vs. Humans

Dec 19, 2016

Students from SAIL discuss the relations between humans and animals, examining endangered species, big trophy hunters, and the death of Cecil, the lion.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 18, 2016 

411 Teen: Common Sense (5)

Dec 12, 2016

Last of a five part series. Students from the IB program at Rickards High School examine and discuss the results of the presidential campaign.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 11, 2016

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