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. Programs have enlightened young people on eating disorders, sexually transmitted disease, and dating to name a few.

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

411 Teen: Diagnosed With Cancer

Jul 11, 2016

One in 285 children in the US will be diagnosed with some form of cancer before the age of 20. Carly Freels was a typical high school junior when she was diagnosed with Hodgkins' Lymphoma. Suddenly, her world came tumbling down. Carly joins 411 Teen to talk about her new book, and the experience of dealing with cancer.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 10, 2016 

411 Teen: Gun Control

Jul 4, 2016

Students from SAIL High School explore the controversial topic of gun control in America. This program was recorded prior to the attack in Orlando.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 3, 2016 

411 Teen: Lively Technical Center

Jun 27, 2016

Staff from Lively Technical Center join 411 Teen to discuss and review training programs offered at the school.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 26, 2016

411 Teen: Unconquered Scholars

Jun 20, 2016

The Unconquered Scholars program provides an array of support services promoting overall success to youth who have experienced foster care, homelessness, relative care, or ward of the State status.

FSU is committed to these students who have faced profound hardships.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 19, 2016 

411 Teen: Summer Safety Measures

Jun 13, 2016

Summer safety measures: water safety, insect bites, sun protection etc. are examined on 411 Teen with officials from the Department Of Health.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifeld

Original airdate: June 12, 2016 

411 Teen: Writing A Resumé

Jun 6, 2016

May and June are graduation season. You have just completed high school or college. It's time to look for a job or investigate career opportunities. To make sure your resumé does not fail you, author Dr. Tracey Willen shares her insights on resumés that fail to make the grade, and how to create one that will get you noticed, rather than placed in the circular file.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 5, 2016

411 Teen: Xenophobia

May 30, 2016

Xenophobia refers to a dislike or fear of the unknown, or something that is different from you. Is the US particularly xenophobic? What about our attitudes toward Muslims, LGBTQ  folks, Blacks, Mexicans, and others? Students from the Florida State Developmental School explore this issue.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 29, 2016

411 Teen: Financial Aid

May 23, 2016

The average amount of debt that students are graduating with is $30,000; many have $50-100,00 in undergraduate loans. Jordan Goodman, author of The Ultimate Guide To Student Loans offers some helpful advice to parents and students to manage the rising cost of student debt.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 22, 2016 

411 Teen: Drugs

May 16, 2016

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that half of adolescents have used an illicit drug by 12th grade. Officer Justin French, of the Tallahassee Police Department, talks about illicit drugs, availability, cost, demographics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 15, 2016 

411 Teen: History Revisited

May 9, 2016

Students from Florida High School at FSU examine the controversy involved in rethinking history. Should colleges continue to honor famous alumni who were racists? How do we understand and appreciate our historical icons without idolizing  or turning racist figures into gods?

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 8, 2016 

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