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: 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: Immigration

Jan 23, 2017

Students from Florida High at FSU discuss immigration, and the Presidential election.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 22, 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

411 Teen: Students For A Democratic Society

Dec 5, 2016

Students For A Democratic Society, FSU Chapter members, join 411 Teen to discuss the social injustices and inequalities of today's society; current events and political climate.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 4, 2016

411 Teen: Common Sense (4)

Nov 28, 2016

Students from Rickards High School IB program examine and discuss the presidential election results.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 27, 2016 

411 Teen: The Other Side Of Bipolar"

Nov 21, 2016

Lauren Polly's The Other Side Of Bipolar: Revealing Your Strengths To Move Beyond The Diagnosis chronicles her journeys to move past mental illness. Her book invites radical new perspectives that allow one to live beyond the label.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 20, 2016 

411 Teen: Peer Pressure

Nov 14, 2016

Peer pressure is everywhere. Peer pressure occurs when friends persuade you to do something you do not want to do. It can have a positive, as well as a negative influence. Students from Florida High examine how peer pressure impacts one's life and how to effectively cope with it.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 13, 2016 

411 Teen: Bathroom Legislation

Nov 7, 2016

Students from SAIL High School explore and discuss the legislation for bathrooms for transgendered students.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 6, 2016 

411 Teen: Candidates for School Superintendent

Oct 31, 2016

Students from Leon County's six high schools pose questions to candidates for Superintendent: Jackie Pons, Rocky Hanna and Patricia Sunday. [Full disclosure: an invitation was extended to candidate Forrest Van Camp, who neither responded nor attended the program.]

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 30, 2016

411 Teen: Common Sense (3)

Oct 24, 2016

Students from the IB program at Rickards High School examine the political climate and discuss the first debate between presidential candidates Clinton and Trump.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 23, 2016 

411 Teen: Run For Lawson

Oct 17, 2016

Our annual show on this subject. In September of 2009, eighteen-year-old Lawson Mayfield's life was cut short after she contracted bacterial meningitis. Lawson's mother Cathy talks about her experiences.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 16, 2016 

411 Teen: Common Sense (2)

Oct 10, 2016

In part two of a series that will continue through the election, sixteen-year-olds from the IB program at Rickards High School take on politics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 9, 2016

411 Teen: Common Sense (1)

Sep 26, 2016

Rebroadcast: In part one of a series that will continue through the election, sixteen-year-olds from the IB program at Rickards High School take on politics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 4, 2016

411 Teen: Bullying

Sep 18, 2016

Dr. Deborah Sandella, author of Goodbye Hurt And Pain talks about the short and long-term effects of bullying throughout a person's lifetime.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 18, 2016 

411 Teen: Common Sense (1)

Sep 5, 2016

In part one of a series that will continue through the election, sixteen-year-olds from the IB program at Rickards High School take on politics, expressing their thoughts, analysis, and evaluation of the upcoming Presidential election.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 4, 2016

411 Teen: Religion

Aug 29, 2016

Students from Florida State University High School explore the role of religion in the US today. Topics touched on include politics, atheists and agnostics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 28, 2016 

411 Teen: Lively Tech Aviation

Aug 22, 2016

Joseph Garcia, instructor, and students enrolled in the Aviation program at Lively Technical Center discuss the program.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 21, 2016

411 Teen: Drugs

Aug 15, 2016

Sail High School students discuss the presence of drugs in their everyday lives.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 14, 2016 

411 Teen Naomi Katz: Beautiful

Aug 8, 2016

Naomi Katz, author of Beautiful: Being An Empowered Young Woman, empowers girls and young women to feel comfortable with the decisions they make. Naomi answers questions girls often feel too embarrassed to ask, and coaches them to make intelligent decisions.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 7, 2016 

411 Teen: Youth Health Leadership

Aug 1, 2016

Youth Health Leadership, the signature program of COPE (Childhood Obesity Prevention Education) joins 411 Teen to talk about their vision, mission and strategic plans.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 31, 2016

411 Teen: Autism

Jul 25, 2016

Marguerite Elisofon, author of My Picture Perfect Family: What Happens When One Twin Has Autism, and  her daughter, Samantha, join 411 Teen. They offer two different perspectives on coping with the trials and tribulations of  Autism Spectrum Disorder - the parents, and the child.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 24, 2016

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