OCTOBER 27, 2012

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Hosts: Max Jungreis and Nick Carwile

Youth Vote- Pros of youth as voters
Youth Vote’s Jenny Sheasley of West Anchorage High School argues that 16-and-17-year-old students should be given the right to vote.

Lowering the voting age to 16 in local elections is the student created ballot measure in the Youth Vote 2012 Mock Election. Middle and high school students across the district will have a chance to weigh in on this issue Nov. 1 through 6. Results will be announced during election coverage on Nov. 6, 2012.

Youth Vote- Cons of youth voters
Youth Vote’s Sarah Peyton of Eagle River High School expresses why she believes teens are not ready to vote at ages 16 and 17.

Lowering the voting age to 16 in local elections is the student created ballot measure in the Youth Vote 2012 Mock Election. Middle and high school students across the district will have a chance to weigh in on this issue Nov. 1 through 6. Results will be announced during election coverage on Nov. 6, 2012.

My Trip to Third Coast
ATMI’s Rob Stanley received a scholarship from the Association of Independents in Radio to attend the Third Coast International Audio Festival Conference at Northwestern University. Here he recounts the experience and gives some shout outs to those who helped him get there!