Middle schoolers share their take on current affairs. In four short years, these students will become America’s voters. It is time to consider the world through their lenses. In each episode, a few middle school students will explain their thoughts and opinions on relevant cultural and newsworthy topics, giving the audience a glimpse of what it is like to view the world from the perspective of our youngest Generation Z members.
On this episode of Our Take, eighth graders Hailey, Maria, and Ember discuss the article "California becomes first state in the country to push back school start times" by Taryn Luna. Listen to hear Our Take on the potential benefits and downfalls of later school start times.
Eighth graders Austin and AJ discuss the NBA's tweets regarding China's involvement in suppressing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong after reading the article "How one tweet snowballed into the NBA's worst nightmare" by Jordan Valinsky.
Zach, Rowan and Mason share their take on the news article "Man arrested for allegedly handing out razor blades with Halloween candy" by Janelle Griffith (11/1/19) sharing their opinions and questions about why someone might want to mess with the classic Halloween tradition of Trick-or-Treating.