Coming Up on The Youth Channel: Let the Young People Speak

This weekend as people march through our city in support of women’s rights, let us remember the power we all have to make a difference. Next week on the Youth Channel, hear from young people who are pursuing their passions and speaking their minds.

Watch as Nightcap offers tips for adjusting to college, State of Mind discusses the Sandusky scandal at Penn State, MNN’s Fall 2016 Youth Field Production participants delve into important topics in their final projects and the All-American High School Film Festival shares the magic of fiction with three award-winning short films.

The Youth Channel airs programming every weeknight from 6-7pm on MNN 4 (FiOS 36, RCN 85, TWC 67 & 1998). To learn about MNN’s Youth Media Center and the work they produce, click here.

Check out the upcoming schedule below:

Monday, January 23 and Friday, January 27

NightCap

Adjusting to college is no stroll around campus. College freshmen have to contend with the demands of new and difficult coursework; balancing work and play, and making new friends so guest Kendra Triblet offers some ways to get acclimated to college. Kendra is an intern site director at Let’s Get Ready, a non-profit program that helps college freshmen get through their first year. The show wraps up with a charismatic performance from young rapper, Rocket.   

Tuesday, January 24

State of Mind: Sandusky - 5 Years Later

Host Krishna C. Nadella is interviewed by Penn State Junior and Onward State Managing Editor Lexi Shimkonis, on his perspectives as an alum with regard to the Jerry Sandusky Scandal and it's impact on Penn State University five years later.

Wednesday, January 25

Field Class Fall 2016 Compilation

Enjoy a compilation of work created by our most recent graduating class of youth producers. You’ll watch content that explores a variety of topics relevant to youth today including education, politics, sex, gender roles and art. The following videos will air:

“Teachers Should be Valued”

“The Talk”

“Bullying in the Age of Trump”

“Art for Healing”

“Blurred Gender Lines”

Thursday, January 26

All-American High School Film Festival Short Films

Tune in to these three back to back short films created by talented youth from around the country.

“Doughboy”

“Louisa”

“Sharing Love”