teens and social media

When teens and social media collide, what happens to mental health? Find out on this episode of ‘From the Source’

How does social media impact Pittsburgh teens?

teen mental health

What local teens really think about mental health: Hear ‘From the Source’ episode 2 right here

The latest episode of “From the Source” takes on school anxiety and many more teen mental health issues.

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Pittsburgh teens speak out: Catch episode 1 of PublicSource’s new podcast season

 “I really did my research on not only problems, but also solutions … I’m very passionate about this.”

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Calling all teens: PublicSource wants to hear and amplify your voice

PublicSource is seeking teens to speak on the new season of their podcast From the Source.

high school in the pandemic

‘All it takes is courage’: 5 Pittsburgh seniors share aspirations after navigating high school in the pandemic

Check out this PublicSource story about students looking beyond high school in the pandemic.

Pennsylvania college scholarships

Public Source: Looking for PA scholarships for college? Here’s how to start your search.

The price of college has grown over the past 30 years by more than 200%. These scholarships can help.

Public Source: Activism beyond trends — How I went from a teenage reposter to a real world advocate

This local high schooler took his activism from social media to the real world in order to advocate for mental health awareness.

PublicSource: Navigating the tension-filled world of motherhood in Pittsburgh’s Facebook groups

Leah Walker and Meg St-Esprit explore the issue of racial tension in online groups for Pittsburgh moms in this PublicSource story.

Bilingual ¡Presente! magazine connects Pittsburgh’s Hispanic community

“I see this magazine as a way to fight stereotypes and misinformation.”

Students speak up about racism and white privilege in Pittsburgh school districts

“The repeated denigration of my race has revealed to me that at Fox Chapel, I am a second-class citizen at best, and a strange, ugly foreigner at worst.”

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Colton, a Down syndrome kid, is headed to college via inclusive higher ed programs

“Changing the rules of who attends college in an inclusive capacity promotes a culture shift on the campus.”

Lead testing

Surprising tests that many Pittsburgh-area school districts don’t bother with

PA schools aren’t required to test for lead or radon, so many Pittsburgh-area districts don’t, leaving parents worried about their children’s health.