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.

Joining 411 Teen this episode is Dwayne Bryant. The author of The Stop: Improving Police and Community Relations educates youth to stop, observe, and reflect during an encounter with law enforcement. He teaches the principles of mutual respect, shared responsibility, and personal accountability. 

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 28, 2017

411 Teen: Students For Justice In Palestine

May 22, 2017

FSU's chapter of Students For Justice In Palestine is a pro-Palestinian college activism organization. It is committed to ending Israel's occupation and colonization of all Arab lands. Members talk with 411 Teen.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 21, 2017 

411 Teen: Gulf Specimen Marine Lab

May 15, 2017

Jack Rudloe - writer, naturalist, environmental activist and co-founder of Gulf Specimen Marine Lab joins 411 Teen.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 14, 2017 

411 Teen: Common Sense (9)

May 8, 2017

The Common Sense team from the IB program at Rickards High School explores current national, state and local issues in politics and government.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield 

Original airdate: May 7th, 2017

411 Teen: Florida YouthSHINE

Apr 24, 2017

Florida YouthSHINE (Striving High for Independence and Empowerment) is a youth organization with representation across the state.  Membership is composed of teens and young adults who are current or former foster youths in the Florida child welfare system. They join 411 Teen to discuss the program.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 23, 2017

Rebroadcast: April 30, 2017

411 Teen: Links Beautillion

Apr 17, 2017

The Tallahassee Links chapter holds the seventh Beautillion, designed to celebrate twenty-one African-American male high school seniors. They discuss the Beautillion, which involves a six-week curriculum.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 16, 2017

411 Teen: FSU: Sanctuary Campus?

Apr 10, 2017

Students from the FSU chapter of Students For A Democratic Society discuss the status of and referendum for Florida State University to become a sanctuary campus.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: 170409 

411 Teen: Common Sense (8)

Apr 3, 2017

The Common Sense team of students from the IB program at Rickards High School examines the current administration in the White House.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 2, 2017

411 Teen: Voluntary Conscription

Mar 27, 2017

Florida High students discuss the military, reviewing the draft, or voluntary enlistment.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 26, 2017

411 Teen: College Admission

Mar 20, 2017

David Montesano is the author of Brand U: 4 Steps to The College Of Your Dreams.  It sets a roadmap for students to build a strategy to get admitted to college.  The admission process is discussed in this program.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 19, 2017

411 Teen: What Is Patriotism?

Mar 13, 2017

Students from SAIL High School discuss some athletes' refusal to stand for the national anthem and the intense debate it sparked.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 12, 2017

411 Teen: Common Sense (7)

Mar 6, 2017

The Common Sense team explores current national, state and local issues in politics and government.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield 

Original airdate: March 5th, 2017

411 Teen: Homeless Females

Feb 27, 2017

Annually, there are almost two million homeless teens in the US. The SAIL High School charity drive this year focuses on menstrual hygiene in the homeless female population. They discuss the drive and how to raise awareness on this issue with the public.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 26, 2017

411 Teen: Lead Levels In Water

Feb 20, 2017

Dr. Donald Axelrod and graduate students in public health discuss lead in our water; examining levels and the impact on humans and the environment.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 19, 2017 

411 Teen: Race Relations

Feb 13, 2017

Two authors, one black and one white, have been touring the country, talking with students, teachers, prisoners and others about issues of race, privilege, police brutality, Black Lives Matter, and other topics. They share their findings and experiences.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 12, 2017 

411 Teen: Common Sense (6)

Feb 6, 2017

The Common Sense team from the Rickards IB program explores recent topics in the news.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 5, 2017

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 

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