NEWS HEADLINES AND LINKS

(articles of interest concerning today's youth culture, society and youth ministry)

May 18, 2004 - High school student hospitalized after drinking lab chemical on a dare                                      (MyWay.com)

May 18, 2004 - U2's Bono says FCC has taught him lesson (wftv.com)

May 18, 2004 - Maryland teen convicted of first-degree murder (MyWay.com)

May 17, 2004 - Georgia high school holds segregated proms (Foxnews.com)

May 14, 2004 - Swimming phenom has marketers drooling (USAToday.com)

May 13, 2004 - Survey: Video gamers getting older, heading online (USAToday.com)

May 13, 2004 - Concern growing over youth doing their own piercings, tattoos (Citizen and                                     Concord Hospital HealthBeat)

May 13, 2004 - New movie "Saved!" mocks Christianity (WorldNet Daily)

May 13, 2004 - Prices going up, but it's not gas; it's online music (USAToday.com)

May 12, 2004 - Chief movie lobbyist Valenti defends smoking in movies (www.nbc11.com)

May 12, 2004 - Few Jewish Families with Teenagers Regularly Talk Together About Religious                            or Spiritual Matters (National Study of Youth & Religion)

May 12, 2004 - Teacher accused of breaking 11-year-old student's arm (www.local10.com)

May 12, 2004 - Student busted using cell phone to take photo of test (www.wftv.com)

May 2004 - Never assume! - Sharing the Gospel at youth meetings (Dare2Share)

May 11, 2004 - Girls dieting younger - warnings in elementary school (The Toronto Star)

May 10, 2004 - New consortium pushing video "games for learning" label (USAToday.com)

May 10, 2004 - New computer game turns political junkies into presidential campaigns managers                          (USAToday.com)

May 10, 2004 - German teen "Sasser" & "Netsky"worm writer may have been helping mom                                 (USAToday.com)

May 9, 2004 - Selling kids on college as early as possible (USAToday.com)

May 9, 2004 - UK Study says oral sex lessons could cut teenage pregnancy rates (The Observer -                       UK News)

May 8, 2004 - Episcopal Bishop Sanctioned After Marrying Same-Sex Partner (www.nbc11.com)

May 5, 2004 - CPYU Youth Culture eUpdate (www.cpyu.org)

May 4, 2004 - The Sexual Revolution Continues (Youthworker.com)

2004 - Teen, 18, turned activist when her local mall imposed curfews on teenagers                                   (USAWeekend.com)

May 7, 2004 - Buff Male Models May Hurt Men's Self-Esteem (WebMD Health)

May 7, 2004 - Teen hit movie "Mean Girls": Review from Plugged In (PluggedInOnline.com)

May 7, 2004 - FDA rejects nonprescription morning-after pill for now, concern over teen use                               (USAToday.com)

May 7, 2004 - Spider-Man on bases shot down (USAToday.com)

May 6, 2004 - China Shuts More Than 8,600 Internet Cafes, Concerns for Youth (MyWay.com)

May 6, 2004 - Middle-school student who stabbed classmate with pencil sentenced to probation                         (Yahoo! News)

May 6, 2004 - Woman fined for getting tunes off Internet (USAToday.com)

May 5, 2004 - Major League Baseball and Spiderman 2 in joint PR move (Columbia Pictures)

May 5, 2004 - Hollywood riled up over ClearPlay (USAToday.com) - New filter technology has                                 Hollywood screaming copyright violation

May 4, 2004 - Youth Ministry: Programming "Hang Out" Time (The Source4YM.org)

May 5, 2004 - TU researchers get patent for software fighting Internet piracy (USAToday.com)

May 5, 2004 - Girl, 14, Beaten Unconscious By Other Girls At School Dance (wftv.com)

May 5, 2004 - Teen Begs Judge Not To Deport Him, Then Dies (www.news4colorado.com)

May 4, 2004 - MP3 Libraries Limited, Downloading Increases (Click Z Network)

May 4, 2004 - Study: Blood pressure of U.S. kids, teens on the rise (Yahoo! News)

 

April 26, 2004 - Fewer Than 1 in 10 Teenagers Believe that Music Piracy is Morally Wrong                                      (The Barna Update)

April 26, 2004 - Buy Now, Pay Later - Generation Y's Budget Deficit (eMediaWire)

Feb. 22, 2004 - Yo Blingland!  Hip hop culture rules for British teens (Guardian Unlimited)

Jan. 16, 2004 - Why today's youth culture has gone insane (WorldNetDaily.com)

Jan. 10, 2004 - Kids getting violent at school (CBSNews.com)

Jan. 5, 2004 - Study says US teens are fattest (Talk About Network)

 

ARCHIVES

2000 - Eminem - Meet the real Slim Shady (Center for Parent/Youth Understanding)

Dec. 19, 2003 - Youth Drug Use Declines, But Alcohol, Future Trends are Concerns (Join                                      Together Online)

Dec. 10, 2003 - New Approach To Combating Bullies (CBSNews.com)

Oct. 1, 2003 - Tracking teen spending (NACS Online)

June 18, 2003 - Second suicide at bully-hit school (Mirror.co.uk, Great Britain)

May 31, 2003 - Japan agonises over internet suicide pacts (The Age, Australia)

May 19, 2003 - Who's Coming to Dinner: The Importance of Family Meals (www.kalcounty.com)

June 11, 2001 - Merchants of Cool (Marketing to Teens) (Chuck Colson/Christianity Today)

Fall 1998 - Brain 101 - The effects of alcohol on the teen brain (MADD Online)