51 episodes

“Discourse” is a show about telling stories that matter. Each season has a different focus, listed below the title, explored through audio storytelling. Episodes can vary from a narrator-centered monologue to an in-studio interview, to a long-form feature.

Here at Mamaroneck High School, we are looking to tell stories. About people.
What we have found, is our students have stories to share. And we want to arm them with the skills and platform to do so.

Our show features students composing and mixing feature radio stories about the public and our community. All pieces are student-written and student-produced.

DISCOURSE MPR

    • Education
    • 4.5 • 26 Ratings

“Discourse” is a show about telling stories that matter. Each season has a different focus, listed below the title, explored through audio storytelling. Episodes can vary from a narrator-centered monologue to an in-studio interview, to a long-form feature.

Here at Mamaroneck High School, we are looking to tell stories. About people.
What we have found, is our students have stories to share. And we want to arm them with the skills and platform to do so.

Our show features students composing and mixing feature radio stories about the public and our community. All pieces are student-written and student-produced.

    Webslinger

    Webslinger

    MPR Producer James Kohler looks back at one of his favorite childhood heroes, and reflects on what this characters influence had on his life.

    Music Credit:
    Darkened Treeline (Blue Dot Sessions)
    Slow Rollout (Blue Dot Sessions)
    Tendon (Blue Dot Sessions)
    Spider-Man 1967 Cartoon Theme Song

    • 7 min
    New York, New York

    New York, New York

    MPR Producer Sam Robb O'Hagan explains the contrast between New York and Chicago, and the importance of exposing ourselves to opposing ideas.

    Music:
    Stale Case (Blue Dot Sessions)
    The Big Ten (Blue Dot Sessions)
    Our Only Lark (Blue Dot Sessions)
    Felt Lining (Blue Dot Sessions)
    Come As You Are (Blue Dot Sessions)
    New York, New York (Frank Sinatra)

    • 11 min
    Cracker Barrel

    Cracker Barrel

    MPR Producer Caitlyn Carpenter reviews America's beloved southern restaurant, Cracker Barrel, and what it means to be so reliant on consistency.

    Music:
    Delving the Deep, Blue Dot Sessions
    Hedgeliner, Blue Dot Sessions
    Again in the Spring
    Get Back, Lennon and McCartney

    • 9 min
    Lost in Space

    Lost in Space

    MPR Producer Jerry Orans ponders how our interactions in orbit affect politics here on earth.

    Music Credit: 2001 A Space Odyssey Theme: Richard Strauss
    Blue Dot Sessions:
    Greylock
    Highway 94
    Arizona Moon
    Bivly

    • 11 min
    Stop This Train

    Stop This Train

    MPR Producer Jane McNally reckons with growing up through the lens of a John Mayer song and years worth of Spotify playlists.

    Music Credit: Stop This Train by John Mayer, Rosie by John Mayer (via GOLDEN KARAOKE), Where the Light Is (Live in LA) by John Mayer

    • 12 min
    What it Means to be a Fan

    What it Means to be a Fan

    MPR Producer Juliet Zucker questions her love for the Green Bay Packers and what makes her a fan. The things we do for dogs...

    Music Credit (from Blue Dot Sessions):
    Silent Flock
    Lord Weasel

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

dksjdndnsnsns ,

MPR LISTENER

LOVED LISTENING TO THE STUDENTS’ THOUGHTS, GREAT TEACHING.

S0S 409 ,

MPR Listener

I’ve really enjoyed hearing the students’ work. Inspiring and very impressive.

cstaff2244 ,

Great podcasts!

Amazing work by all students! Waiting to hear more!

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