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How Much Do You Know About Croatia?

How Much Do You Know About Croatia?

Can you find Croatia on a map? What else do you know about this European nation with about 4.2 million people?
Personal Narrative Essay Contest for Students: Tell a Short Story About a Meaningful Life Experience

Personal Narrative Essay Contest for Students: Tell a Short Story About a Meaningful Life...

Contest Dates: Sept. 4, 2019 - Oct. 29, 2019 When you think of The New York Times, you probably think of front-page news, but The Times also has a long tradition of publishing personal essays, and you can find new ones online nearly every day if you know where to look. In fact, over the…
Our Seventh Annual Student Editorial Contest: Write About an Issue That Matters to You

Our Seventh Annual Student Editorial Contest: Write About an Issue That Matters to You

Contest Dates: Feb. 13, 2020 - April 1, 2020 Every school day, we use our daily Student Opinion feature to invite teenagers to share their opinions about questions we pose — and hundreds do, posting arguments, reflections and anecdotes. Now, for the seventh year in a row, we’re inviting them to make those thoughts into…
Breaking the Blue Wall of Silence: Changing the Social Narrative About Policing in America

Breaking the Blue Wall of Silence: Changing the Social Narrative About Policing in America

This essay, by Narain Dubey, age 17, is one of the Top 12 winners of our Sixth Annual Student Editorial Contest, for which we received 10,509 entries. We are publishing the work of all the winners and runners-up this week, and you can find them here as they post. Excerpts from some will also be…
How Do You Feel About Your Body?

How Do You Feel About Your Body?

When you look at yourself in the mirror, how do you feel about what you see? Why do you feel the way you do about your appearance? In “5 People Who Can Help You Love Your Body,” Emma Pattee writes about the importance of body positivity: If you’ve ever been on a diet, you probably…
How Much Do You Know About Lithuania?

How Much Do You Know About Lithuania?

Can you find Lithuania on a map? What else do you know about this Baltic nation with 2.8 million people?
How Much Do You Know About Tanzania?

How Much Do You Know About Tanzania?

Can you find Tanzania on a map? What else do you know about this East African nation with 57 million people.
Where Would You Visit To Find Out More About Your Family’s Past?

Where Would You Visit To Find Out More About Your Family’s Past?

Have you ever traveled to the places where your ancestors were originally from? Have you ever dreamed of doing so? What would you want to see, find or learn from such a trip? What do you already know about your family’s heritage? Do you feel connected to your ancestral roots? Or do you feel distant…
How Much Do You Know About Barbados?

How Much Do You Know About Barbados?

Can you find Barbados on a map? What else do you know about this Caribbean nation with 290,000 people.
How Much Do You Know About Vietnam?

How Much Do You Know About Vietnam?

Buzz, buzz, buzz. Whether it’s the roar of motorbikes, the near constant opening of bars and restaurants, the chatty nature of its inhabitants, or the abundance of great coffee, there’s just something invigorating about , Vietnam’s largest metropolis.

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