Here is the November edition of Teenagers in The Times, a roundup of the news and feature stories about young people that have recently appeared across sections of NYTimes.com. We publish a new edition on the first Thursday of each month.
Civics, Politics, Economics and Business
This Opinion essay writer states, “They will have turned 18 by Election Day. And they are more numerous and more liberal than swing voters.”
Ahead of the Democratic debate on Nov. 20, we asked Times readers what issues they most wanted the presidential candidates to discuss, and why.
Officials say regulations are meant to curb video game addiction, which they blame for a rise in nearsightedness and poor academic performance.
Two sisters talk candidly about their lives after being sexually abused as children. It has been 10 years, but online photos and videos continue to haunt them.
In a throwback to the Mao era, China is deploying students as watchdogs against teachers. It’s part of a campaign by President Xi to eliminate dissent.
Muslim quinces. Double quinces. “Quincenegras.” In the United States, a traditional rite of passage has become a celebration of identity.
Alaina Gassler, 14, got the idea for her science project after noticing how her mother didn’t like driving the family’s S.U.V.
The app faced renewed questions about whether it censors material after it removed an American’s video about Muslims in China.
Rowan Winch is 15. He’s a businessman.
Arya Toufanian, the chief executive of I’m Shmacked, promised students Instagram fame, then silenced them with threats.
Cutting and other forms of self-injury are on the rise among adolescents. Researchers are beginning to understand the phenomenon, and how to treat it.
The surgery on the 17-year-old was the first transplant reported in the recent nationwide outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries.
The company planted the seeds of a public health crisis by marketing to millennials, who had low smoking rates, and it ignored evidence that teenagers were using its products.
For former child actors best known for Christmas movies, “Groundhog Day” is probably the seasonal film that best describes their experiences.
“Reading books by Latina writers taught me our stories were worthy of being told,” states this Opinion essay writer.
This year, for the first time, New York City Ballet’s “Nutcracker” has a black Marie, the young heroine whose life is charged with magic.
In Virginie Gourmel’s drama, three teenage girls escape a psychiatric facility, however therapeutically or legally ill-advised.
“The vast majority of American classics were ruined for me because schools made me read them too young,” says the Y.A. fantasy novelist, whose new book is “Children of Virtue and Vengeance.”
Sometimes teenage life is all too real. These books will lift your favorite teenager — or you — into a spellbinding new realm.