KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Leading With Kindness

Teresa Fang

March 20th, 2019

Julia Huesa, vice president of Harvard University’s Undergraduate Council, offers tips on leadership.

The Rebirth of Independent Bookstores

Stone Shen

March 20th, 2019

Despite the rise of Amazon, indie bookstores are making a comeback. Our Kid Reporter finds out why.

Our Kid Reporter Visits SXSW

Truman J. Hamade

March 19th, 2019

From a “Fab Lab” and a lesson on climate change to the uses of augmented reality, this year’s tech festival showed why science matters.

An Eye on AI

Nikita A. Mohile

March 15th, 2019

When it comes to the possibilities of artificial intelligence, says a Toronto researcher, “you’re only limited by your imagination.”

Rick Riordan Presents: The Making of a Myth

Liset Zacker

March 14th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Riordan and his fellow authors about their middle-grade novels, which draw upon myths from around the world.

Korea Celebrates the March First Movement

John Woo

March 12th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in Seoul tours two exhibits that commemorate the 100th anniversary of Korea’s fight for independence.

Project Tiger

Rohan Saketh De...

March 11th, 2019

A conservationist in India talks about a successful program to save this big cat, which is now an endangered species.

Remembering Rutherford B. Hayes

Nolan Pastore

March 11th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits the 19th U.S. president’s former estate in Fremont, Ohio.

 

Bridging the Racial Divide in Memphis

Aanya Kabra

March 11th, 2019

The Memphis Bar Association hosts a panel discussion on racial diversity and inclusion in the city’s legal profession.

Taking Care of Your Teeth

Ava-Kelly Gray

March 11th, 2019

A dental hygienist in Chicago offers tips for kids on brushing, flossing, and more.

Taking Flight

Teresa Fang

March 8th, 2019

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is heading to the International Space Station on March 14. For her, it’s a dream come true.

 

The End of the Line

Brandon Peterson

March 8th, 2019

Ford Motor Company announces that it will stop producing most cars and focus instead on SUVs and light trucks.

America’s Oldest Regiment

Konrad Paul Schwarz

March 7th, 2019

The Old Guard, a ceremonial unit of the U.S. Army, has been serving the nation since 1784.

Escaping the Flames in Paradise

Ella Porter

March 6th, 2019

Last November’s Camp Fire was the most devastating in California’s history. Read the accounts of four families from Paradise.  

 

Call Her Captain Marvel

Alula Alderson

March 5th, 2019

A female superhero from Marvel gets a chance to show her grit.

Tobacco-Free Teens

Benjamin Who

March 5th, 2019

An interactive program developed by MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks to reduce teen smoking.

 

Celebrating the Birth of Ultimate Frisbee

Liset Zacker

March 4th, 2019

In Maplewood, New Jersey, high school students—past and present—celebrate the 50th anniversary of a unique sport.

Toys Are Not Just for Kids

Josh Stiefel

March 1st, 2019

The 2019 New York Toy Fair had something for everyone—“foodie” toys, escape puzzles, and a new take on the yo-yo.

Want to Learn More About Artificial Intelligence?

Arjun Suri

March 1st, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with an expert on AI and gets tips for teens interested in the rapidly evolving technology.

The Kid Who Would Be King

Maya Mukherji

March 1st, 2019

The legend of King Arthur is bought to life in a new fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Cornish.

Imagining a City of the Future

Courtney Pine

February 27th, 2019

’What does it take for middle school students to envision the future? Recycled materials and fresh ideas.

How to Train Your Dragon

Annika Petras

February 22nd, 2019

Before the release of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, our Kid Reporter sat down the stars of the animated film series.

Behind the Scenes at Five Guys

Michael Santomauro

February 21st, 2019

How did the world-famous hamburger chain get its start? Our Kid Reporter talks with owner Jerry Murrell.

Government Shutdown Ends

Grace Denny

February 20th, 2019

The shutdown, which affected 800,000 federal employees, is over. But the recovery process continues.

 

A King is Crowned

Marley I. Alburez

February 15th, 2019

At this year’s Westminster dog show, a Wire Fox Terrier named King put his best paw forward.

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