The Junior State of America released the Winter 2013 Edition of The Junior Statement, its quarterly news publication. The student-written and student-edited online news magazine covered a variety of topics. From the conflict in Syria, to the fiscal cliff, to reflections on the experience of JSA’s program in Beijing, the students’ varying perspectives were on full display in the latest issue.
For JSA’s student writers and editors, its publication is a major point of pride. “The Junior Statement aims to increase political, cultural, and social awareness in an effort to promote civic engagement in America’s youth,“ said Junior Statement Editor-in-Chief Anthony Kayruz. “Being included in The Junior Statement is an honor that no politically interested young person should decline.”
Publication of the Junior Statement began in 1935 at the Montezuma School for Boys where the Junior State of America was founded. “For over 75 years, the Junior Statement has been a medium where JSA students can voice their opinions on subjects both related to our organization and related to the wider world. It really excites me to see what insights the students share in each edition,” said Jeff Harris, JSA’s CEO.
If you can’t see the Junior Statement above, you can download your copy here: The Winter 2013 Junior Statement