Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published once each month from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each 12-page issue is filled with educational and entertaining stories about places, people and events in Michigan and around the world. The Yak’s Corner online page also includes “Yaktivities” for each issue, a Yak Art Gallery, student writing and more.


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06/22/15


Are we producing a war sequel?

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06/08/15


Washing away objections to aid

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05/25/15


The power of 'what we know now'

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05/11/15


How to tell a tale of Texas politics

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04/27/15


Illustrating the debate over drones

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04/13/15


Would no video mean no charges?

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03/30/15


Is race too touchy to talk about?

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03/16/15


Senators trying to nuke Iran talks?

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03/02/15


Giuliani finds little love for comments

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02/16/15


Jon Stewart: Fake news, real impact

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02/02/15


'Robin Hood' plan heroic or villainous?

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01/19/15


Will U.S. tourists soon flock to Cuba??

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01/05/15


What's the impact of falling fuel prices?

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12/08/14


Does news media focus on violence?

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11/24/14


What is the reality about immigration?

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11/10/14


Election results that can't be ignored

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10/27/14


Distant trouble becomes nearby 'crisis'

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10/13/14


Do we take voting for granted?

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09/29/14


What threatens the world most?

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09/15/14


How safe are our secrets from hackers?

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09/01/14


President criticized over vacation

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