A good topic is important! For a paper making an argument, choose a topic that allows for a range of opinions and is likely to have evidence to back up those opinions. The resources on this page all provide good topics.
Includes searchable full-text access to the US, International, Spanish, and Chinese editions of the New York Times Newspaper. The Room for Debate section is useful for exploring controversial topics. For full-text access, you must create a personal account. Personal accounts also provide access to the New York Times in Education at http://nytimesineducation.com. Video tutorial and written instructions for setting up an account- Creating a New York Times Account.