Choose something you're interested in. Search it and then add "AND texas" to your search string.
Sample search terms to try to get you started!
KEYWORD SEARCH your topic. Use boolean operators AND, OR, and NOT to refine your search.
Think of it as ordering pizza. I want pepperoni AND sausage but NOT pineapple. (Pepperoni AND sausage) NOT pineapple.
REFINE YOUR SEARCH by looking at the subjects or descriptors of the article and click on one to redo your search.
CLICK ON "ADVANCED SEARCH" to include the name of the publication and choose "SO" SOURCE" from the pulldown.
CHECK LENGTH with ctrl-F to find either page length: 4p, 5p, 6p etc. in Academic Search Complete. Ctrl F for 2, or 3, etc. in Academic One File (Gale) . Remember 250 words is generally considered a page, so look for over 1250 words.
SAVE or EMAIL or PRINT article and save citation in APA format.
The Nation (weekly)
Christian Science Monitor
Example: source: New Republic and keywords: voting or election. Ctrl-F to find articles of 4 or more pages
New York Times
Advanced search: Publication title and keyword. You can narrow down by document type: article (rather than brief article) and then use ctrl-F with: 2, or 3, or 4, to find articles with word length that exceeds 2000-4000.