Tag: millennials

The myth of iGen

As a new cohort of Americans begin to reach adulthood, the country again faces the search for finding a new moniker for the next generation. So far the frontrunner seems to be Gen Z, but “iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood–and What That

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Generation landslide

When the political tide of our country made a dramatic rightward shift, responses were heard across the country and around the world. One of the strongest and most persistent voices since Trump’s 2016 election is that of the millennial generation. From marches to social media movements, my generation has let the world know that we

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My generation’s task

As I close out my junior year of college, I have begun to get more and more “what are you doing after college?” questions. And, no, I don’t know yet. But, the question has got me thinking about not only what I am going to be doing after college, but also what many of my

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Should We Be Criticized For Our Numbers?

My generation has been historically horrible at voting. Absolutely awful. For how much we speak out, sit in, and organize to advocate for our values and the issues that matter most to us, our turnout never seems to match our outcry. Observed by some from the outside, we are the generation that complains and demands

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Hatch does not represent millennial voters

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Many opinions have been thrown around on whether Sen. Orrin Hatch should seek an eighth term in office. As a Utah millennial, I would also like to voice my opinion. After 40 years in office, Hatch has lost sight of his responsibility as a U.S. Senator: represent his constituents. Having

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