Tag Archives: Millenials

How Adulthood Doesn’t Happen

Title of Editorial: How Adulthood Happens (by David Brooks) As a whole, Brooks’s article argues that the current generation of college students and young adults in the workforce (i.e. millennials) has traits unique to them, and as a consequence, coming of … Continue reading

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Editorial: 5 Reasons Millennials Should Vote This Year —— A Fact Check

Editorial: 5 Reasons Millennials Should Vote This Year By USA Today Link:http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/editorials/2016/07/18/editorial-reasons-millennials-vote-year/87232374/   Claim 1: The millennials should vote for their student debts. Evidence: “Sanders ignited his revolution with promises to help a generation of young people and their families … Continue reading

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The facts behind “Those tech-savvy ‘Millenials'”

The editorial I analyzed was “Those tech-savvy ‘Millenials’” by Jim Rapoza from the Eweek news source.  The link to the pdf of the editorial is: http://content.ebscohost.com/ContentServer.asp?T=P&P=AN&K=31758638&S=R&D=a9h&EbscoContent=dGJyMNXb4kSeqLY40dvuOLCmr06eqK9Sr6a4TbOWxWXS&ContentCustomer=dGJyMOXf8km549%2BB7LHjgO3p8gAA This editorial’s main argument is that “Managing IT workers born after 1980 takes the least work.” In other words, Millennials are … Continue reading

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“Kids, I don’t know what’s wrong with kids these days”

Kids – Bye Bye Birdie

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Boomers vs Millennials

This article discusses how the baby boomer generation often looks down upon millennials and youth in general. It also discusses that despite these criticisms, millennials actually have potential to improve the country. One of the claims made is that the … Continue reading

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Do Millennials suck? – editorial response

My editorial is I’m a millennial and my generation sucks. http://nypost.com/2016/07/04/im-a-millennial-and-my-generation-sucks/ The marked version is right here: new-doc-4 Claims and Evidence: Claim 1: “Millennials are the worst.” Evidence 1: “First there was Talia Jane, the dopey, 25-year-old Yelp employee who was … Continue reading

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Bashing Millennials: Editorial Response

Editorial: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/corporate-america-chases-the-mythical-millennial.html?_r=1&register=google Claims: “Everyone knows millennials don’t read news” (Para 1) –False; This claim that millennials don’t read the news is obviously not true. Even here at Georgia Tech, I see almost every student is interested in the news around … Continue reading

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How the Millennials Are Different from Previous Generations

Hobart, John W. and Sendek, Herb. Key Skills. Gen Y Now: Millennials and the Evolution of Leadership, 2nd Edition, Wiley, April 2014, pp. 91-103. http://site.ebrary.com/lib/gatech/reader.action?docID=10862653&ppg=1 The chapter “Key Skills” in this book describes what the author believes are eight important … Continue reading

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The Blog’s Millionth Annotated Bibliography

Sharf, Samantha. “What Is A ‘Millennial’ Anyway? Meet The Man Who Coined The    Phrase.” Http://forbes.com/. Forbes, 24 Aug. 2015. Web. 14 Sept. 2016. Sharf’s article is useful for defining the term “Millenial.” The article summarizes how Neil Howe and William … Continue reading

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