Tag Archives: Millennials

Awesome Millennials Beat Mars

The Martian, a movie directed by Ridley Scott, clearly shows two of the topics we have been discussing this semester in the English 1101 class: Adulting and Millennials. In the movie, Mark Watney, who is the main character, is accidentally … Continue reading

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Choosing which College to Attend Artistic Statement

When thinking about the topic of the video project, my group had various ideas about the coming of age, but we ultimately decided that some advice we wished we knew two years ago would be about college. However, the entire … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 26 – ONLINE

For today’s class, in honor of next week’s presidential elections, we are going to shift gears a little and talk about how Millennials are viewed in today’s political spectrum. These articles will build towards some of the readings we will … Continue reading

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The Cheapeast Generation: the Millennials

This article is from The Atlantic, written by Derek Thompson and Jordan Weismann. It discusses the millennial’s place in this consumerism driven worlds. Editorial Fact Check Response Claim1: The fact is, today’s young people simply don’t drive like their predecessors did. Evidence1: “In … Continue reading

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“Relax, the millennials will do just fine” Fact Check

Relax, the millennials will do just fine http://www.thetimesnews.com/opinion/20160610/editorial-relax-millennials-will-do-just-fine Posted Jun 10, 2016 at 9:42 AM Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 9:43 AM Remember how annoying previous generations thought the baby boomers were? Now consider this: Millennials have surpassed baby boomers to become the country’s largest living generation, according to the Pew … Continue reading

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It’s hard to fact check when the editorial includes no facts…

These kids today: The millennials will inherit the Earth. We’ll all be fine. (If hyperlink fails, direct link at bottom) The article is an editorial describing the modern opinion on the millennial generation, and how the world perceives the generation … Continue reading

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The Stagnant Generation?

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/11/opinion/sunday/the-go-nowhere-generation.html “The Go-Nowhere Generation” is an opinion piece by The New York Times, and it was published in the Sunday Review section on March 10th, 2012 by Todd Buchholz and Victoria Buchholz. The authors’ main argument is that the current … Continue reading

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Racism without Racist

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/03/millenials-race-115909?paginate=false Claim: “Unfortunately, closer examination of the data suggests that millennials aren’t racially tolerant, they’re racially apathetic: They simply ignore structural racism rather than try to fix it.” Evidence: – “Millennials are shown to be no more progressive than older … Continue reading

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Millennials Gone Crazy

Link to article: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/20/fashion/millennials-mic-workplace.html *********Claims 1-7 have specific evidence. Claim 1: “But running an office made up exclusively of millennials, it turns out, is not without its snags.” Evidence: His philosophy was tested when Mr. Pavelski, Mic’s director of programming, requested … Continue reading

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The Best or the Worst?-editorial responce

Here is my article: Millennials: The Greatest Generation or the Most Narcissistic? http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/05/millennials-the-greatest-generation-or-the-most-narcissistic/256638/ Here is the marked version: millennials-the-greatest-generation-or-the-most-narcissistic Main argument: “Popular books have argued that today’s 20-somethings are more service-oriented than any generation since World War II. But new research … Continue reading

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