Author Archive: Kira Harada-Stone

Education for the “Other” Millennials

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BY KIRA HARADA-STONE Chris,* 20 was studying psychology at Colorado State University when his parents told him they could no longer afford it. After he left his dream school and enrolled in the University of Hawaii, where his parents could afford in-state tuition, Chris lost all motivation and stopped attending […]

 
 

Larson Binzer

Larson Binzer

Like many her age, 20 year-old Larson came to college with the hopes of branching out of her hometown, Aledo, Texas. Despite an attachment to her friends and family back home and some life-altering medical problems, Larson decided that New York University was where she needed to bee to be […]

 
 

Why are Millennials Going to Grad School?

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By KIRA HARADA-STONE Since starting Stony Brook University three years ago, Stacy, now a junior, has changed her major four different times. She has sampled majors in pharmacology, writing, nutrition and journalism. Perhaps one reason that she hasn’t felt pressured to decide on a major is that she’s always planned […]

 
 

Super Health for Millennials

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By KIRA HARADA-STONE It’s Sunday afternoon and the line at the Manhattan 14th street Trader Joe’s starts at the door and wraps around the entire store. The line is filled with millennial New Yorkers stocking up for the week. A young woman wearing a bowler hat is trying to shove her […]