Culture

Post-Internet Art: The New Millennial Expression

A still from Rx’s “Bumble” music video

By MIA TAPER In a computer-generated 3D universe, electronic music pulses as samples of computer beeps and boops are sprinkled in. A golden, star-laden phrase “LET THE MACHINE LIVE YOUR FANTASY” bounces about as crudely animated women jerk their bodies in a circle. An enormous beige male head protrudes from […]

 
 

Getting Dressed for Work: 3 DOs and DON’Ts That Will Help You Get Ready for Any Office

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By LARSON BINZER- In the relationship between millennial employees and middle-aged employers, determining what constitutes “professional” has never been as difficult as it is in today’s age of casual Fridays and sneaker-suit combos. However, there are some timeless tricks that will help you dress for any office. The Formal Office […]

 
 

Moms and Their Millennial “Friends”

Lena Dunham's Not That Kind of Girl, which includes numerous comments on the mother-daughter relationship.

By LILY STARBUCK In her first book, Not That Kind of Girl (2014), Lena Dunham offers insight into the difficulties of growing up. And like anyone growing up these days, she talks a great deal about her parents. Dunham recalls when as a recent college grad living a home, she […]

 
 

Millennial Dating: Who Pays When Men and Women Go Out?

Millennial Dating: Who Pays When Men and Women Go Out?

By DEBORAH LUBANGA As midterm exams were just a week away, University of Georgia student, Austin Simmons, 19, wanted to have a little fun before studying consumed all of his free time. His girlfriend, Jacquelyn Harms, 19, had mentioned a craving for Outback Steakhouse, so he invited her out for […]

 
 

Hookup Culture: All in Millennials’ Minds?

Photo Credit: Daniel Nanescu, SplitShire.com

By EMILY WITHAM During her semester abroad in London, college student Mackenzie Cash decided to enjoy a Valentine’s Day single ladies night with some friends. They found themselves at a nightclub called Pacha near Victoria Station and the evening started off well enough. The girls drank freely and grooved on […]

 
 

9 Reasons Why You Eat Like a Millennial

9 Reasons Why You Eat Like a Millennial

By KATHRYN JONES 1. You tell your friends you know how to cook but in reality, you can only make the simple stuff: A GENYU survey on cooking ability revealed that 52 percent of millennials know how to cook at least one dish, excluding microwavable meals. Jenna McMarrow, 22, cooks […]

 
 

Normcore: A Fashion for Millennials

Photo credit: Gap, Inc.

By DIANA TAO A young woman in a black leather jacket stares into the reflection of herself as she rolls lipstick onto her lower lip; a young man stands in front of a refrigerator looking in, one hand leaning against the freezer and the other tucked into his jeans’ pockets. […]

 
 

The Modern Speakeasy Reveals the Secret to Drawing Millennials

The popular Beauty and Essex restaurant that looks like a pawn shop from the exterior.

By EMILY WOOD Speakeasy style restaurants and bars are cropping up from Chinatown, to the Upper East Side, to Brooklyn. A quick Google search reveals a host of 1920s-inspired establishments in the heart of the city—Apothéke, Sons of Essex, The Richardson, Bathtub Gin, among others. What makes them so popular […]

 
 

Moving for Movies

Moving for Movies

“Hold for art,” shouts Anna Paszkiewicz. And with her command, the filming for the independent film, “Dangerous Heels,” comes to a complete halt. On the film set at the tequila bar Mayahuel, the actresses set down their fake martinis. The bread rolls go back on their plate. Racing in with […]

 
 

College As A Different Kind of Transition

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  Looking at the monumental legislation of the past few years—legalized gay marriage, improvements in workplace anti-discrimination policies—can easily be made for the advancement in L.G.B.T.Q. rights. But with an acronym so casually thrown around, the parts of the whole are often forgotten, or misunderstood. The “T” stands for transgender […]