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Where Guns Are as Common as Cell Phones

(63) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 3:36 PM

I was a 25-year-old documentary filmmaker from New York working on a show for MTV. He was a 21-year-old dancer in East Oakland trying to move on with his life after the recent murder of his little brother. I spent a year embedded in his life, and got a front...

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Super Tuesday Campus Reactions: Will OSU Students Get Psyched To Vote?

(1) Comments | Posted March 6, 2012 | 11:53 AM

COLUMBUS -- With less than 8 hours to go before voters in 10 states hit the polls, as of late Monday night there was not that much Super in Super Tuesday. Super Tuesday
 I am in Ohio for a primary that the young people I've run into so far apparently...

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As Millenials, Ten Years Later

(3) Comments | Posted September 9, 2011 | 12:00 PM

As Millennials, we grew up in an age with dual lives: one similar to that of our parents, and one that exists completely in cyberspace. We are not necessarily a generation of 'me' (that's a quick and easy assumption to make), but we are a generation whose lives are being...

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It's on Us

(92) Comments | Posted January 17, 2011 | 7:48 PM

For the last year I have been fortunate to film and air my own docu-series on MTV which chronicled my experience living for one week at a time with young people from all walks of life. Through that experience, along with Twitter, Facebook, a...

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The Youth Vote

(7) Comments | Posted October 27, 2010 | 5:00 PM

In the 2008 presidential election, more votes were cast by those under the age of twenty-five than those over the age of sixty-five -- marking the first time this has ever happened. If nothing else, this is proves that young voters can be galvanized to vote.

Flash forward to...

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Why Obama's Inevitable Presidential Win Proves That the Millenials' Time Has Come

(9) Comments | Posted October 23, 2008 | 5:21 PM

Why Senator Obama Can Thank My 22 Year Old Friends And Me For Helping Him Win The Election and Why His Inevitable Presidential Win Proves That The Millenials Time Has Come

By: Andrew Jenks

I am 22 years old. I am part of Generation Information. We are roughly between the...

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The Zen of Bobby Valentine

(4) Comments | Posted May 12, 2008 | 1:09 PM

Japan is a work-oriented society. The 9-5 work shift is more like 6-9. Work seems to be the answer to everything. As one American reporter living in Japan pointed out, "even if I am not busy at work, I will always appear concerned, frustrated, and totally focused on something. If...

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