“Political Correctness” is a loaded term. Big time. It’s also been around for a while, and the definition seems to change from time to time and from person to person. This episode of Issues Tank starts there: What is PC? Why, all of a sudden, is it such a big deal? Why are young […]Read more "Episode 7: The Politics of PC"
Ah, travel. The thrill of the open road. The slightly more terrifying thrill of budget airlines. That latter option might be more familiar for young travelers looking to see the world before the dreaded “real life” kicks in. In this episode, we take a look at how, and more importantly, why young people are yearning to get […]Read more "Episode 6: Around the World in 25 Minutes, 49 Seconds"
If you got the joke in the title, you’ll probably be aware that dating’s changed since your parent’s generation. The old ways aren’t gone exactly—you can still meet your significant other in a bar or at work. But the internet’s thrown it all up in the air. More and more, people are meeting online thanks […]Read more "Episode 5: Swipe Right for Romance"
Food has always been about more than just eating—it’s a social experience. From family dinner tables to fine dining, food is something we share. And in this digital age, we can share more than we ever have before. In this episode of Issues Tank, we’re taking a look at how young people today are relating […]Read more "Episode 4: Food for Thought"
Spirituality: it’s arguably the deepest part of our identities, and part of what makes us uniquely human. For millennials, it can also be a source of difficulty, even confusion. We’re asking the same questions as everyone else—Why am I here? Is there a god? Something more?—but there’s an added layer of anxiety to those questions, […]Read more "Episode 3: Got Faith?"
The journey out of your parents’ house can be a bumpy ride. It’s hard for millennials to find a place to live that couples their less-than-stellar incomes with an incessant desire to spend those pretty pennies on things like delivery food and nightlife. And then of course there’s the daunting prospect of sharing that precious […]Read more "Episode 2: Gimme Shelter"
The final year of college can be a lot of fun – graduation parties, free food everywhere and gifts from relatives you haven’t seen in years. It’s almost like having a second birthday party! But what happens after you toss your cap into the air on Commencement Day? The post-college struggle is real, so […]Read more "Episode 1: The Struggle is Real"