The conversation on Millennial participation in this election has become stuck in a rut. As the Washington Post noted a few weeks ago, many of the go-to methods for outreach to young voters are perceived as lacking authenticity and substance. Gimmicks drive eyeballs but not hearts and minds. Yet while our generation is disenchanted with

DePaul University, the largest Catholic university in the U.S., describes itself as “Catholic, Vincentian, and urban.” DePaul claims to be tolerant of many different cultures and identities and ideas, which is a huge selling point for the campus and a major reason why I decided to attend. Students can obtain a degree in Women and

When you acknowledge that issues are complex, the need for complex solutions also becomes clear. The field of economics has shifted in recent decades toward the use of empirical statistical study to understand how humans and societies actually behave, not just how theories predict they will behave. This shift, as economist Eric Beinhocker has documented,

Franklin Roosevelt famously decreed in 1933 that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Given the rhetoric and ideology championed in this election, consider me afraid. Last Thursday night, the presidential nominee of one of our country’s major parties stood before millions of Americans and used fear as a tool to gain

In the weeks since the Brexit referendum, the narrative has shifted from Remain versus Out to young versus old. Whereas about 72 percent of people ages 18–24 voted Remain, this was only true of 32 percent of voters older than 65. But there was an equally staggering difference in turnout between the generations: Initial estimates

Joelle Gamble, National Director of the Roosevelt Network, tells Fox Business that it’s time for candidates to start reaching out to young people. “At the end of the day they have to listen they have to be willing to listen they have to be told that they’re wrong but at the end of the day

In a pivotal scene in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Jem Finch, brother of the novel’s protagonist, reacts in tears to the news that Tom Robinson has been found guilty of a crime he didn’t commit. “I always thought Maycomb folks were the best folks in the world,” he says, “least that’s what they

College students across the country are rallying around issues ranging from rising student debt to divestment to sexual assault. These movements become stronger with each new campus group that adds its voice to the national collective, demonstrating that there is power in numbers. Yet while it is important to highlight national problems at the university

On July 16, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new initiative to bring free broadband service to 16,000 New Yorkers living in five public housing developments in the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. In partnership with President Obama’s ConnectHome initiative, the de Blasio administration has committed an investment of up to $10 million