By: Anand Venigalla
Why are millennials obsessed with memories of the ‘90s and early 2000s? It seems like there is a certain appeal to the current generation of young Americans about a remembrance of the past. Maybe we realize that while we can’t replicate the past, we can learn from it, and by looking back, look forward. Perhaps among an increasingly creative generation, couldn’t that be what animates our obsession with things past?
I won't judge if you start singing No.5 in your head.
By: Kristy O'Connell
On my way to school this morning, two songs came on the radio that were from the ‘90s, and they weren’t just any ‘90s songs – because for some reason, these songs triggered my feelings more than most older songs from that decade that come on the radio here and there. I couldn’t help but feel an especially powerful sense of nostalgia, and it was absolutely awesome! I immediately thought to share it with you.
By: Grace Oshin
Will technological convergence be the death of the printed word? With the digitization of print evolving by the second, it seems that print newspapers are rapidly losing value. According to an updated report by the Pew Research Center for Journalism and Media, “weekday circulation experienced a decline not seen since the immediate aftermath of the Great Recession…print circulation declined by 9%, while digital circulation increased by 2%.” In the last decade, journalism has entered a stage in which multiple news organizations have either shut down completely, or shifted entirely to the web. The New York Times reported that news companies like the Rocky Mountain News closed, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, owned by Hearst, shifted entirely online. So, what does the future hold for newspapers in the digital age?