How Millennials are Reshaping Atlanta

Millennials

Who are Atlanta’s millennials?

In an Atlanta magazine survey, metro millennials described themselves as hobbled by student loan debt, largely nonreligious, and tech-savvy. Perhaps surprisingly, even though our 180 survey respondents chafed at many of the negative stereotypes surrounding their generation, they also conceded that there might be some truth behind them.
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Emory’s Mark Bauerlein doubles down on The Dumbest Generation

We asked Emory University professor Mark Bauerlein if he’d like to revise anything in his 2008 biting treatise on millennials, The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future. Here’s what he told us.
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4 Atlanta millennials who rank making a difference above making a buck

Ryan Shepard launched Human Capital Theory to connect local businesses and nonprofits with talent from underserved communities. Allie Bashuk is helping artists create studio space in vacant downtown buildings. Rohit Malhotra founded the Center for Civic Innovation. Dar Vanderbeck develops opportunities for Teach for America alumni to flex their entrepreneurial muscle.
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Digital dating: A millennial’s primer

For a generation that grew up with the Internet, online dating has lost the stigma it once had. Today meeting someone on the Internet seems just as common—and no more shameful—as connecting offline.
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This millennial glossary is on fleek

Bae? FOMO? Squad goals? A handy dictionary for millennial slang.
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Quiz: Are you a Gen Xer or a millennial?

If you're in your mid-30s, you might call yourself a Gen Xer or a millennial. Confused? Take our quiz to determine your generational identity.
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8 Atlanta millennials on generational stereotypes, gentrification, and hopes for their city

A discussion on living in Atlanta as a millennial, the challenges the city faces, parenthood, social media, careers, and more.
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A brief timeline of Atlanta millennial milestones

A few big moments from the past 35 years, including the 1996 Olympics, the plan for the BeltLine, the introduction of the iPhone, and more.
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7 tips for millennial parents

For those thinking of having kids, we asked millennial parents for tips on surviving financially while maintaining a social life.

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They’ve been hyped, maligned, catered to, and cursed. How the biggest generation is reshaping Atlanta.

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