Millennials, shaped by ‘a nation in distress,’ pose a unique challenge to presidential candidates

Millennials—the gen­er­a­tion born between 1981 and 2001—have largely grown up in a post-​​9/​11, Great Recession-​​battered America: a cli­mate that has left them with stag­gering debt and a dis­trust of estab­lished sys­tems, argued Boston Globe jour­nalist Evan Horowitz at this week’s Open Class­room. These voters, he said, could be a major influ­ence in the pres­i­den­tial election.

Students win first prize with millennial retirement recommendations

A group of North­eastern stu­dents took home first prize in the iOme Chal­lenge, thanks to its insightful sug­ges­tions for how pol­i­cy­makers can help mil­len­nials pre­pare for retirement.