gen-z

Texting Is Out. Spontaneous FaceTime Is In.

Priya Mittal, a 19-year-old freshman at Brown University, lives for spontaneous FaceTimes. She’ll be at the library in the middle of her Intro Economics problem…

Why Are People Starting to Purge All of Their Instagram Photos?

Once a month, Ellie Moore, a 17-year-old high school student in London, deletes every photo on her Instagram. It’s so ritualistic that she even sets…

What Does Military Service Look Like for a Gen Z Soldier?

“It’s been the best-worst thing I’ve ever done.” That’s how Alex, a 22-year-old volunteer infantryman, sums up his past year as an enlisted Marine. He’s…

What Happens When You Age Out of the Cool Kids’ Club at Work

At my old job, I felt a pang of resentment when the group of recently hired 22-year-olds would post Snapchats of themselves hanging out and…