Millennials

Emma Brown / for KBIA

When the first busload of campers arrived at Camp Sabra in Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks this summer, they were greeted by more than one hundred cheering, dancing and hugging counselors.

For the first time in four years, Sydney Aaranson was not one of those counselors.


Three Broke Mice: Phones, Apps and Security

Mar 2, 2016

Welcome to Business Beat’s new podcast, Three Broke Mice! TBM is a show for and by Snake People that explores money issues, economic topics and cultural phenomena. Listen as hosts Bita Eghbali, Siyu Lei and Kara Tabor delve into topics surrounding smartphones, apps and the impact that their security has on daily life. Subtopics include the war of the music streaming services, experiencing the cash-less "cruise control" offered by apps like Uber and Mint, and the security and privacy questions surrounding Apple’s refusal to unlock devices for the Department of Justice. 

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More and more companies, especially in the media, are trying to find new ways to attract millennials. And one former University of Missouri student is going directly to the source with her new journalism tech start-up, run by and for millennials.

Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media

Grabbing a quick meal doesn’t just mean fast food anymore. Now there are “fast-casual” options like Chipotle or Panera, restaurants that borrow ideas from both fast food and upscale sit-down restaurants.

This story is part of the New Boom series on millennials in America.

"Millennial" is the buzzword of the moment — with much of the national conversation focused on stereotypes and anecdotes. But are young adults today really all that different from those of previous generations?