News/Stuff To Know. Week of 2.8.2016-2.13.2016

Here are the highlights of the past week///

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Guess what? The youth aren’t the stereotype they’re often portrayed as by rich annoying old white comedians.

EXCERPT: “The survey found that nearly 9 percent of freshmen say there’s a “very good chance” they’ll participate in a student protest on campus, the highest in the survey’s history and up from about 6 percent in 2014.

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In fact, Millennials are more diverse and more educated than previous generations.

EXCERPT: “Among Millennials ages 18 to 33, women are 6 percentage points more likely to have finished at least a bachelor’s degree than men (27% vs. 21%). Back when Silents were ages 18 to 33, women were 5 percentage points less likely than men to have finished at least four years of college education.”

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Of course, Bernie Sanders is tapping into the “youth vote.” That being said, some are giving advice on how best his political reforms can take shape.

EXCERPT: “Third, Sanders should also take a page from the Obama 2008 playbook. That campaign organized young people more systematically than any presidential campaign in history. Across the country, it held ‘Camp Obama’ trainings, in which young people taught each other Marshall Ganz’s story-centered methods of community organizing. Sanders has the young people; now he needs the machinery to amplify their force.”

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Erica Garner, the late Eric Garner’s daughter, endorsed Bernie Sanders this past week.

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