How Student Debt Dragged A Generation Down — And What We Can Do About It

“A social and financial divide is forming — between those who have student debt, and those who do not — that will have ramifications for decades to come.”

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Feb 9, 2019
Length: 32 minutes (8,145 words)

How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation

“Burnout and the behaviors and weight that accompany it aren’t, in fact, something we can cure by going on vacation. It’s not limited to workers in acutely high-stress environments. And it’s not a temporary affliction: It’s the millennial condition.”

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Jan 5, 2019
Length: 32 minutes (8,033 words)

The New Gwen Stefani Is A Lot Like The Old One

“Stefani has always been a study in contrasts: a sexy tomboy; a rock star who loves her man and her manicures. So why are we still surprised every time she tells us who she is?”

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Jul 18, 2018
Length: 30 minutes (7,684 words)

Paulette Jordan is Running for Governor. Who Will Follow Her?

Anne Helen Petersen profiles former state representative Paulette Jordan in her bid to capture the Democratic nomination for governor of Idaho. A member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Jordan could be the first country’s Native American governor and Idaho’s first Democrat to hold the office since 1995.

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Apr 26, 2018
Length: 28 minutes (7,022 words)

How Nashville Became One Big Bachelorette Party

Nashville wants you to visit when you’re young, when you’re thinking about your future, perhaps even considering a move to this “it” city where Jack White and the Black Keys make their home. So the city is catering to a group that’s thinking about their future in big way: bachelorettes.

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Mar 29, 2018
Length: 27 minutes (6,900 words)

These Writers Are Launching A New Wave Of Native American Literature

A new generation of indigenous writers reject the aesthetics and standards of the white publishing world. And finally, the first Native-focused MFA program is here to facilitate their visions and voices, and make Native Americans more visible in literature.

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Feb 22, 2018
Length: 26 minutes (6,539 words)

How Do You Rebuild Your Life After Leaving A Polygamous Sect?

Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs no longer has a hold on the communities of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona — former compounds are now available for stays on Airbnb — and the women of these communities are finding new ways to live and work. “We are more than Warren Jeffs and the FLDS…We are better than the stories about us. We have a new narrative: resilience.”

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Jan 18, 2018
Length: 32 minutes (8,100 words)

Welcome to Idaho, Now Go Home

Conservatives have been moving to Northern Idaho for twenty years, attracted to its inexpensive land, relative safety and sense of autonomy and privacy. The region is 96.2% white. Now a group of ultra-right Idaho Republicans have staged a political battle here, working to remake their own Republican Party into a far more conservative party than it is now, so-called “true Republicans.”

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Oct 22, 2017
Length: 33 minutes (8,261 words)