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    Generation X

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    support some group, or register to vote in your current county. In fact, the University of Oregon campus makes political involvement look alive and well amongst Generation Xers. Does the U of O reflect what most of Generation X feel about American politics, or if you were to go to a different university would you see another side of Generation X’s political involvement? If political activism is alive in all of “Gen Xers” then why is it that during the 1992 elections, exit-poll data revealed that only

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    Causing Generation X

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    Teenagers wasting 2.3 million dollars worth of gas a year driving around the same block. Kids at the mall for the sole purpose of shop-lifting. Underage consumption parties. Stealing lawn ornaments. These are just some of the effects of Generation X growing up. The main cause of this destruction of youth is the crumbling of families. No more “Wait until your father gets home from work and ask him'; but “I wonder if we’re going to see a child support check before Christmas.'; With

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    dreams." (Know Your Enemy, Rage Against the Machine) Perhaps this explains some of Generation X, as they have come to be called, or perhaps it open up more questions. I’d like to share what I’ve learned about Gen X from people who are part of that Generation. 19-39Hopefully this will clear up some misconceptions about them, and shed some light on whom they really are and what they are trying to prove. Generation X is made up of people 19 to 39 years old. They are one of the most outspoken subculture

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    Generation-X When most people hear the label Generation –X they think of a hopeless generation of youth that have given into the pressures of the world. I would like you to think of the X as the Greek symbol for “Chi” which is used as a symbol for Christ. In this decade the youth involved in the Christianity has grown significantly. Youth are responding to the church in ways that the past generation did not. Where mom and dad embraced the tumultuous sixties their children have taken hold of

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    Generation What? An Outcast of Generation X

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    Generation What? An Outcast of Generation X Reflecting upon my writing is one of the most difficult tasks I have ever been asked to do. Looking back upon my work, I realize that this is one of the most important papers I have written. Not only was this piece the first paper I have written for a writing studio, it also enabled me to release some of the frustrations I have with my generation. Generation X. Slackers. Twentysomethings. There has been so much written about this group. There have

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    Generation X and Generation Y

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    Generation X is a group of individuals that was born in the years of 1964-1980. This very interesting generation is a generation that is often forgotten. Reasoning being is because of how small this group is. During the time that this group of people was growing up their parents, the Baby Boomers were at large in the workplace. Layoffs were on the rise and the job market was very competitive. This led to one of the nicknames of this generation which is, “Latchkey Kids” (Zemke 2013). This term

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    The Fallen Messiah of Generation X On April 5, 1994, the lead singer and songwriter of Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, silently placed the end barrell of a shotgun into his mouth and pulled the trigger. And so ended the life of so much promise. But why did it have to come to this? Perhaps the reasons will never be known, but there were a few things that haunted Cobain throughout his life that he just couldn't seem to get away from. Cobain's parents were seperated when he was nine years old, and according

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    to clear up these misconceptions given to us by other generations? It seems that the voice of Generation X is silent when it comes to political issues these days. When we talk about politics we often wonder what relevance it has on our lives. Many of us feel that politicians are no longer trustworthy. 'I am not saying that every politician is corrupt,'; states Mazzaferro, it's just hard to believe what he or she says is true when our generation has witnessed such harsh realities involving political

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    “(Coupland). The disengaged generation, the lazy generation, the broke generation. These are only a few words to describe the ridicule and criticism towards the people known as generation X. Generation X has experienced many hardships throughout their lives. They do not possess the technological savvy that their children have(Millennials) or the cultural impact that

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    As new generations come up and introduce new values, technology, and attitudes to society, many older generations tend to think of the newer generations as lazy or “cutting corners,” instead of appreciating the innovation, independence, and diverse views of the younger generations. The younger generations are subject to the vast narrow-mindedness of the older generations. The older generations, including the Generation X and Baby Boomers, have gotten used to being the newest of generations and being

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