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A groundbreaking international study conducted by The Center for Generational Kinetics and commissioned by WP Engine reveals that Generation Z, born between 1996-2010, is fueled by technology in all facets of their life, and expects the Internet to connect them, entertain them, sell to them and build their digital brand. (Photo: Business Wire)

Gen Z: An in-depth look at the generation as it comes of age

By Haeven Gibbons
Published Apr 30, 2022
This report was compiled using reporting done by students enrolled in JOUR 40643 summer semester 2021 for Image Magazine's Spring 2022 issue.
Space Age: A look into the world of digital entrepreneurship

Space Age: A look into the world of digital entrepreneurship

By Abby Hoffacker
Published Apr 27, 2022
Not only does the youngest generation in the work force have goals to become entrepreneurs, but they’re redefining the term with help from their digital communities.
Acidic: The evolution of acid wash denim

Acidic: The evolution of acid wash denim

By Lonyae Coulter
Published Apr 27, 2022
Fashion trends are ever changing, but acid wash jeans have been making a return since the 1980s.
Color theory: The meaning, history behind the colors that make an outfit work

Color theory: The meaning, history behind the colors that make an outfit work

By TCU 360 Staff
Published Apr 27, 2022
Every configuration of tops, bottoms and shoes relies on the perfect assortment of colors. But most people are unaware of the history behind the colors that make an outfit work.
The clash: The dos and donts of mixing patterns

The clash: The do’s and don’ts of mixing patterns

By TCU 360 Staff
Published Apr 27, 2022
Mixing and matching patterns can be a daunting task, especially when you begin to take risks in your everyday style. However, in fashion, the benefits outweigh the risks.
Image Magazine Spring 2022: supplement

Image Magazine Spring 2022: supplement

By TCU 360 Staff
Published Apr 27, 2022
The Image Magazine supplement cover and table of contents for the spring 2022 issue.
What influences a generation? The impact of tech, transportation and more

What influences a generation? The impact of tech, transportation and more

By Connor Cash
Published Apr 27, 2022
Generational keystones characterize a specific generation and are based upon shared behaviors, values and beliefs of those individuals. This story is one in a series about how Generation Z functions, interacts and incites change in today's world.
Junior psychology major Tasia Massinburg studies for school.

Making ends meet: how raising minimum wage would impact Gen Z

By Sederick Oliver
Published Apr 27, 2022
Today, workers who earn the federal minimum wage make $7.25 an hour, about 29 percent less per hour than their counterparts made 50 years ago. This story is one in a series about how Generation Z functions, interacts and incites change in today's world.
FILE - People protest outside the offices of the New Mexico Public Education Departments office, on Nov. 12, 2021, in Albuquerque, N.M. As conservative-run states across the U.S. move to restrict discussion of race, gender, and identity in the classroom, progressive-run states are trying to prioritize those discussions. In New Mexico, education officials are moving forward with a social studies curriculum that increases focus on identity, race and privilege or systemic inequity. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio, File)

You, Me & CRT: TCU students’ understanding, acceptance of Critical Race Theory

By Collin Pittmann
Published Apr 27, 2022
Critical Race Theory (CRT) has swept the nation with conversation and controversy. This story is one in a series about how Generation Z functions, interacts and incites change in today's world.
FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo parade-goers carrying rainbow flags walk down a street during the LBGTQ Pride march in New York, to celebrate five decades of LGBTQ pride, marking the 50th anniversary of the police raid that sparked the modern-day gay rights movement. Legislation that would create new protections for LGBTQ Americans is stalling out in the U.S. Senate. Democrats were hopeful they could pass the Equality Act this year since they control Congress and the White House. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

Gen Z explores gender fluidity

By Sederick Oliver
Published Apr 27, 2022
For some Gen Z youth, gender fluidity may be used as an opportunity to explore the concept of gender and sex before deciding on a solidified gender expression or identity. This story is one in a series about how Generation Z functions, interacts and incites change in today's world.
Sad boy in sneakers with aspergers syndrome sits alone in his room. (iStock.com/KatarzynaBialasiewicz)

Navigating the spectrum of child discipline through the generations

By JD Pells
Published Apr 27, 2022
How parenting styles in America have changed over the course of time. This story is one in a series about how Generation Z functions, interacts and incites change in today's world.
Karina Shumate, 21, a college student studying stenography, fills out a voter registration form in Richardson, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Democrats are hoping this is the year they can finally make political headway in Texas and have set their sights on trying to win a majority in one house of the state Legislature. Among the hurdles theyll have to overcome are a series of voting restrictions Texas Republicans have implemented in recent years, including the nations toughest voter ID law, purging of voter rolls and reductions in polling places. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Gen Z’s political views: A look into 2020 voting patterns

By Amanda Vasquez
Published Apr 27, 2022
Gen Z, the most well-educated and diverse generation to date, has begun shifting voting toward the left. This story is one in a series about how Generation Z functions, interacts and incites change in today's world.