Why are some millennials choosing less pay and underemployment?

By Lauren Hennessee, Studio M staff //  When it came to searching for a job after graduation, Daniel Carter considered what he valued most — and, surprisingly, it wasn’t salary. Carter, a 23-year-old native of Rock Island, Tennessee, recently graduated from Tennessee Technological University with a degree in Agriculture and Business Management. Before he graduated,…

Interactive map: Renter-occupied housing units skyrocket in Nashville

By Connor Burnard, Studio M staff // As indicated in this Tennessean article, the story of modern Nashville is one of renting, not owning. Real estate website Zillow reported that the median home list price in Nashville went from $129K in December 2011 to $345K in February 2018 — an explosion in cost that would clearly suggest that…

Anti-LGBT bills could cost jobs, security for young Nashvillians

Sara Snoddy, Studio M staff Morgan Hunlen, 21, is just one of several transgender students at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Although she’s no stranger to battling video game foes, the quiet Business and Aerospace major from Georgia never dreamed she’d have to stand up to her government until anti-LGBT legislation started to become a very real threat to…