Generation Z: Theme Issue 2018


Generation Z: everyone born between 1995 and 2010. We’re the youngest generation on the planet, but one of the most talked about, one of the most complex and the one with the highest set of expectations. We’ve been called entitled, uncultured, absorbed by technology. But who is Generation Z? What are we actually interested in? What kind of legacy do we want to leave behind? We’ll try to get to the bottom of it in this special edition of The Wessex Wire.


Is technology ruining youth social skills?

Modern politics has strong young voices


OPINION: Impact of technology depends on usage

STAFF EDITORIAL: We are all snowflakes

OPINION: Social media instills insecurity and fear in teens

OPINION: Schools need to stop disparaging trades

OPINION: Edited pictures online create an unrealistic beauty standard


Social media offers chance at fame

Generation Z breaks stereotypes with charity

Technology has closed the door on playing outside

Has technology taken over relationships?

Generation Defintions

Arts and Culture

New, young actors enter the entertainment spotlight

Streams, franchises rule modern Hollywood

Competition leaves today’s teens more stressed than ever

Teens brainwashed into liking new trends


Past players return to coach at alma mater