youth http://kplu.org en Millennials: The Greenest Generation Or More Of The Same? http://kplu.org/post/millennials-greenest-generation-or-more-same <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="200" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150980552&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="33%"></iframe><iframe frameborder="no" height="200" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150980554&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="33%"></iframe><iframe frameborder="no" height="200" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150980546&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="33%"></iframe></p><p>When she was much younger, Tacoma high school senior Lauren Budd had no trouble convincing her parents to start recycling. But more recently, swaying them to eco-friendly light bulbs was another story.</p><p>"No, it costs too much," Budd, 17, remembered her parents saying. "And I'm like, 'It won't, in the end for, like, our power bill.'"</p><p>Budd doesn't always win with her&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">parents, who still throw away a soft drink can on occasion,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">but</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;it's clear she's&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">not the only teen to grasp the importance of these small, cross-generational battles.</span></p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Kyle Stokes 16616 at http://kplu.org Millennials: The Greenest Generation Or More Of The Same? 'Seventeen' magazine takes no-photoshop pledge after 8th-grader's campaign http://kplu.org/post/seventeen-magazine-takes-no-photoshop-pledge-after-8th-graders-campaign Somewhere between school and her extracurricular activities, eighth-grader Julia Bluhm found time to launch a crusade against airbrushed images in one of the country's top teen magazines.<p>And this week, she won: <em>Seventeen</em> magazine pledged not to digitally alter body sizes or face shapes of young women featured in its editorial pages, largely in response to the <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/seventeen-magazine-give-girls-images-of-real-girls" target="_blank">online petition</a> Julia started this spring.<p>"We should focus on people's personalities, not just how they look," Fri, 06 Jul 2012 14:16:08 +0000 Elise Hu 5523 at http://kplu.org 'Seventeen' magazine takes no-photoshop pledge after 8th-grader's campaign Seattle Youth Commission seeks new teen members http://kplu.org/post/seattle-youth-commission-seeks-new-teen-members <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nohfq5U4egY</p><p>Seattle wants to know what teenagers have to say about city government. It&rsquo;s looking for thirteen to nineteen-year-olds for the Seattle Youth Commission. Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:57:45 +0000 Rachel Solomon 1279 at http://kplu.org