If Nothing Else, This Period Is Rich in Satiric Possibilities, in Particular in Education and, Even More Narrowly, in Higher Education: Part 2

Here is a small collection of recently published satiric items, largely from The Onion, on topics typically covered in other posts to this blog. Almost all of the items have been published just in this past year.

 

“College Board under Fire for SAT Printing Error”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/college-board-under-fire-sat-printing-error-50616

 

“Should Race Be Taken into Account in College Admissions?”

http://www.theonion.com/pollzone/should-race-be-taken-into-account-in-college-admis-37762

 

“Minority Student’s Perspective Better Be Pretty Goddamn Diverse if He Wants Full Scholarship”

http://www.theonion.com/article/minority-students-perspective-better-be-pretty-god-37630

 

“After Careful Thought, Teen Applies to College Where Family Donated Building”

http://www.theonion.com/article/after-careful-thought-teen-applies-to-college-wher-37222

 

“Poll: Elite Colleges Don’t Produce Happier Graduates”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/poll-elite-colleges-dont-produce-happier-graduates-35974

 

“How Colleges Are Luring Top Students”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/how-colleges-are-luring-top-students-37190

 

“Making the Most of Your College Tour”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/making-the-most-of-your-college-tour-38254

 

“High School Student Taking Rejection from First-Choice College in Stride as if Future Not Over”

http://www.theonion.com/article/high-school-student-taking-rejection-from-first-ch-38476

 

“Tips for Dealing with College Rejection”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/tips-for-dealing-with-college-rejection-38353

 

“College Accepts Safety Student Just in Case Top Choices Don’t Work Out”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-accepts-safety-student-just-in-case-top-ch-38395

 

“Nation’s Prospective College Applicants Go Straight to Princeton Review’s ‘Best College Radio Station’ Rankings”

http://www.theonion.com/article/nations-prospective-college-applicants-go-straight-36636

 

“Mom’s Fears about Daughter Leaving for College Channeled into Fight about Storage Bins”

http://www.theonion.com/article/moms-fears-about-daughter-leaving-college-channele-51060

 

“College Still Looking for Absolute Saddest Place on Campus to Hold Transfer Student Orientation”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-still-looking-absolute-saddest-place-campu-51151

 

“College Residence Office Gets Kick Out of Pairing Up Few Roommates Who Will Fucking Hate Each Other”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-residence-office-gets-kick-out-pairing-few-50885

 

“Dorm Room Essentials”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/dorm-room-essentials-36630

 

“Survey: 1 in 4 Harvard Seniors Didn’t Have Sex during College”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/survey-1-4-harvard-seniors-didnt-have-sex-during-c-50533

 

“Area Man Experimented with Sex Back in College”

http://www.theonion.com/article/area-man-experimented-with-sex-back-in-college-37016

 

“Overweight College Student Announces Plans to Wear Shorts, Sandals for Rest of Year”

http://www.theonion.com/article/overweight-college-student-announces-plans-to-wear-2342

 

“College Freshman from Florida Has Never Seen People Complain about Snow for 5 Months Before”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-freshman-from-florida-has-never-seen-peopl-38082

 

“Starbucks Bringing Coffee Trucks to College Campuses”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/starbucks-bringing-coffee-trucks-to-college-campus-36750

 


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