If Nothing Else, This Period Is Rich in Satiric Possibilities, in Particular in Education and, Even More Narrowly, in Higher Education: Part 3

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.

 

“Spring Break Safety Tips”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/spring-break-safety-tips-38177

 

“Pros and Cons of the Greek System”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/pros-and-cons-of-the-greek-system-38515

 

“College Rape Victim Pretty Thrilled She Gets to Recount Assault to Faculty Committee”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-rape-victim-pretty-thrilled-she-gets-to-re-36129

 

“College Newspaper Staff Know Exactly How They Would Respond if Editorial Freedom Challenged”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-newspaper-staff-know-exactly-how-they-woul-38319

 

“College Encourages Lively Exchange of Idea”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-encourages-lively-exchange-of-idea-38496

 

“Parents Dedicate New College Safe Space In Honor Of Daughter Who Felt Weird In Class Once”

http://www.theonion.com/article/parents-dedicate-new-college-safe-space-honor-daug-50851

 

“8 Most Popular College Majors”

http://www.theonion.com/slideshow/8-most-popular-college-majors-37446

 

“The Pros and Cons of Paying College Athletes”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/the-pros-and-cons-of-paying-college-athletes-38321

 

“What Privileges Do Student-Athletes Receive?”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/what-privileges-do-student-athletes-receive-37268

 

“College Football Player First in Family to Meet NCAA Academic Eligibility Requirements”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-football-player-first-in-family-to-meet-nc-36841

 

“Thousands of College Football Players Expected to Play Through Season with Broken NCAA System”

http://www.theonion.com/article/thousands-of-college-football-players-expected-to-35914

 

“Graduating Seniors Somber after Being Financially Exploited on Field for Last Time”

http://www.theonion.com/article/graduating-seniors-somber-after-being-financially-37755

 

“Penn State Honors Legendary 2012 Legal Team during Halftime”

http://www.theonion.com/article/penn-state-honors-legendary-2012-legal-team-during-37292

 

“Condoleezza Rice Spends First 15 Minutes Of College Football Committee Meeting Asking What the Fuck She Is Doing There”

http://www.theonion.com/article/condoleezza-rice-spends-first-15-minutes-of-colleg-36775

 

“Rape Investigation Finds Star College Quarterback Has Got the Goods”

http://www.theonion.com/article/rape-investigation-finds-star-college-quarterback-36534

 

“Jameis Winston Doesn’t Rule Out Playing Baseball in Prison”

http://www.theonion.com/article/jameis-winston-doesnt-rule-out-playing-baseball-in-38086

 

“Jim Harbaugh Spends Day Testing Every Single Seat View in Michigan Stadium”

http://www.theonion.com/article/jim-harbaugh-spends-day-testing-every-single-seat-50965

 

“Top Summer Internships for 2015”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/top-summer-internships-2015-50693

 

“Report: Female Interns Earn Only Three-Fourths of College Credit That Male Counterparts Do”

http://www.theonion.com/article/report-female-interns-earn-only-three-fourths-of-c-36797

 

“Study: Majority of College Students Don’t Graduate on Time”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/study-majority-of-college-students-dont-graduate-o-37585

 

“Keynote Speaker Enlightens Entire Generation with Theme That World Is Changing”

http://www.theonion.com/article/keynote-speaker-enlightens-entire-generation-with-50150

 

“College Allowing Students Individual Commencement Speakers to Make Ceremony Acceptable for All”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-allowing-students-individual-commencement-50486

 

“Report: American Millennials among Least Skilled In World”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/report-american-millennials-among-least-skilled-in-38424

 

“Economists Warn New Graduates May Have to Tough It Out for 5 To 6 Weeks before Landing Dream Job”

http://www.theonion.com/article/economists-warn-new-graduates-may-have-tough-it-ou-50588

 

“Study Finds College Still More Worthwhile than Spending 4 Years Chained to Radiator”

http://www.theonion.com/article/study-finds-college-still-more-worthwhile-than-spe-36576

 

“Man Realizes He Only One of College Friends Falling Out of Touch”

http://www.theonion.com/article/man-realizes-he-only-one-of-college-friends-fallin-37185

 

 

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