Feeling old yet?

Every year, Beloit College releases their “Mindset List” for the incoming college class.
Here are 14 items from this year’s list.


Most students entering college this fall were born in 1987.

2. They don’t remember when ‘cut and paste’ involved scissors.
4. Wayne Gretzky never played for Edmonton.
8. They never had the fun of being thrown into the back of a station wagon with six others.
9. Iran and Iraq have never been at war with each other.
10. They are more familiar with Greg Gumbel than with Bryant Gumbel.
15. Jimmy Swaggart and Jim Bakker have never preached on television.
19. Condoms have always been advertised on television.
29. The Starship Enterprise has always looked dated.
37. They have grown up in a single superpower world.
41. Les Miserables has always been on stage.
53. They do not remember “a kinder and gentler nation.”
54. They never saw the shuttle Challenger fly.
58. They never saw Pat Sajak or Arsenio Hall host a late night television show.
75. They have always been challenged to distinguish between news and entertainment on cable TV.

The rest are listed here

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