Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2011

1. What Berlin wall?
35. Stadiums, rock tours and sporting events have always had corporate names.
43. Being a latchkey kid has never been a big deal.
53. Tiananmen Square is a 2008 Olympics venue, not the scene of a massacre.
55. MTV has never featured music videos.
66. The World Wide Web has been an online tool since they were born. —Beloit College

Which ones struck you the most? #66 really blew me away — though CERN didn’t actually open up the WWW to the general public as a free service until 1993. (I was taking a non-credit humanities computing class that summer, and one week the guest lecturer gave a demo of this new piece of software — a “web browser” called Mosaic.)