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2011

  1. 1. Beloit College Mindset List http:// www.beloit.edu /~ pubaff /mindset
  2. 2. Beloit College Mindset List <ul><li>Our effort is to identify a worldview of 18 year-olds in the fall of 2007. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Beloit College Mindset List <ul><li>The &quot;Class of 2011&quot; refers to students entering college this year. They are generally 18 which suggests they were born in 1989. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>What Berlin wall? </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Humvees, minus the artillery, have always been available to the public. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Rush Limbaugh and the “Dittoheads” have always been lambasting liberals. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They have grown up with bottled water. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>General Motors has always been working on an electric car. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Nelson Mandela has always been free and a force in South Africa. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Pete Rose has never played baseball. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Rap music has always been mainstream. </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>“ Off the hook” has never had anything to do with a telephone. </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They were born the year Harvard Law Review editor Barack Obama announced he might run for office some day. </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>The NBA season has always gone on and on and on and on. </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Classmates could include > Michelle Wie, > Jordin Sparks, > & Bart Simpson. </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Half of them may have been members of the Baby-Sitters Club. </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Eastern Airlines has never “earned their wings” in their lifetime. </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>No one has ever been able to sit down comfortably to a meal of “liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.” </li></ul>
  19. 19. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Wal-Mart has always been a larger retailer than Sears and has always employed more workers than GM. </li></ul>
  20. 20. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Wolf Blitzer has always been serving up the news on CNN. </li></ul>
  21. 21. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Al Gore has always been running for president or thinking about it. </li></ul>
  22. 22. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Multigrain chips have always provided healthful junk food. </li></ul>
  23. 23. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They grew up in Wayne’s World. </li></ul>
  24. 24. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>U2 has always been more than a spy plane. </li></ul>
  25. 25. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They were introduced to Jack Nicholson as “The Joker.” </li></ul>
  26. 26. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Commercial product placements have been the norm in films and on TV. </li></ul>
  27. 27. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Fox has always been a major network. </li></ul>
  28. 28. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They drove their parents crazy with the Beavis and Butt-Head laugh. </li></ul>
  29. 29. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>The “Blue Man Group” has always been everywhere. </li></ul>
  30. 30. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Thanks to MySpace and Facebook, autobiography can happen in real time. </li></ul>
  31. 31. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They learned about JFK from Oliver Stone and Malcolm X from Spike Lee. </li></ul>
  32. 32. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Tiananmen Square is a 2008 Olympics venue, not the scene of a massacre </li></ul>
  33. 33. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>MTV has never featured music videos. </li></ul>
  34. 34. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>Jerry Springer has always been lowering the level of discourse on TV. </li></ul>
  35. 35. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They get much more information from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert than from the newspaper. </li></ul>
  36. 36. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They’re always texting </li></ul><ul><li>1 n other. </li></ul>
  37. 37. The Class of 2011 <ul><li>They never saw Johnny Carson live on television. </li></ul>
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