Dreaming the Impossible Dream: Weirdness and the University of Chicago

Rebecca Schuman, education columnist for Slate, takes a look at kids these days. “The helicopter generation has gone to college,” she wails, “and the results might be tragic for us all.”

I confess I started skimming at this point. But this certainly caught my eye:

I do not want to live in a world where the University of Chicago is considered “weird,” and nobody else should either.

I hear you, Rebecca Schuman!

Except, well… this.

And this.

And of course this.

So maybe we just wallow in the weirdness for a while?

Onward. Weirdly upward.

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