Philosophy Memes For the Deep Thinkers of the Internet

I am a college dropout. And I get a lot of shit for it. It’s terribly hard to get hired, which is why I’m still working here. But people also assume that I’m lazy, stupid, or that my priorities are out of whack. The truth is that I love learning, but I hate being told …
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College Student Gets Applauded For Organizing «Hoe Union» To Stay Safe At Parties

We can hide behind the lofty claims of employability prospects and intellectual stimulation all we like, but the fact remains: many wide-eyed eighteen year olds look forward to college as an opportunity to party. There’s no hiding that many higher education institutions are propped up by the fact that their prospective students want to let …
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Students Stumble Upon Syllabus For Fanfic Class, Prompting Celebration Of “Tumblr University”

Picture the scene. It’s 2014, and you’re an awkward high school freshman with a heavy Tumblr habit. You’re sitting in your room, adorned with decor that reveals your Harry Potter house and a dedication to the SuperWhoLock fandoms. A well-thumbed copy of The Fault In Our Stars lies on the bedside table. You’re at your …
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Pissed-Off Professor’s Rant To Students Wins Admiration Of The Internet

Higher education can be a drag. The extortionate fees that you have to pay for the pleasure of being a student may be bad, but dealing with students en masse as a teacher can be even worse. Exasperated with long term times and overloaded with work, it’s a wonder how many educators manage not to …
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Student Worries About Professor Disbelieving Their Father Dying, Revealing Toxic Culture Around Grief In College

College is not an easy thing to get through at the best of times. Being expected to learn how to be an adult while dealing with the trials and tribulations of your early twenties is always a rollercoaster, and trying to get a degree in the middle of it can make things even worse. The …
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Students Stumble Upon Syllabus For Fanfic Class, Prompt Celebration Of “Tumblr University”

Picture the scene. It’s 2014, and you’re an awkward high school freshman with a heavy Tumblr habit. You’re sitting in your room, adorned with decor that reveals your Harry Potter house and a dedication to the SuperWhoLock fandoms. A well-thumbed copy of The Fault In Our Stars lies on the bedside table. You’re at your …
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Confounding Find In Dorm Shower Cubicle Prompts Hilarious Response

College can be a very strange time. When you put a large group of eighteen year olds together and give them their first taste of independence, it’s inevitable that some questionable things are about to happen.  If the popular portrayal of college life is anything to go by, this involves more than its fair share …
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Student Worries About Professor Disbelieving Their Dad Dying, Reveals Toxic Culture Around Grief In College

College is not an easy thing to get through at the best of times. Being expected to learn how to be an adult while dealing with the trials and tribulations of your early twenties is always a rollercoaster, and trying to get a degree in the middle of it can make things even worse. The …
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