8 Things That Couldn't Survive Without Colleges


Not a bad 2-a.m.-over-a-bottle-of-wine discussion, eh? What parts of society would die if colleges and universities disappeared?

Liz O’Neill puts out a not-so-serious list in The Huffington Post and gives a few reasons.I have to say that a few haven’t changed from my college days in the 80s, and some must be brand new.

I’ve added a few of my own. What are yours?

Here’s the bare-bones list:

  1. Interstate Bus Lines
  2. The MLA
  3. The People Who Make Women’s Sportswear with Words Across the Butt
  4. Lanyard Suppliers
  5. Squirrels
  6. Registrars
  7. Certain Ping Pong Ball Manufacturers
  8. Starbucks
  9. Hacky Sacks
  10. Frisbees
  11. Domino’s Pizza
  12. The Dalai Lama

Read the full feature here.