The White Student Suing to Overthrow Affirmative Action Was Too Dumb to Get Into Her Chosen College

Tom Scocca · 03/20/13 04:30PM

Life is tough for white people in America. A few hundred years of presumed superiority have left many of them psychologically unable to deal with failure, trapped in a cycle of victimhood where their own shortcomings can only be understood as evidence of persecution against them. So we have Abigail Fisher, 23 years old, and the plaintiff in Fisher v. University of Texas, which is currently being weighed by the Supreme Court.

Desperate Pee Song Fails to Get Girl Into Harvard

Maureen O'Connor · 07/14/11 02:39PM

The hard-hearted dream-destroyers of Harvard's admissions office have spoken: Grace Oberhofer, the Washington teen who became a viral star begging to get off Harvard's waitlist, did not get into Harvard. Instead she will go to Tufts, where she will spend the next four years deflecting "safety school" jokes. [FlyByBlog, IvyGate]

JFK's Harvard and Princeton Applications Are Identical

Maureen O'Connor · 01/21/11 06:06PM

You know how, when you applied for college, you sent the same bromide "Why I want to go to _____ University" essay to every school, because all colleges are interchangeable anyway? Turns out John F. Kennedy thought so, too.