The class of students entering college this month is the first post-Cold War class, according to the Beloit College Mindset List, a compilation of the events, technology, people and social trends that shaped the incoming crop of freshmen.
Mindset List here
imo, some interesting ones:
1. What Berlin wall?
4. They never “rolled down” a car window.
9. Nelson Mandela has always been free and a force in South Africa.
53. Tiananmen Square is a 2008 Olympics venue, not the scene of a massacre.
what other events in history have affected your life that "kids today" haven't experienced?
i imagine BUN and TomR would say Kent State.