Every year, Beloit College in Beloit, Wis., releases its Mindset List to give a snapshot of the worldview of the incoming freshmen class. Here's the list for the Class of 2014:

Most students entering college for the first time this fall members of the Class of 2014 were born in 1992. For these students, Benny Hill, Sam Kinison, Sam Walton, Burt Parks, and Tony Perkins have always been dead.

1. Few in the class know how to write in cursive.

2. eMail is just too slow, and they seldom if ever use snail mail.

3. "Go west, young college grad," has always implied "and...

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