American Education: Dystopia in the Making

            The purpose of this course is to reveal the similarities between fictional dystopian worlds and our own constantly evolving society. It is always frightening to discover that the foundations of a dystopian society already find their homes in the basis of our societal structures without much notice from the public. Continue reading

The Hell Labeled “Higher Education”

High School students, with intentions on going to college, complete their senior year in hopes for new beginnings. They hope to learn more about their craft, themselves, make lifetime memories with strangers, gain freedom, and grow (in all senses of the word.) However, no college pamphlet a teenager receives can Continue reading

Dystopian elements in Higher Education

Education is not only a means to enlighten us especially with the different education systems present in different places throughout the world but also a means to provide oncoming generations with a better and brighter future through making them well equipped and skilled for various professions and life in general. Continue reading

Dystopia Defined In Just 19 Words

Xavier University, Secondary education, and America’s system is a lot of things, but a dystopia is not one. My university along with other institutions of higher learning aren’t dystopias. Based on our evolving definition of a dystopia, I would just say it is just corrupted. A dystopia based on our class’ Continue reading

College is A Dystopia…Unless…No…Kinda?

The Western higher education system is fairly dystopian in nature. Several themes that pervade dystopian literature like 1984 are present in the ways that colleges and universities operate throughout the country. While these dystopian elements are not as strictly imposed as one would thinkMuch like the society of 1984, college Continue reading

Double Take

Dystopia’s Blog Post:             I would not necessarily call our university a dystopia We essentially chose to come here We are supposedto have a voice here on campus  One can leave whenever they please, it is technically its’ own world After further review of other replies, I forgot to include the fact Continue reading