backchannel: how do you know if someone is in college?

Answer:  they’ll tell you.

/r/vandwellers is chock-full of this noise:

>How hard is it to do vanlife as a university student?

Well, future elite/degreed Ruler Of The Universe, you could search to find the hundreds of times it’s come up in the subreddit before, or read a famous book about it.

This does nothing to  dilute my cynicism about the future of America.