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Never before has any headline been more deserving of EW’s “Signs of the Apocalypse” category tag.
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Now THIS is an April Fools headline if I ever saw one!
I sure hope so… Who in their right mind would pay that much to hear a dumb nut talk about nothing important in life?
Apparently it’s not a joke because I just read it in today’s paper. This is absolutely absurd. I’m not sure she even has a high school diploma.
How I wish this was a joke.
Not a joke. If I were the parent of a Rutgers student I would demand my money back. The money to pay her came from a “mandatory student activity fee”.
This can’t be real. Why would ANY school pay Snooki to speak??? I can just hear the speech now…”hey students, get on out there and find yourself a juicehead and smush!” Unreal.
I hope she produces enough “Dear God, I really have to study so I don’t end up like that!” motivation to make it worth the $$.
HAHA! Good point, man.
Why? Wake up every morning to work a job that you have no interest in, simply to make enough money to barely feed and clothe your family. Vs. Tan, drink and sleep around all day.
That’s a no brainer. Society making us believe a college education is a sound investment is the real joke here.
I know, right? End up like “that.”
“that” = getting paid $32,000 to speak at Rutgers.
But you forget that an element of luck had something to do with her being chosen to be on Jersey Shore. Not all graduates will be “lucky” enough to get chosen to be on a reality show and then get paid $32,000 to speak.
And what about the others who aren’t as “fortunate” as Snooki?
Yea, what the above poster said. They should do what Vinny did, while you are waiting to “luck out” in the meantime go to college.
Please keep thinking that. I will need someone to do my laundry and fix my plumbing when you realize that she is part of a .0001% minority that gets paid money to do nothing productive for society.
Yep. She’s the poster child for what happens when you don’t have any education. The disgusting part is that she was paid more than a lot of college graduates make in a year, so why bother to get a degree?
She’s already spoken at Wake Forest University – don’t know how much she was paid. Really wish this were an April Fools’ Joke.
Not at commencement but as part of a show with a comedian. She was definitely there as “entertainment” not “speaker.”
No really EW, this is an April Fool’s joke right? If its not, I’m not sure what to way other than “What….the FU.CK?”
banana you took the words right out of my mouth.
Relax, what this “article” doesnt mention is that it was most likely paid for by the student union, meaning the University did not choose her to speak, rather representatives voted on by the student population chose her. Not saying I agree with it (i don’t and think its a horrible waste of money) but it wasnt up to Rutgers
Mike..Like I mentioned above. Her fee was paid out of the “mandatory student activity fee” fund.
That go’s2 show you that something is wrong with this country.
Snooki can speak?
haters – snooki rules
Her topic will be “How to Succeed In Life By Making An A** Out Of Yourself”
Well spotted Kate Ward.
Odd that they’re paying her. Usually YOU have to pay when you visit somewhere you’ve never been.
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