University of Rochester

EVENT: The Onion Gives University of Rochester Students A Lesson on American History

February 11, 2009

WHO: The editors and staff of the The Onion, a satirical weekly newspaper, will be in Rochester to give their presentation on "A Hundred Years of Headlines: American History According to The Onion.

TIME, DATE, PLACE: 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, Strong Auditorium

WHAT: Dubbed by The New Yorker as "arguably the most popular humor periodical in world history," The Onion is distributed in cities throughout the country, boasting a weekly readership of more than three million people.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Media interested in covering the event can call Melissa Greco Lopes at 585.276.3693 or email mgrecolo@ur.rochester.edu for more information.




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