University of Rochester

EVENT: The Onion Comes to the University of Rochester

September 19, 2013

WHO: Staffers of The Onion, a satirical newspaper with more than 7 million monthly readers in print and online, will give Rochester a glimpse of the writer's room.

DATE, TIME, PLACE: Thursday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m., in Strong Auditorium, located on the University of Rochester River Campus.

WHAT: Two members of The Onion staff will give the audience a behind the scenes look at "America's Finest News Source," walking the audience through the history of the satirical news monolith and The Onion's most famous headlines.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Media interested in covering the event can call Caitlin Mack at 802.999.5191 or email for more information.