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Administrators Take Steps To Deal With Grade Inflation At BC

By: David Cote and Andrew Skaras

Starting during the Vietnam War, average grades at universities nationwide began to climb steadily, a trend that has not stopped since. At the time, professors were unwilling to give students low grades, as a poor GPA could jeopardize their military exemption status and result in their being sent to fight and possibly die overseas.

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Editor’s Diary

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavallo, & Dan Siering

With our time as arts editors rapidly coming to its conclusion, we decided to do a little experiment and track our interactions with pop culture over the course of a week. Below are the results, which include a fair share of Rick Ross, some Teen Mom, and a whole lot of indulgent food.

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The Future Of Nostalgia

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavallo, and Dan Siering

WITH HALLOWEEN APPROACHING, SO TOO DO VIEWINGS OF ‘THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW,’ WHICH GOT US THINKING: WHAT, FROM OUR GENERATION, WILL BE THE CULT CLASSICS OF THE FUTURE?

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How Rock Fought For Its Survival

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavallo, Dan Siering

Rock and roll is a dying breed. There’s no sidestepping that uncomfortably disheartening reality. Record stores are all but missing from both small towns and major cities. Albums aren’t selling like they used to, and touring acts are playing to half-full rooms-bygone conclusions, we know, but important to note nonetheless.

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Mapping Out The Summer

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavallo, Dan Siering, & Chris Marino

This is it, folks, we’re in the home stretch. Summer is almost within our grasps. We’ve been so consumed with finals and projects that it’s entirely possible that pop culture goings on have completely missed our radar. The new season of Game of Thrones is already several episodes deep, but if you’ve been keeping up with your studies, it’s likely you haven’t been keeping up with the Lannisters.

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