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Advising program: Is it time for a change?

Assistant Editor Mykaela Cross acknowledges the reliance students have on their academic advisors. She challenges peers to keep track of their own path, not completely relying on their advisors to light the path.

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The unwritten rules of Baker University

Every group or social setting has rules and standards that cannot be broken. Columnist Lauren Freking lists the top nine unspoken rules of Baker.

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Editorial: Don't rely on 'mom friends' this spring break

The Baker Editorial Board wants everyone to be safe this upcoming spring break. Have fun, but try not to rely on your Baker mom. Take responsibility for your behavior.

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You can't be friends with a black girl?

Multimedia Editor Dory Smith shares her thoughts on biracial friendships.

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Coming soon: an enrollment headache

Assistant News Editor Whitney Silkey discusses the frustrations and obstacles that come with BU course enrollment, including system failure and not being able to add a course in time.

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Millennials suffer from phantom vibration syndrome

Ever have the feeling that your phone is vibrating, but when you look down, there’s nothing there? Staff Writer Abie Roorda does some research into phantom vibration syndrome.

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Professors and students share responsibility for grade inflation

Recent studies suggest a constant rise in students' grade-point averages since the 1960s, but the underlying question relates to who is at fault: students or professors? Pressure may now be on both parties to find the balance between easy courses and continued academic success.

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A coffee a day keeps retirement away

Columnist Lauren Freking shares her thoughts about the amount of money millennials spend on coffee and its effect on retirement funds.

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Millennials face less prosperous financial future

Columnist Lauren Freking discusses research showing that most of today’s college students are unlikely to make more money than their parents.

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