Stanford insults to serve up at Big Game

Everyone loves a classic rivalry. Batman vs. Superman. Coke vs. Pepsi. And, the holy grail of them all, Cal vs. Stanford. The snobs of Stanfurd may think that switching out the “o” for the “u” in their school’s name is a juvenile move, but as a “junior” university, the real
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Haas kids want more A’s

Not only do Berkeley business undergrads get to say they go to the esteemed Haas School of Business, but now, they may get the chance to boost the grades they get there too. Haas is starting a new grading policy that will boost the mean GPA of core classes to
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Deflating academic inequity

CAMPUS ISSUES: Contextual grading at UC Berkeley could be beneficial for many students, but only if the system takes a nuanced approach.

If implemented appropriately, contextualized grades may prove to be a major benefit to UC Berkeley students. Across the country, rampant grade inflation has cheapened the value of high letter grades, and while the campus has generally followed this trend, the average grade awarded to Berkeley students has been noticeably lower
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UC Berkeley may combat grade inflation through new system

UC Berkeley may change its transcripts to better contextualize student’s grades in an effort to combat grade inflation at other universities across the nation. If enacted, the policy would add information such as a student’s percentile rank and average course grade to students’ transcripts.
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