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|4 days 5 hours ago||Thanks, I'm pretty decent at||
Thanks, I'm pretty decent at teaching myself stuff, its just gonna come down to deciding if I think I can put in the time required. After this thread, I'm leaning towards maybe waiting a semester til after I've taken 217 and Spanish, but we'll see.
|4 days 5 hours ago||Haha yeah, I was pleasantly||
Haha yeah, I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of feedback this got (and how quickly it came in).
|4 days 6 hours ago||Thanks, I've actually heard||
Thanks, I've actually heard similar things about 217 as 280 (sort of a mix between it wasn't that bad and wow it was really hard), so hopefully if I put in enough work, I'll be fine.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Yeah, I'm not looking forward||
Yeah, I'm not looking forward to it. Luckily, since its only a prereq for stats, I can actually take it P/F, so assuming I pass it, it won't be a GPA killer. But I haven't had too much experience with proof based classes (I haven't actually taken a calc class at michigan, I took Calc BC and Calc 3 in high school), so I know I'm going to have to put in work.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Thanks for the info, if I end||
Thanks for the info, if I end up taking it, I'll look into him. Although the time his classes are offered might have an impact too, but thanks.
|4 days 6 hours ago||I'm in LSA, so I don't really||
I'm in LSA, so I don't really have much experience, but I have heard IOE commonly referred to as IOEasy (no disrespect to IOE majors, I've heard LS&Play too) so based off of that, you seem to be right. But I could be wrong.
|4 days 6 hours ago||EECS 183 is called Elementary||
EECS 183 is called Elementary Programming Concepts and EECS 280 is called Programming and Introductory Data Structures. 183 was majority C++, but for the final project we did, we used Python, HTML, and CSS too (we had to design a website). I think 280 is C++ also, but I'm not positive.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Thanks. Yeah, with 183 this||
Thanks. Yeah, with 183 this year, the one thing that sort of annoyed me was how the two exams were worth so much compared to the projects. (each exam was 25% of your grade, while each project was 5% and the final project was 10%)
|4 days 6 hours ago||Alright, was the grading more||
Alright, was the grading more exam based or project based? Or mixed? I guess the one thing that sort of annoyed me about 183 was that 50% of your final grade came from 2 exams, while the 5 projects plus the final project together, which was all the coding you did and pretty much the most time consuming part of the class, was only like 35%.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Alright, taking 183 this||
Alright, taking 183 this semester, I felt like the class wasn't particularly difficult, just more time consuming than most of my previous classes. Although the first exam was pretty tough. But thanks, I seem to be getting the vibe that its sort of one of those classes that's either you're a coder or you're not, and this class will probably tell you which category you fall into.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Alright, thanks a lot. So||
Alright, thanks a lot. So far, I'm sort of on the fence. I liked coding, and i would say I sort of had a knack for it, but I'm not sure if I love it, if that makes sense. And yeah, if I ended up taking 280, I would probably put off spanish for another semester.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Quote from Danny Brown's verse||
"Cough up a line, 313 where I'm from/ Xan got me crosseyed like Bernstein's son"
Favorite line of the track.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||(No subject)||
|38 weeks 3 days ago||Whoops||
Whoops, mods delete this please...
|38 weeks 3 days ago||Whoops, I had it linked right||
Whoops, I had it linked right in the first paragraph, but missed the second time, thanks.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah, one of his videos is||
Yeah, one of his videos is the most upvoted video ever on all of reddit.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||I think Mercer's center was||
I think Mercer's center was out with a concussion if I remember correctly.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||"On the evening of||
"On the evening of December..."
|38 weeks 3 days ago||Bass to Mouth?||
Bass to Mouth?
|38 weeks 3 days ago||Yes||
Yeah, any following games are at MSG.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||Best Part||
Best part was the scene of the Belmont player mouthing "We're Belmont, man" while watching it all happen.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||Still a money decision||
After reading this article, I still think this is mostly a money decision. The University saw that there was probably going to be a sharp decrease in demand with next year's schedule if they continued to keep the prices the same (which I doubt was ever seriously on the table), so they needed to make a reason for students to pay that high face value price. Is it better than last year's system? Probably, but I still doubt the leading decision to make this change was student satisfaction.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||$95?||
$95? Like the other reply said, you must have no experience with the student ticket market (which is understandable), but honestly, I doubt even regular tickets were fetching that much (except ND). The secondary market for student tickets is not even close to that. If you were patient last year, you could have very easily gotten every ticket outside of ND/OHIO for no more than $10, and even Ohio was going for face value with it being spring break. $42 isn't completely unreasonable, but for next year, when I can just as easily get them for under 100$ from other students, it's not realistic.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||Not applicable||
Not a terrible change, but the seating is irrelevant to me because the important part of that article is that they will be continuing to charge $300 for the sorry slate of games they have lined up next year. Fat chance I'll pay that.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||Disagree||
I disagree with this point, mainly because the facts don't back this up at all. This might have been the case a couple years ago, but student ticket statistics for the year are available here (http://www.mgoblue.com/tickets/students-bkm-season-plan.html) and looking at that table, if the lower student section was doubled to 1200 students, EVERY game (except the break games, but INCLUDING the exhibition games) would have filled that student section up. In fact, every game had at least 1500 students, and every big ten game was at or near the 2000 mark.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks||
Thanks, and don't get me wrong, I'm all for adding students to the lower bowl, at LEAST I would hope giving students the seats behind each basket. I'm just trying to get at why it hasn't happened so far. I would hope by next year (but more realistically two years), something can be done to add students to the lower bowl as our program solidifies itself.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||Problem||
One problem with this unfortunately is the setup of Crisler, mainly the giant tunnel behind one of the backboards that opponents always seem to be shooting at during the second half.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||Could be wrong||
I could be wrong, but I think I've heard somewhere that the Hockey section has either no or a different affiliation with the university/sport allowing for more "colorful" cheers.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||Question||
Really? I'm just wondering what games you're talking about because I've been to every game this year with the exception of Nebraska, and ignoring the exhibition/break games, the lower sections have been filled by tip-off in every game. The upper bowl section can vary, but remember, just because there are empty seats doesn't mean there are students not showing up, because many students may have chose not to claim a ticket that game.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||Devil's Advocate||
I'm a student right now, and while this seems to be the huge consesus all around campus and on this board, I don't think it's entirely Brandon being Brandon like people claim it is. In defense of the Athletic Department, let's remember just two years ago, Basketball was not exactly a marquee sport here for students. I mean, yeah, there would be a few big games each year, but there certainly weren't enough kids going to every game that people were crying foul. It wasn't until this current year that the student section REALLY took off.
I agree that at this point, if we want to have a top student section atmosphere, that more lower bowl seats is definitley necessary, but I don't think it's fair to expect the Athletic Department to completely redo the entire seating arrangement based of a one and a half year influx from what ive seen to be a pretty fair-weather fan base. If we (the students) want more lower bowl seats, I think it would be fair to keep up this attendance and prove we deserve them for at least two to three years.