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If a Tree Falls in the Quad... and Other Philosophical BC Thoughts

There are many deep, philosophical questions about Boston College that its busy students don't often have time to ponder. Many of these questions are more important than one cares to admit, but each should be analyzed and contemplated individually. Take a look and see if you can come up with some solutions yourself.

If Lyons photobombs a photo of Gasson, is it still a Gassongram?

Photo courtesy of Boston College / Facebook

Photo courtesy of Boston College / Facebook

If a freshman has enough AP credits to graduate in three years, is he/she still a freshman?

If the Chocolate Bar runs out of chocolate, is it still the Chocolate Bar?

If a freshman comes from England, does he/she gain the freshman fifteen in pounds or kilograms?

If Late Night is open until 2 a.m., shouldn’t it be called “early morning?”

If TransLoc functions properly, is it still TransLoc?

What is reading for pleasure?

Does Rubinoff contain actual paint thinner, or is that just artificial flavoring?

Is the “next episode” button on Netflix meant to be a test of willpower?

Photo courtesy of Global Panorama / Flickr

Photo courtesy of Global Panorama / Flickr

If you wear sneakers to class, will people think you went to the Plex?

Is it a coincidence that there are 24 hours in a day and 24 beers in a case?

Why cry over spilled milk when it could have been an Orgo exam?

Who is the man behind the (Baldwin) mask?

If a tree falls in the quad on a Sunday morning, does it make a sound?

Is a day spent watching movies a day wasted, or well spent?

If you need a soul to go to heaven, where do CSOM students go when they die?

What happens if the BC bubble pops?

Why don’t people just call the “walk of shame” the “strut of success?”

Photo courtesy of Anthony Golden / Gavel Media

Photo courtesy of Anthony Golden / Gavel Media

Is there anything really “natural” about Natty Light?

They say that a rolling stone gathers no moss, but what about a freshman that trips down the Million Dollar Stairs?

If you can’t find a source to back up the main points of your essay, can you just edit Wikipedia?

“Tell me how you really feel.” Are these the words of a psych major or a communication major?

Why did Baldwin cross the road?

If someone here is considered a 10, is it on a scale of hotness or pH?

Why do you use your #2 pencil on a Scantron instead of your #1?


What do you have to do to have 66 Comm Ave. and/or 90 St. Thomas More named after you?

How many work orders does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Does the Boston alphabet contain R’s?

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Mod? (Just kidding, that’s vile.)

I'll pack my favorite red slippers when I become an astronaut. Colored pencil enthusiast, mother of parasites, part-time pilot. Runs in large circles and obsesses over dogs.