February 3, 2013
WHICH GETS TWO THINGS RIGHT...:
Harvard cheating punishment seen as fair (O'Ryan Johnson, 2/02/13, Boston Herald)
Banished from the cushy ivory tower, scores of cheating Harvard students were sentenced to six months' hard time in the real world before they can re-apply to the prestigious university.The punishment came down on 60 crimson students ordered to "withdraw" -- a forced break that can only be absolved after the ousted undergrads hold "a full-time, paid, non-academic job in a non-family situation" for at least half a year, dean of the faculty of arts and sciences Michael D. Smith wrote in an email yesterday. After that, the dean added, Harvard will consider letting the students back on campus.
First, that work is punishment. Second, that college isn't preparation for work. At best, vice versa.
Posted by Orrin Judd at February 3, 2013 8:12 AM