Monthly Archives: February 2014

My students had better not cheat!






Apparently, “Academic Crimes” are a real thing in Connecticut. A student who commits them can be charged with a Class B Misdemeanor which includes up to 6 months imprisonment or up to $1000 in fines. [Clicking on the image will take you to the legal specifics.] Of course, our Wesleyan Honor Code should prevent this…

Boduszynski and Fabbe on democratic decline in Egypt and Turkey






Democracy’s dangerous decline in Egypt and Turkey – CSMonitor.com. The US can no longer afford to remain mute on the erosion of freedom in these two key Mideast powers. While certain interests may tempt Washington to emphasize stability over democracy, this is a mistake. A look to Russia shows the fallacies of engaging with autocratic regimes.