Like after a hurricane, students who go into treatment for mental health issues and come out the other end successfully are left to pick up the pieces after the damage has been done. The question then comes: What should or can the University do to alleviate the problems that arrive as a result of this process?
The last few weeks of each semester are laden with stress for everyone—more so than the already stressful, typical week in the life of a Washington University student.
The more stitches, the less riches,” declares Aldous Huxley in his novel, “Brave New World.” Instead of fixing old items, citizens of the World State are encouraged to buy new ones instead. This aptly describes the ongoing dilemma with public education and one solution that has begun popping up.
At Monday’s Controversy n’ Coffee forum, “Am I cheating? A special forum on academic integrity,” Dean Dirk Killen said that every year the College of Arts & Sciences hears about 20-25 honor code violations.
If I’ve learned anything at Wash. U., it’s that the casual advice, the kind you don’t even know you need, is often also the most valuable.
I would like to start this article with a disclaimer: Since I am in Writing 1 this semester, my articles will become so tightly wound, so potent, so descriptive…that it may blow your mind. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK! My New Year’s resolution: get straight As, but, you know, with variety, maybe an A- here […]
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