Category: College of General Studies

As a teacher, I know plagiarism when I see it

The Guardian By Joelle Renstrom, College of General Studies As a writing teacher at Boston University I can usually detect plagiarism. When you read someone’s writing week after week, sometimes all it takes is a suspiciously elegant turn of phrase or a sophisticated syntactical structure to raise a red flag… View full article by expert […]

A Crazy Week in Politics

WGBH “Greater Boston” Tom Whalen, College of General Studies It was high drama in Congress, as house democrats staged all night sit in, demanding action on gun control legislation they say is being held up by the republicans. The majority party, the republicans, controls the video feed and turned it off… View full article and […]

LewandOUSTED: What Trump’s Shakeup Means

LifeZette Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Donald Trump’s steadfast commitment to campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, which held firm through months of criticism of Lewandowski’s management style and lack of political experience, could not withstand the mounting pressure on Trump to make a real pivot to a more advanced general election effort… Expert quote: “Really, the campaign […]

CIA’s ominous outlook on ISIS could aid Donald Trump

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies The CIA chief’s grim report on the state of ISIS — including the warning that terrorist operatives are planning to sneak in through the wave of Syrian refugees and that Libya has become the group’s “most dangerous” stronghold — could help Donald Trump’s campaign, which has called […]