While you talk with your students having
if you want to generously forgive some of them, and decide to regrade their grads, then just e-mail me by the end of April.
Yes, of course they have been contacting me, basically saying they had no idea that plagiarism (while not admitting to knowingly doing so) isn't ok and that I should change their grade. And this is only Friday and I don't teach on Fridays. I'm sure I'm in for all kinds of fun come Monday when I'll be rolling into school and it's the last possible day to change grades...
So I'm a newbie to being 100% responsible for grades, but the impression I've gotten all around is that I'm in the wrong for failing students, not that they're in the wrong for plagiarizing work. I should just look the other way. It's wonderful.
Aside from the sad part of being a university teacher, here's a waterfall!