Did U.S. colleges really expel up to 8,000 Chinese students for poor grades, cheating?

Maybe not, but it’s a new meme circulating in the media, without serious verification

Here’s yet another example of sloppy math in the media. Based on one report by an education consulting agency, the media in China and America a couple of weeks ago trumpeted that US universities had expelled up to 8,000 Chinese students for poor grades and/or cheating over the past three …

The sad thing is that these bills are now selling for a fairly decent whack on eBay. Far more than they were worth ever in the real world. Also: don't the rock formations kinda remind you of the Giant Pile Of Shit in the original Jurassic Park?