Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the ethnic Chechen Russian immigrant who conspired with his brother to bomb the Boston Marathon, was naturalized as a U.S. citizen on Sept. 11, 2012, but flunked “Intro to American Politics”–along with six other classes–at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, according to the New York Times.
Despite flunking seven classes, Tsarnaev was reportedly in his sophomore year at the taxpayer-funded university when he and his brother plotted to murder masses of innocent people at the Boston Marathon.

“According to a university transcript reviewed by The New York Times, he was failing many of his classes,” the Times reported in a story posted on Friday. “The transcript shows him receiving seven failing grades over three semesters, including F’s in Principles of Modern Chemistry, Intro to American Politics and Chemistry and the Environment.”

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