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Academic integrity suffers in age of COVID-19, distance learning

Students are able to utilize various applications to cheat (and violate academic integrity) during the hybrid model and distance learning. This inhibits students’ understanding of material and falsely represents their mastery in a concept.
Graphic by Julia Herlyn ’23
October 25, 2020

In 2020, information is at the tips of our fingers. With the simple click of a button, a student can easily find formulas, tutorials, translations and summaries that can serve as blessings at some times,...

Teachers prevent online cheating by changing assessments

Teachers prevent online cheating by changing assessments
October 13, 2020

It can always be a challenge to ensure students uphold the honor code as they take tests. This year, as half of the student body is working online at any given time, it has become increasingly difficult...

Houston Astros’ cheating scandal enrages baseball community, sets bad example for fans

 After news broke that the Astros were found guilty of stealing signs during their 2017 and 2019 seasons, the team has been hated by fans from all over the country.
March 23, 2020

As I watched Jose Altuve hit a monstrous walk-off home run to send the Houston Astros to the World Series and beat the New York Yankees during game six of the 2019 ALCS, I was heartbroken. Although it...

Dozens of people arrested in alleged college admissions scam

Dozens of people arrested in alleged college admissions scam
March 13, 2019

Emily Stone '20 Over four dozen people, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, have been charged in a nationwide college admission cheating scandal based off of evidence released by...

Tom Brady deserves his punishment

Tom Brady deserves his punishment
May 13, 2015

Following the recent conclusion of the “Deflategate” scandal, many football fans, specifically those who support the New England Patriots, have been left questioning the punishments dealt to the Patriots...

Taking Tests In The Age of The Internet: Cheating Becomes More Prevalent

Photo by Madeline Hardy '11
May 18, 2010

Rachel Guetta '13 and Constance Chien '10 Opinions Editor and Staff Writer   All it took were a few keywords on Google, a click, and a download. The AP Environmental final...

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