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Honor Code

Trust's Legacy: Davidson's Honor Code

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 03.15.2014 | College
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

Last March, after Davidson lost a first round game of the NCAA tournament to Marquette in the final seconds, our director of media affairs got a note from a man who identified himself simply as Jim: "I am a basketball fan deluxe: I love Minnesota and Duke and Butler -- and yesterday I became a Davidson fan for the rest of my life, too."

Why Do We Cut the Military So Much Slack?

David Macaray | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
David Macaray

Prospective jurors in a trial requiring testimony from policemen are usually asked if they think law enforcement officers are less apt to lie than are...

Set Yourself Free

Fadzo Shumba | Posted 12.10.2012 | Teen
Fadzo Shumba

Recently, I witnessed one of my peers in school taking his phone from a teacher's desk. I wondered what propelled him to do that. Is it hard to have integrity and adhere to a teacher's policies?

The Culture of Deceit

Patricia McGuire | Posted 11.26.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Politicians do it. Journalists do it. Even Harvard students do it. Dissembling, stonewalling and outright lies all pass for political discourse these days. The culture of deceit appears to be not only pervasive, but quite acceptable as a way of doing business.

Harvard, Know Thyself

Harry R. Lewis | Posted 11.17.2012 | College
Harry R. Lewis

A cheap and easy response to the "cheating scandal" would be for Harvard to protect its faculty by reserving blame for its students. We can hope that an open, honest, candid conversation about all this will happen at Harvard -- that would require real institutional courage.

Algebra, Zakaria and Lady Gaga

Patricia McGuire | Posted 10.20.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

As the Class of 2016 arrives on campus, my thoughts turn to algebra, Zakaria, and Lady Gaga -- shorthand for critical issues facing higher education today: What should our students learn? Will they learn enough about ethics? Who decides?

"Boy Crisis" in Education Is a Microcosm of Women's Lives

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Soraya Chemaly

You want more male teachers and educational environments that meet the needs of all types of students? I want fair pay, more female leaders and workplace and political environments that do the same thing.

West Point's Gay Culture: Gay, Lesbian Cadets Talk Of Army School's Vibrant Subculture

The New York Times | COREY KILGANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Code words, secret societies, covert meetings, fake identities: these are tools that a certain set of cadets learn here at the Uni...

Are Study Drugs A Form Of Cheating?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This semester, Wesleyan University took a firm stance on the use of pharmaceutical study aids, like Ritalin and Adderall, by students without a prescr...