Tag: honor code

Director Of Academic Integrity Discusses Cheating

Why it happens and how to prevent it BY SANJANA RAGHAVAN STAFF WRITER How is cheating like running a red light? “[If you] run a red light, it’s not malicious, but you still have to pay the ticket,” said Dr. LaShonda…

Letter to the Editor

BY DR. LASHONDA ANTHONY On September 17th, Fourth Estate published a letter from an anonymous contributor entitled “Cheating is Not Immoral.”  It would be easy to see my role and assume that I am writing with expected responses such as…

Laziness, Desperation or Something Else?

  How Mason students feel about cheating on homework and tests BY SANJANA RAGHAVAN, STAFF WRITER Editor’s Note: All names in this article have been changed to protect the sources’ privacy. Every semester, Mason professors warn their students not to…

Students lobby for changes to computer science honor policies

A group of students are lobbying Mason to make changes to the Computer Science department’s honor policy, which they see as inhibiting teamwork and collaboration. “The bar is too low for professors in the Computer Science department in the Volgenau…