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Part VIII: Diary of a Cheater (intercepted by Frances Lauten)

Part VIII: Diary of a Cheater (intercepted by Frances Lauten)

December 14, 2011
Filed under Cheating / Plagiarism, Features

By Frances Lauten | Staff Writer | December 14, 2011 Cheating is rampant at Dos Pueblos. One anonymous student reflects on her bad habits. There is nothing more false than an A, at least for me. I first cheated in seventh grade on an English test. To tell the truth, before that da... Read more »

Cheating Series VII: Teachers’ perspective on cheating

Cheating Series VII: Teachers’ perspective on cheating

December 14, 2011
Filed under Cheating / Plagiarism, Features

By Madison Griggs | Entertainment Co-editor | December 14, 2011 When you think of cheaters, you think of low-life thugs and juvenile delinquents right? You see them copying homework during math class but it doesnt really affect you. You watch from afar as they head down the wrong path and m... Read more »

Cheating Series V: Unveiling the myths of cheating consequences

By Editorial Board
December 9, 2011
Filed under Cheating / Plagiarism, Features

By Tiana Raihn| Editor-in-Chief| December 8, 2011 There are multiple myths about cheating and the consequences it comes with. Here are few of them that are countered. Myth: You will get expelled for cheating. Truth: There are 1st offenses, 2nd offenses, and additional offenses. After a studen... Read more »

Grade inflation: The latest fad in academics

Grade inflation: The latest fad in academics

By Haley Peterson
December 8, 2011
Filed under Cheating / Plagiarism, Features

Haley Peterson | Features Editor | December 8, 2011 His heart raced, his stomach dropped. His fingers twitched, and sweat beaded along his brow. The time had finally come. Apprehension was in the forefront of his mind. “Should I do it? I’ve done everything I possibly could, but what if it’s not enough?” All it wou... Read more »

Cheating Series III: Impact on those who choose not to cheat

Cheating Series III: Impact on those who choose not to cheat

By Malika Agrawal
December 7, 2011
Filed under Cheating / Plagiarism, Opinion

By Malika Agrawal | Staff Writer | December 6, 2011 Cheating is one of the most selfish acts a person can commit. Whether it’s cheating in a relationship or cheating on a test, cheating in general is a detriment to all of those that are not involved. Last year, I was one of the few people in my AP Wo... Read more »

Cheating Series Part II: Students feeling heat to cheat

Cheating Series Part II: Students feeling heat to cheat

December 2, 2011
Filed under Cheating / Plagiarism, Features

By Kelvin Noronha | Staff | December 2, 2011 With fiercely competitive colleges admissions and the prospect of successful careers looming ever closer, high school students are under increasing pressure to do whatever it takes to succeed. And though the decision whether to cheat, plagiarize, or cut co... Read more »

Turn it in…or not?

By Sarah O'Hara
December 1, 2011
Filed under Cheating / Plagiarism, News

By Sarah O’Hara | Staff | December 1, 2011 Next year, students at Dos Pueblos may not be faced with an assignment that is needed to be turned in to Turnitin.com. In the coming school year Dos Pueblos will not be using Turnitin.com because of the increase in prices. Now schools will only be a... Read more »

Cheating Series Part I: looking back to look forward

Cheating Series Part I: looking back to look forward

November 22, 2011
Filed under Cheating / Plagiarism, Features

By Vanessa Massel | Opinion Editor | November 22, 2011 “Were you offered money to change your grade?” asked the police detective. It was first week of school and last year's sophomores were adjusting to life as juniors--meeting new teachers, checking out textbooks, and getting back in... Read more »

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