The Spectrum

Students Seek Clarifying Communication of Definition, Consequences

Students Seek Clarifying Communication of Definition, Consequences

Sara Richardson, Arts and Culture Editor

November 8, 2019

On paper, academic honesty has a similar definition for most students. Amaka Nwokocha '21 describes the definition of academic honesty as "[j]ust not cheating. Doing your own work." But, while the meaning of academic honesty seems simple, there is abundant confusion and issues between students and t...

A PERSPECTIVE FROM THE EDITORS: Restructuring Policies Paramount to Clarification

A PERSPECTIVE FROM THE EDITORS: Restructuring Policies Paramount to Clarification

Drew Rosenblum, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2019

While there are many different mechanisms for discipline at Blake, perhaps the most well known is the community judiciary board or CJB. The eight-member committee hears cases on a variety of issues, a common one being academic honesty. While the number of cases per year has remained about the same f...

Afflicted academics

Afflicted academics

Alyssa Story and Paris del Castillo, Staff Writers

December 4, 2015

Do you ever feel angry when the sun is too bright or gloomy when it storms? These are symptoms of “seasonal affective disorder”, or SAD. SAD is a very real and common disorder, with about 3 million cases in the United States per year. The amount of cases varies between the seasons. SAD is also 4 time...

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