The Spectrum

Andrew Richardson ‘23 and David Carlson ‘23 concentrate on an assignment during TASC. Distance is another tactic employed by teachers to protect academic honesty between students.

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...

Frederick Leow ‘22, Yeukai Zimbwa ‘20, and Kelly Dayton ‘22 work together in the Photography room on a layout for FLASH.

A PERSPECTIVE FROM THE EDITORS: Restructuring Policies Paramount to Clarification

Lack of clarity leaves abundant room for confusion, errors
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...

Barren trees signal the transition to cold weather, and for some students, their mood suffers

Afflicted academics

How Seasonal Affective Disorder manifests itself in the school
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...

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