• Op-Eds

    Lie, cheat and to hell with society

    Humor me for a minute and ask yourself: if you saw a classmate cheating during an exam, or were aware that they plagiarized on a paper, would you turn that person in? The majority of college students wouldn’t. As a matter of fact, Prof. Patricia Rachal, head of the Political Science department at QC observes that she has received numerous anonymous notes from students complaining about other students cheating on exams and papers. However, neither of them come clean about the identities of the people they are complaining about, nor do they reveal their own identities. According to education-portal.com, as of 2011, 75 to 98 percent of college students have…