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A study co-authored by Steven D. Levitt suggests that assigning students randomly to seats during exams significantly reduces instances of cheating.
Students filter through Widener Library at dusk on Tuesday during exam period.
Students celebrate the end of reading period by participating in the semesterly Primal Scream tradition, running around Harvard Yard, many naked or wearing little for clothing.
More than a hundred students took a break from studying at the strike of midnight on Thursday to ring in the College’s spring final exam period with a clothing-optional lap around Harvard Yard.
Protesters said that their goal was not to protest Primal Scream itself, but to hold a four-and-a-half minute period of silence before the run for Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo. and Eric Garner of New York.
Kim wrote that he could “only cringe at [his] sheer stupidity and immaturity” and felt he “betrayed the very community that [he] had intimately become a part of and come to love.”
Faculty members will discuss a proposed student honor code, the passage of which would require students to make an affirmation of integrity, at their monthly meeting Tuesday.
Because Harvard’s academic calendar does not list Housing Day as a University holiday, many professors are not aware of its date and do not take the event into consideration when creating their syllabi.
Prompt: Is it better to have a short and practical test, or a long, expensive, complicated one?
According to a recent report released by the College Board on February 11, 2014, the number of high school students taking Advanced Placement Exams has been consistently increasing over the past 10 years.
Members of the Academic Integrity Committee are in the process of refining the language of a draft proposal for a student-faculty judiciary board that would hear academic dishonesty cases included as a part of what would be the College’s first honor code.
Feeling frustrated with school and snow and want to start counting down the days until your semester is over? Well, now you can! Check out the final exam schedule and look forward to post-exam freedom!
Eldo Kim ’16 was released from federal custody on Dec. 18, but the Harvard sophomore continues to await a formal grand jury indictment.