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Cheaters never win

Nearly 75 percent of students admit to cheating in high school or college. It’s sad, but true.

W.C. Fields said, “Anything worth having is a thing worth cheating for.” So much for honesty.

Sophocles held higher standards when stating, “I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating.” But that was generations ago.
No matter how you view cheating, it has become a way of life for many students of all ages and at all levels. As you will see in this week’s cover story, some students go to incredible lengths to cheat, leaving one to wonder how well they would perform if that ingenuity was used properly.

In this week’s cover story, freelance reporter Douglas Burns shares some tricks of the trade from author and cheating expert Stephen F. Davis, a long-time Emporia State University (Kansas) educator and distinguished professor at Morningside College in Sioux City. He offers techniques on how students are cheating with both old fashioned efforts and high tech approaches.

Bike Ride and Blues at the Ballpark postponed
Pending thunderstorms persuaded us to postpone Sunday’s bicycle ride. Then, of course, we had no rain. Look to later this week for a rescheduled date.

Thanks for reading. CV

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