Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
Number of Articles: 1
First Article: November 15, 2000
Latest Article: November 15, 2000
By ALISSA KAHN
November 15, 2000
After seeing a jump in reported cheating last year, the College Council has
begun to closely consider the state of cheating and plagiarism at Amherst.
Sixteen cases were reported last year, compared to only three in 1998. Cheating
has been around for a long time, but Web plagiarism has recently become a
While web methods of plagiarism are easily available, paper quality can be low,
and professors have recourse to several means of detection.
Entering “term papers” in