Monday, September 10, 2012

Varsity athletes and the Harvard cheating scandal

Days before Saturday’s season opener against the University of San Diego, the Harvard football team is grappling with the ramifications of the Government 1310 cheating scandal.

“With the whole investigation going on, we realize that there are possibilities that our team is going to miss a few players,” said one member of the football team, who was granted anonymity by The Crimson since he said he feared punishment from his coaches. ...

More than half of the government class played varsity sports, estimated a member of the Class of 2012 accused of cheating in the course.
--Alexander Koenig and Robert Samuels, Harvard Crimson, on an unfortunate living down to a stereotype