VOLUME 1, ISSUE 4
WEEK OF MARCH 22. 2004
HIV Resurgence on N.C. College Campuses
A study conducted in 2003 found that
HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is growing
gready in our state. The study looked at the
reported HIV cases from January 2001 until
February 2003 in Durham, Orange, Wake,
Guilford, Forsyth, Mecklenburg and Pitt coun
In Durham, Orange, and Wake Counties,
146 men and 88 women tested positive for HIV.
Among them, 25 men were students at NC pub
lic, private, and community colleges. Eighty-
eight percent of all of the men had engaged in a
sexual act with other men.
In Guilford, Forsyth, Mecklenburg, and
Pitt counties there were 28 HIV cases among
college students over the period studied.
In all, 56 students at 30 North Carolina
schools have tested positive for HIV.
Since then, the numbers have been ele
vated to 84 students at 37 schools.
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Academic dishonesty is something that every educational institu
tion faces and is a concern shared by student, faculty and staff alike.
Although we at St. Andrews prefer to think we are different from most
other colleges and universities, in this case we are not.
The school policy is to leave matters of academic dishonesty up to
the faculty to deal with.
The Saltire spells out this policy on page 46 as follows, “The facul
ty members will report the incident and any action taken, including any
impact on the student’s grade to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
and to the student. According to the severity of the reported academic dis
honesty or in multiple reports of academic dishonesty, the Dean of the
College may take further disciplinary action and such action will become
part of the student’s permanent record.”
According to Academic Dean Robert Hopkins, there are no cases
that he is aware of “where action has gone all the way to the Dean of the
Hopkins refers to the Saltire for the school’s position on academic
dishonesty while admitting that academic dishonesty is “a significant con
cern for the College.”
According to the Saltire, page 46, “Acts of academic dishonesty
including but not limited to cheating and plagiarism are violations of the
Community Honor Code.” Plagiarism, according to Webster’s New
Collegiate Dictionary, as cited in the Saltire is “to steal, purloin, and pass
•See Dishonesty, P^e 10
Intercollegiate Horse Show Association
Highpoint Team Results firom the March 22 Show:
First Place: Virginia Tech and Wake Forest with 33 points
Second Place: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and St.
Andrews with 32 points
Third Place: Virginia Intermont with 30 points
IHSA Regional Qualifiers:
Jesse Grayton- Novice Flat
Jency Bennitt- Novice Flat
Katie Butterworth- Novice Flat
Stacey Mike-Intermediate Flat
Angela MacFawn- Open over Fences
IHSA Regionals are Friday, April 2, 2004.
Please come out and support the IHSA team!!!
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