College Basketball Player Suspended for Violating BYU Honor Code; Should Codes Matter?
At first glance, I said, "Suspended for premarital sex? That's stupid." But BYU has an honor code that demands students remain "chaste and virtuous." According to BYU's website, you have to ask permission to grow a beard. So it's not like Davies didn't know he was doing something that would get him in trouble. (Unless he was drunk. But I'm guessing that's a violation of the honor code as well.)
BYU coach David Rose said that he thinks Davies will play for the team again in the future. Personally, I think that when you sign something called an "honor code," you should, well, honor it. Even if you are a really good basketball player.
So what do you think? Do student honor codes matter? Or should they make exceptions sometimes?
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