Harvard University students delivered a petition to President Drew Faust demanding an investigation into how the school awarded a doctorate based on a dissertation that claimed that Hispanics are not as smart as whites.

We at the Washington Post are all too familiar with important people who feel the need to find and close leaks to the media. But we were surprised to find that Harvard officials decided they had to secretly plug a leak.

If you need a laugh, watch this video in which Jon Stewart, on The Daily Show, "reports" on a cheating scandal at Harvard University.