Dean O'Dell expels Claire after Veronica exposes her for faking her rape.
After Veronica does very well on a paper most of the class failed, Professor Landry offers to be her faculty advisor if she would change her major to Criminology. However, is accused by another student of plagiarizing her paper.
After getting caught cheating on a mechanical engineering exam, Wallace is given a choice of getting zero on his or dropping the course - He chooses to take the zero and struggle to make the grade so he can stay in his major. To do so he asks the coach for the semester off to focus on his school work in turn giving up the chance to be a starter on the basketball team.
Keith and Harmony spend more time together.
Veronica Mars is set in the wealthy, seaside community of Neptune, where the rich and powerful make the rules, own the town and the high school and desperately try to keep their dirty little secrets just that secret. Unfortunately for them, there's Veronica Mars, a smart, fearless 18-year-old apprentice private investigator, who negotiates the halls of Neptune High each day like any average teenage girl, while at night helps her private-eye father uncover some of the California beach town's toughest mysteries.