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Race still matters in the college admissions process

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Calvin Ratana April 16, 2014

“Affirmative action was the government’s first and only program that attempted to combat institutional racism.” Those words rang loud in my head, as my high school teacher taught my class the...

African-American enrollment drops

African-American enrollment drops
Luis Rivas December 3, 2013

Dawaun Lucas, 21, an African-American senior majoring in marketing and finance, and also a member of the Black Student Union (BSU) and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., has noticed the low numbers of African-Americans...

PRO/CON: Fisher v. University of Texas–does affirmative action work?

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Aleksey Reshetnivov May 2, 2012

PRO Aleksey Reshetnivov contributor Affirmative action in the academic world means considering traditionally underrepresented characteristics (race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc.) in...

Question of the Day: Is an “affirmative action” themed bake sale appropriate or racist?

Caitlin Martin September 26, 2011

The Campus Republican club at the University of California at Berkeley has planned a bake sale for September 27 where the price one pays depends on their gender and race.  White men will pay the most...

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