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Editorial: Ending affirmative action sets us back

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center reached an agreement with the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Division on Tuesday to end the school’s consideration of race in the admissions process.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 10, 2019

Affirmative action policies play an important role in ensuring the systemic challenges faced by marginalized communities are diminished.

Harvard must end affirmative action policies

Harvard must end affirmative action policies

By Neena Hagen, Hayden Timmins, The Pitt News Staff

September 14, 2018

Affirmative action programs had good intentions back in the 1960s — and good results for racial minorities — but today they’re just weapons against high-achieving minorities like Asian Americans.

Editorial: Affirmative action brings necessary minority voice

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 3, 2015

As protests rage on college campuses across the nation, they force us all to confront the issues surrounding racial discrimination in academia. On Dec. 9, the discourse will make its way to the Supreme Court of the United States, where Abigail Fisher will challenge the ability of colleges to take race into consideration when admitting students. The University ...

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