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Harvard must end affirmative action policies

Harvard must end affirmative action policies

By Hayden Timmins and Neena Hagen, The Pitt News Staff

September 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

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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