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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.
April 9, 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
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

December 2, 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...

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