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In Wake of Affirmative Action Victory, Minority and Low-Income Students Still Face Barriers to Higher Education

By Luis Arias Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Executive Editor, Vol. 22 Minority and low-income students remain underrepresented at most of our nation’s universities. Although many institutional and societal problems contribute to the low minority and low-income student enrollment rates, one contributor is … Continue reading

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UW’s Unequal Treatment of Student-to-Student Violence: The Case of Jarred Ha

By Jennifer Chun Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Contributing Editor, Vol. 22 NOTE: Revised January 31, 2017. On January 25, 2015, a University of Washington (UW) junior named Jarred Ha[1] was involved in a violent incident with Maddison Story, a female UW student … Continue reading

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The bifurcated Asian American response to Fisher II: controversy goes on

Last month, the author explored how Asian Americans view affirmative action policies.  As the Supreme Court prepares to hear Fisher II, this issue reappeared to the author personally in her role as a student leader. By Jennifer Chun Associate Editor, … Continue reading

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RESPONSE: The bamboo ceiling cannot be separated from wider inequality

By Jennifer Chun Associate Editor, Vol. 21 In the October 3rd issue of The Economist, an article entitled “The model minority is losing patience” speaks of the rising “trend” of Asian Americans more vigorously fighting discrimination, especially in academia. After … Continue reading

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Comment: How The Diversity Rationale For Affirmative Action May One Day Limit The First Amendment Rights of Universities

How The Diversity Rationale For Affirmative Action May One Day Limit The First Amendment Rights of Universities Pete Osornio Associate Editor,  Michigan Journal of Race & Law Volume 19 I. Diversity (Re)affirmed Grutter v. Bollinger definitively authorized the use of affirmative … Continue reading

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