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Affirmative Action: Good Intentions with Bad Results

Affirmative Action: Good Intentions with Bad Results

Ali Jamil, Contributing Writer October 28, 2023

“From each according to his ability, to each according to his need” is a fundamentally noble and just goal for a nation to strive for. After all, none of us can control the circumstances of our upbringing....

The Gravity of Affirmative Action

The Gravity of Affirmative Action

Christine Olukere, Staff Writer October 28, 2023

Once upon a time, during that tempestuous period known as college admissions season, I managed to get to the interview portion of the Harvard University application process. With my entire family in tow,...

From Different Perspectives: Affirming Inequality

From Different Perspectives: Affirming Inequality

Nicole Cheney and ncheney February 28, 2019

Note from the Managing Editor: The capitalizations and spellings of all references to racial groups are intentional and purposeful. Affirmative Action is a bandage that attempts to staunch the bleeding...

From Different Perspectives: The Immorality of Affirmative Action

From Different Perspectives: The Immorality of Affirmative Action

Flynn Thomas February 28, 2019

Affirmative action used to be a measure to alleviate the real and present threat of racism in hiring, housing, and schooling. However, affirmative action policy has now become a means for class retribution...

A Conflicted Asian-American’s Perspective on: Affirmative Action

Victoria Nguyen February 6, 2018

Is affirmative action necessary? Is it detrimental in today’s college admissions process, to some degree? There has been much heated debate as to whether the policy does in fact help promote opportunities...

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