Tag Archives: Affirmative Action

8AsiansNews: Debate on Affirmative Action

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AycvECJji9s Debate held at Harvard University discusses the question “Does Affirmative Action On Campus Do More Harm Than Good?” as featured on NPR Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates Podcast.

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Harvard and UNC Chapel Hill Discrimination Suits: Good or Bad for Asian Americans?

Harvard and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill have been sued for their admissions practices by the organization Project for Fair Representation.  The suit says that Harvard and UNC Chapel Hill are making admissions harder for Asian Americans than … Continue reading

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Affirmative Action Alternatives and their Effects on Asian Americans

With the tabling of SCA5, the Fisher vs University of Texas decision, and the lawsuit over admissions to New York’s selective high schools, non-race based alternatives to diversifying campuses are increasingly being discussed. Some of these discussions, like this one … Continue reading

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California’s SCA5 looks to Bring Back Race Preferences in Public Education

When my brother in-law told me how his fellow Asian realtors were upset about a proposed law to limit Asian enrollment in California colleges, I was initially skeptical.  A law to put a cap on Asian students? But after looking … Continue reading

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Appeals Court Upholds California’s Ban On Affirmative Action

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld California’s Proposition 209’s ban on Affirmative Action.  Proposition 209 has withstood a number of attempts to overturn it, including California bill SB 185.  The plaintiffs in this latest appeal cited a 50% drop … Continue reading

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