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Trial continues over Harvard’s affirmative action policies

Trial continues over Harvard’s affirmative action policies

October 24, 2018


Filed under City

By Ava Sasani, news staff In a closely-watched trial continuing this week, an anti-affirmative action group called Students for Fair Admissions is suing Harvard University over its undergraduate admissions practices. As Asian-Americans continue to rally around around both sides of the suit, all...

Column: We will not “whiten up”

Column: We will not “whiten up”

October 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Though Northeastern boasts diversity, Black students struggle to navigate the harsh reality of existing in predominantly and/or presumed white spaces. Black students must be mindful of this through the application process and after acceptance. This “harsh reality” is implemented by universities...

Column: Affirmative action necessary

Column: Affirmative action necessary

January 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Sean Connolly, editorial columnist Affirmative action programs have been the topic of harsh debate since their institution in the early 1960s. Different affirmative action programs have been brought to the Supreme Court multiple times, including the recent case of Fisher v. University of Texas at ...

Healey, MIT lend support to affirmative action

Healey, MIT lend support to affirmative action

November 11, 2015


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Cassidy DeStefano, news correspondent As the Supreme Court of the United States prepares to hear arguments challenging affirmative action, local politicians and universities are adding their voices in support of the practice and the diversity they say it creates on campuses. Massachusetts Attorney General...

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