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Asian American Students Join Effort to Protect Affirmative Action at Harvard

posted by Randall
Jason Fong


 
Jason Fong at a news conference to speak out in favor of affirmative action

Two Asian American students have joined Harvard in its effort to defend the schools affirmative action program for underrepresented students.

Both students are from Southern California and are current applicants to Harvard.

“Asian students and other students of color have to … Read more

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Crimson: Harvard Must Release Admissions Data in Anti-Affirmative Action Case

posted by Randall

HarvardAn anti-affirmative action group has won a court order mandating that Harvard release six years of data from its admissions process, reports the Harvard Crimson.

The ruling requested by Students for Fair Admissions stems from a 2014 lawsuit accusing Harvard of discriminating against Asian Americans through a quota system.

The data will include admissions application … Read more

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Asian American Groups to File Bias Complaint against Three Ivy League Schools

posted by Randall
Brown University

Brown University

A coalition of mostly immigrant groups from the Chinese community is calling on federal authorities to investigate racial bias in admissions against Asian Americans at Yale, Brown and Dartmouth, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education.

The group is also urging Asian American groups to jointly file complaints against the three Ivy League … Read more

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NY Times: Candidates Question Treatment of Asian American Applicants at Harvard

posted by Randall
Harvard

Harvard

The New York Times reports that a slate of outsiders lead by anti-affirmative action advocate Ron Unz is running for the Board of Overseers at Harvard.

Among their platform which includes making undergraduate tuition at Harvard free is disclosure of data showing how the university’s freshman class is selected each year.

Their motivation is … Read more

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Harvard Crimson: Campus Launches Asian American Studies Working Group

posted by Randall

Harvard Asian American Studies Working Group

Students and faculty in the field of Asian American Studies now have a place where they can get together and share their thoughts at Harvard, reports the Harvard Crimson.

The Asian American Studies working group was launched by the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, and Rights and is the first such group on campus devoted … Read more

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