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The US Supreme Court's affirmative action decision made an exception for military service academies, due to the military’s “potentially distinct interests that military academies may present."
The US Supreme Court's affirmative action decision made an exception for military service academies, due to the military’s “potentially distinct interests that military academies may present."
 
Thursday’s ruling is a huge step toward true admissions fairness.
 
Senator Elizabeth Warren forcefully denounced the Supreme Court decision to ban affirmative action, explaining that it's the only reason a young Native American girl like herself was able to go to Rutgers.
Senator Elizabeth Warren forcefully denounced the Supreme Court decision to ban affirmative action, explaining that it's the only reason a young Native American girl like herself was able to go to Rutgers.
 
IRVINE, CA — Jubilant revelry broke out yesterday following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling against colleges using Affirmative Action policies in their admissions, with Asian American families celebrating by cutting loose with a five-minute study break.
IRVINE, CA — Jubilant revelry broke out yesterday following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling against colleges using Affirmative Action policies in their admissions, with Asian American families celebrating by cutting loose with a five-minute study break.
 
Admissions faculty at Harvard was devastated today upon hearing the news that they could no longer use racial discrimination to turn their school into a diverse rainbow of beautiful mediocrity.
Admissions faculty at Harvard was devastated today upon hearing the news that they could no longer use racial discrimination to turn their school into a diverse rainbow of beautiful mediocrity.
 
This analysis by Jim Copland and Rafael Mangual is well worth reading in full. Here’s an excerpt:
 
The New York Times offered a possible “solution” on Thursday that would allow colleges to circumvent the Supreme Court’s recent ruling regarding Affirmative Action in the admissions process.
The New York Times offered a possible “solution” on Thursday that would allow colleges to circumvent the Supreme Court’s recent ruling regarding Affirmative Action in the admissions process.
 
Civil rights activists angered by the Supreme Court striking down affirmative action in college admissions are suing Harvard over legacy admissions, arguing the practice gives mostly white children of wealthy alumni an advantage over minorities.
Civil rights activists angered by the Supreme Court striking down affirmative action in college admissions are suing Harvard over legacy admissions, arguing the practice gives mostly white children of wealthy alumni an advantage over minorities.
 
Former Vice President Mike Pence declared on Sunday that the days of America needing affirmative action are “over” following the Supreme Court’s ruling last week that two colleges that were using race as a determining factor in the admissions process acted illegally.
Former Vice President Mike Pence declared on Sunday that the days of America needing affirmative action are “over” following the Supreme Court’s ruling last week that two colleges that were using race as a determining factor in the admissions process acted illegally.
 
The Supreme Court is in the midst of hearing two cases which could enable them to roll back affirmative action colleges and universities use for admissions.
The Supreme Court is in the midst of hearing two cases which could enable them to roll back affirmative action colleges and universities use for admissions.
 
The Supreme Court may ban affirmative action, but even if it does, many race, sex, and ideology-conscious “diversity” policies and programs will still remain on college campuses.
The Supreme Court may ban affirmative action, but even if it does, many race, sex, and ideology-conscious “diversity” policies and programs will still remain on college campuses.
 
Holden Thorp is a very clever fellow. With a PhD in chemistry from Caltech and after some business ventures and a spell teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he ascended to the chancellorship of the university in 2007 at the young age of 43.
Holden Thorp is a very clever fellow. With a PhD in chemistry from Caltech and after some business ventures and a spell teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he ascended to the chancellorship of the university in 2007 at the young age of 43.
 
Affirmative action policies aim to increase the representation of minorities in higher education.
 
Most people, including most North Carolinians, continue to believe affirmative action is an important and effective way to reduce the disadvantages some of our fellow citizens face in pursuing their dreams.
Most people, including most North Carolinians, continue to believe affirmative action is an important and effective way to reduce the disadvantages some of our fellow citizens face in pursuing their dreams.
 
Even though Harvard won the first round in its battle with Students for Fair Admissions, a case challenging the university’s affirmative action policy, the judge did not address the deep and difficult issues that racial preferences involve.
Even though Harvard won the first round in its battle with Students for Fair Admissions, a case challenging the university’s affirmative action policy, the judge did not address the deep and difficult issues that racial preferences involve.
 
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts released its ruling in Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard University.
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts released its ruling in Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard University.
 
Academic postmodernism is no stranger to the idea that classical Enlightenment values such as reason, equal treatment, and individual agency should be cast aside for the sake of racial and sexual grievances.
Academic postmodernism is no stranger to the idea that classical Enlightenment values such as reason, equal treatment, and individual agency should be cast aside for the sake of racial and sexual grievances.
 
Ever since Justice Powell’s lone opinion in Bakke allowed the camel’s nose of “diversity” under the anti-discrimination tent, controversy has raged over preferential treatment awarded to college applicants of certain races.
Ever since Justice Powell’s lone opinion in Bakke allowed the camel’s nose of “diversity” under the anti-discrimination tent, controversy has raged over preferential treatment awarded to college applicants of certain races.
 
In 2016, the University of Texas won the case over its use of racial preferences (Fisher v. Texas), but the Supreme Court did not rule that all racial preference plans were legal. A new suit against Harvard may prove to be successful
In 2016, the University of Texas won the case over its use of racial preferences (Fisher v. Texas), but the Supreme Court did not rule that all racial preference plans were legal. A new suit against Harvard may prove to be successful
 
Legislating a problem away is an extremely tempting option, when available. Why not try to fix the most intractable problem in public higher education-its intensifying politicization-with a single stroke of a pen, if you hold the ultimate authority through legislative majorities
Legislating a problem away is an extremely tempting option, when available. Why not try to fix the most intractable problem in public higher education-its intensifying politicization-with a single stroke of a pen, if you hold the ultimate authority through legislative majorities
 
The Gallup Organization and Inside Higher Ed co-hosted a conference in Washington on September 15
 
Like all public universities, the University of Texas has a governing body that is supposed to oversee its management-the Board of Regents
Like all public universities, the University of Texas has a governing body that is supposed to oversee its management-the Board of Regents
 
Vijay-who used his authentic middle name, JoJo, and the description "star point guard for my family's beloved Celtics" on his applications-is the son of Indian immigrants, his mother a highly regarded Boston ob-gyn and his father an architect
Vijay-who used his authentic middle name, JoJo, and the description "star point guard for my family's beloved Celtics" on his applications-is the son of Indian immigrants, his mother a highly regarded Boston ob-gyn and his father an architect
 
Hamilton College has for years had an open curriculum, allowing students the freedom to shape their education as they think best. Whether that's a good idea is debatable, but the college is about to move in the opposite direction by instituting a "diversity requirement" for all students
Hamilton College has for years had an open curriculum, allowing students the freedom to shape their education as they think best. Whether that's a good idea is debatable, but the college is about to move in the opposite direction by instituting a "diversity requirement" for all students
 
When the Supreme Court agreed to hear Abigail Fisher's challenge to the University of Texas's admissions program a second time, it seemed that the writing was on the wall
When the Supreme Court agreed to hear Abigail Fisher's challenge to the University of Texas's admissions program a second time, it seemed that the writing was on the wall
 
Affirmative action is before the Supreme Court again this week, as it rehears arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas
Affirmative action is before the Supreme Court again this week, as it rehears arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas
 
The Supreme Court held, in the 2003 case Grutter v. Bollinger, that it is permissible for universities to give some students preference in admission on the basis of their race. That decision was a serious mistake and it is time to correct it.
The Supreme Court held, in the 2003 case Grutter v. Bollinger, that it is permissible for universities to give some students preference in admission on the basis of their race. That decision was a serious mistake and it is time to correct it.
 
America's golfing 'Neville Chamberlain' of foreign policy, remains cool, aloof and may help the World save itself from the 'scientifically proved' mild discomfort resulting from Climate Change.
America's golfing 'Neville Chamberlain' of foreign policy, remains cool, aloof and may help the World save itself from the 'scientifically proved' mild discomfort resulting from Climate Change.
 
America's first Affirmative Action president, America's first truly bona fide Socialist president, and if Barack Hussein can just hold his course on dealing with the threat of Islamic Terrorists, he could just become America's first Idiot president, which will surely transform this nation.
America's first Affirmative Action president, America's first truly bona fide Socialist president, and if Barack Hussein can just hold his course on dealing with the threat of Islamic Terrorists, he could just become America's first Idiot president, which will surely transform this nation.
 
The president presiding over America's most opaque administration in modern times, now wishes to reinstate transparency, providing that it only puts American personnel abroad at risk, not him or his administration here at home.
The president presiding over America's most opaque administration in modern times, now wishes to reinstate transparency, providing that it only puts American personnel abroad at risk, not him or his administration here at home.
 
Amateur Obama, a Democrat president, who would not allow the word terrorist to be used in his administration during his first 5 years on the job, has inarguably lost the War in Iraq, and is now losing the World Wide War on Terror, making Americans less safe world wide, and here at home.
Amateur Obama, a Democrat president, who would not allow the word terrorist to be used in his administration during his first 5 years on the job, has inarguably lost the War in Iraq, and is now losing the World Wide War on Terror, making Americans less safe world wide, and here at home.
 
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