In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) filed federal lawsuits against Harvard and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), alleging that both institutions’ admissions practices are discriminatory. The widely publicized Harvard case hinged on the question of whether Harvard’s admission policy discriminates against Asian American students by holding them to a higher standard than other applicants....
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We are finally on the other side of the tunnel that was the 2015 legislative session, and it has now become clear that the reproductive freedoms of North Carolinians have, once again, been gravely harmed. In the deceptive ...Read more 4
On June 5th, with the stroke of a pen, Governor Pat McCrory restricted the rights of North Carolina women by signing a bill imposing a 72-hour mandatory delay on abortions. The Governor’s act was particularly egregious because, during ...Read more Comments Off on North Carolina pro-choice advocates give the Governor all F’s
We’ve all that had that moment when we see a television commercial for a for-profit college, like the University of Phoenix or ITT Technical Institute, and suddenly we’re overcome by a feeling that something’s not quite right—but very ...Read more Comments Off on Tougher laws needed to rein in for-profit college abuses
For the past decade, while the population of North Carolina has been rapidly growing and changing, the face of the immigrant population has mostly been of people of Hispanic descent. It is surprising, therefore, to learn that Asian Americans ...Read more Comments Off on Asian Americans in North Carolina: The overlooked swing vote?
It’s that time of year again, when college campuses are buzzing with excitement as students settle in for a new school year. This year, however, the mood is more somber for many University of North Carolina students, parents, ...Read more Comments Off on Sexual assault on college campuses: The need for federal legislation