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Two scholars debate race- versus class-based affirmative action


December 5, 2019

Both scholars are proponents of racial and class diversity on college campuses, but disagreed upon the means by which to achieve increased diversity.

Dear My People: Affirmative Action Isn’t a Weapon


November 8, 2018

Let’s stop for a second and think about something; why do we think that colleges, jobs and housing are automatically meant for us?

Panel Discusses Racial Diversity

The Student Government Association (SGA) sponsored a panel in the McCullough Social Space on Tuesday, Nov. 27 to discuss the implications of affirmative action in collegiate institutions. (Campus/Gregory Woolston)

By Emilie Munson

December 5, 2012

On Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 PM., the Student Government Association (SGA) sponsored an Affirmative Action panel in the McCullough Social Space. The panel, which consisted of Dean of the College Shirley Collado, Dean of Admissions Greg Buckles, Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science Murray Dry and student...

Panels Discuss Money And Race

Senior Fellow at the Century Foundation Richard Kahlenberg speaks about socioeconomic diversity, race and higher education in the McCullough Social Space (Campus/Gregory Woolston)

By Isabelle Dietz

December 5, 2012

On Wednesday, Nov. 28 students gathered in the McCullough Social Space to attend a discussion on socioeconomic diversity, race and higher education, led  by Senior Fellow at the Century Foundation Richard Kahlenberg. The event was organized by Money at Midd, a group of students that works to address and...

Affirmative Action Discussions

Affirmative Action Discussions

By Gregory Woolston

November 27, 2012

The Campus will provide complete analysis of this week's affirmative action discussions in its issue to be released on Thursday, Dec. 6. In the meantime, summaries, opinions and photographs are available below. ----- Thursday's Panel: Staff, students and faculty met Thursday afternoon at the second affir...

College Asks SCOTUS To Uphold Affirmative Action

President of the University of Texas at Austin Bill Powers addresses reporters in Washington D.C. in early October. (Courtesy/Kali Borkoski)

By Ian Stewart

November 14, 2012

In a show of support for race-conscious admissions and as a defense of its current admissions policies, the College has put its name on a brief in a case under consideration by the United States Supreme Court that could potentially put an end to so-called “affirmative action.” The case at hand, Fisher ...

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