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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Breaking: Supreme Court overturns affirmative action in college admissions

Kasey Moulton, Editor-in-Chief July 1, 2023

On Thursday, June 29, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College. The 6-2 decision struck down affirmative action and other...

Illustration by Eli Rodriguez.

For PWIs, affirmative action policies are not enough

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist April 15, 2021

When institutions adopt affirmative action policies, they pledge to undertake a set of practices and policies that advocate for the inclusion and representation of minority groups in spaces where they...

Illustration by Peggy Li

Affirming White Women

Rina Cakrani, Columnist November 16, 2017

There are certain myths and misconceptions surrounding the question of affirmative action and who benefits from it, and many narratives have been built based on how the beneficiaries supposedly do...

Non-Discrimination Policies Empower Students of Color

Sayda Morales May 2, 2013
When a student of color is as strong of an applicant as a white student, the student of color should be accepted to respond to years of oppression and discrimination that people of color have had to face in this country.
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