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In the name of diversity – except Asian-Americans

  In an effort to further combat college applicant processing based on race, the Trump administration is investigating Yale University, which has received accusations of...

UC takes stance on affirmative action case

On Nov. 2 University of California President Janet Napolitano and all 10 UC chancellors, including UCR chancellor Kim Wilcox, indicated their support for affirmative...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Affirmative action not needed to...

Is diversity important in higher education? And, if so, what programs and measures foster diversity? For some time now, the idea of affirmative action in...

Affirmative action ban upheld in Michigan

By a 6-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s decision to ban the consideration of race, ethnicity or gender — also...

Highlanders debate proposition about affirmative action

On April 15, UCR students met in HUB 379 for “The Importance of Unity,” a debate on affirmative action in the UC system. Students...

Editorial: Affirmative action not needed to improve UC’s diversity

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — at least, for the University of California, it is. For the 10th...

Affirmative action is not a number

After signing the Civil Rights Act, July 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson addressed the graduating class at Howard University.  He said, “You do not...

Supreme Court hears affirmative action case

Issue 5 Correction: UCR Assistant Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost (EVCP) WIlliam Kidder did not co-author the AERA brief. Kidder is part of the writing...

UC Regents write brief in affirmative action case

UC President Mark Yudof and the UC Board of Regents, along with dozens of other universities across the nation, have filed an amicus brief...

Supreme Court to rule on affirmative action

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case which may potentially remove the right of public educational institutions to use race...