By Emma Betz, Staff Writer Photo Courtesy of Unsplash.com This year, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled to prohibit affirmative action policies embedded in college admissions practices to increase the number of underrepresented minority students on campuses. As a result of the Court’s decision, other programs that have […]
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By Emma Betz, Staff Writer On October 31st, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments for an affirmative action case that has recently shed light on college admission processes. The petition for a writ of certiorari was originally granted to Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President […]
By Amelia Trello, Staff Writer This Halloween, the US Supreme Court revisited the long held precedent concerning affirmative action. After decades, there is now a strong likelihood that the current conservative Supreme Court will overrule this precedent. The Court is considering whether universities can continue to take race into account […]
By Madeline Olds, Staff Writer This summer, after a controversial term, the United States Supreme Court decided it will hear two cases concerning arguments surrounding the constitutionality of affirmative action. Affirmative action is defined as “a set of procedures designed to; eliminate unlawful discrimination among applicants, remedy the results of such […]
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com. By Margaret Potter, Feature Editor On February 25, 2020, the anti-affirmative action organization Students for Fair Admissions (“SFFA”) filed a petition for a writ of certiorari, asking the Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit’s […]