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What it's like for minority students applying to elite colleges with affirmative action under threat

One student briefly considered not acknowledging his Asian descent on his application.
Antonia Hylton
Lindsay Van Dyke
Dave Mayers
1.31.19
harvard admissions

Harvard's admissions process is on trial and things are already getting heated

The courtroom was so full that most attendees had to be ushered into one of two overflow rooms to watch the proceedings by video.
Lindsay Van Dyke
10.15.18
affirmative action

Is Trump Trying to Make Colleges White Again?

We asked an expert what happens if the federal government goes to war with affirmative action in higher education.
Allie Conti
8.3.17
affirmative action

Why the Justice Department is suddenly investigating affirmative action

Investigating a years-old complaint could signal a shift in two decades of Justice Department support for affirmative action at colleges.
Taylor Dolven
8.3.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Feds to investigate colleges for discriminating against whites, more than two dozen killed in Afghanistan mosque attack, Christopher Wray confirmed as new FBI director, and more.
VICE Staff
8.2.17
affirmative action

Justice Department reportedly planning to go after affirmative action

Carter Sherman
8.1.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Supreme Court Upheld Affirmative Action, and Effectively Stopped Obama's Immigration Order

Two important decisions were handed down by the nation's highest court Thursday morning.
VICE Staff
6.23.16
americas

The Supreme Court just issued a major ruling in favor of affirmative action

The eight-year long battle revolves around Abigail Fisher, who was rejected from The University of Texas in 2008 and argued she was racially discriminated against for being white.
Adam Hamze
6.23.16
americas

A Supreme Court Justice Just Said Most Black Scientists Come From 'Lesser Schools'

Justice Antonin Scalia was accused of racism over comments he made during oral arguments in the court's affirmative action case.
Liz Fields
12.9.15
politics

New Study Proposes 'Controversial' Way to Fix Number of Women in Politics

Better political representation is a numbers game, according to a London School of Economics report on gender inequality.
Zing Tsjeng
10.13.15
politics

Here's What You Can Expect in The Next Action-Packed Supreme Court Term

The justices will hear cases dealing with equal opportunity laws in public universities, restrictions on abortion clinics, whether voting districts should be made up of the overall population or the voting population, and union fees.
Liz Fields
10.6.15
INDIA

Clashes Erupt as Indians Rally to Protest Affirmative Action Caste Quotas

The protests, led by the influential Patel community, were opposed to a policy that sets quotas for lower castes in government employment and schools.
VICE News
8.26.15
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