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University of Texas Affirmative Action

The Truth About Affirmative Action Cases and College Admissions

Kat Cohen | Posted 08.11.2013 | College
Kat Cohen

Fisher v. University of Texas-Austin and Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, could have the most groundbreaking rulings regarding affirmative action in higher education to date. These cases have the potential to set a new precedent for how applicants are evaluated in the admissions process.

Clarence Thomas: Affirmative Action's Biggest Beneficiary and Biggest Hypocrite

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

This is heady stuff for the grandson of a sharecropper who has been the biggest beneficiary of affirmative action. And, then makes it his sworn life's mission to be the biggest enemy of, or more accurately, its biggest hypocrite.

UT Needs Holistic Review

Samantha Robles | Posted 12.09.2012 | College
Samantha Robles

Holistic review is important to UT because it allows for a person to be recognized by everything that makes them whole and unique.

Mike Sacks

High Court Revisiting Flashpoint Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Affirmative action is heading back to the Supreme Court, and this time its prospects for survival are poorer than ever. The Court ann...

Court Upholds University's Right To Affirmative Action Policies

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Texas at Austin's use of affirmative action in its admission policy was deemed legal by the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tue...