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March 26, 2013

Supreme Court to Hear Proposition 2 Case

Glenn Ricketts

The Supreme Court will rule on Michigan's ban on the use of racial preferences in public universities.

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October 6, 2011

Baked Goods

Peter Wood

Peter Wood notes what a daunting task challenging "diversity" on campus can be these days, especially if you're selling cupcakes to make your point.

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October 4, 2011

Berkeley Students' Bake Sale No Piece of Cake

Glenn Ricketts

Judging by the UCal Berkeley administration's nuke 'em reaction, you might have thought that the Ku Klux Klan had staged a rally on campus, rather than a symbolic bake sale by college Republ...

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September 30, 2011

Collegiate Press Roundup

Glenn Ricketts

Student journalists take on the big issues, including the Israeli-Palestinian standoff, campus diversity, religion and politics and what awaits graduating seniors out there in the real world.

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February 1, 2011

Letter from Connecticut Association of Scholars to Wesleyan University President

NAS's Connecticut affiliate wrote to Wesleyan's president to support the students who conducted an "affirmative action bake sale" on campus last fall.

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December 14, 2010

Racism at Wesleyan?

Peter Wood

Peter Wood reviews the affirmative action bake sale controversy at Wesleyan University and calls for a more circumspect use of the label "racist."

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December 8, 2010

It's OK to Offend: The Wesleyan Bake Sale and the Word "Racist"

Ashley Thorne

Peter Wood has published a new article at the Chronicle of Higher Education's Innovations Blog, "Racism at Wesleyan?" In it he reviews the recent controversy over an affirmative a...

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November 17, 2010

Wesleyan's Affirmative Action Reaction

Ashley Thorne

Faculty and students at Wesleyan University lashed out in anger against a campus group for its demonstration on the injustice of racial preferences.

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