Affirmative Action Bake Sales

Supreme Court to Hear Proposition 2 Case

Mar 26, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

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

Becoming Right—Another Load of Useless Academic Research

Mar 06, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Becoming Right.

By the Content of Their Character

Dec 13, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

A summary of where we stand on group-based preferences, what we've done, and where we're going.

Baked Goods

Oct 06, 2011 by 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.

Berkeley Students’ Bake Sale No Piece of Cake

Oct 04, 2011 by 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 Republicans protesting the university's…

Collegiate Press Roundup

Sep 30, 2011 by 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.

Letter from Connecticut Association of Scholars to Wesleyan University President

Feb 01, 2011 by |

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

Racism at Wesleyan?

Dec 14, 2010 by 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."

It’s OK to Offend: The Wesleyan Bake Sale and the Word “Racist”

Dec 08, 2010 by 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 action bake sale at Wesleyan…

Wesleyan’s Affirmative Action Reaction

Nov 17, 2010 by 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.