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Editorial
In defense of diversity
A coalition of Asian organizations have joined the lawsuit against Harvard University for alleged racial discrimination in admissions. They charge that less qualified applicants of other races have received acceptance letters denied to Asians only because of bigotry against Asians.
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Parking fee hikes spark protest
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Local News
Parking fee hikes spark protest
As Mayor Martin Walsh cut the ribbon on UMass Boston’s first-ever dormitory building last week, students, faculty and staff protested against proposed parking fee hikes outside.
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In the news: Debra Pérez
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Local News
In the news: Debra Pérez
Simmons College, one of the first institutions of higher education in the United States to focus on preparing women for leadership, announced today the appointment of Debra Pérez, Ph.D., as senior vice president of the college of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity.
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Careers
Roxbury Community College – Your Future is our Focus
New construction at Roxbury Community College (RCC) is now complete; our new, state-of-the-art facilities now match the long-standing quality of our academic programs.  The College recently completed $72.5 million in renovations.
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In the news: Karilyn Crockett
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Local News
In the news: Karilyn Crockett
MIT has appointed Karilyn Crockett as Lecturer in Public Policy & Planning within the Department of Urban Studies & Planning. As part of her full-time appointment, Karilyn will teach “Making Public Policy” and “Introduction to Housing, Community and Economic Development.”
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Students protest UMass tuition hike
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Local News
Students protest UMass tuition hike
Students and higher education activists picketed the University of Massachusetts downtown office at One Beacon Street Wednesday, to protest a 2.5 percent increase in tuition across all UMass schools.
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Asian American group joins forces with anti-affirmative action effort
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Editorial
Asian American group joins forces with anti-affirmative action effort
The Asian American Coalition for Education has joined in a lawsuit alleging that Harvard has unlawfully denied admission to a large number of Asian students with high admission test scores and grade point averages. They have charged Harvard with racial discrimination.
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Opinion
Why we all lose with the model minority myth
Asian Americans who are committed to civil rights for all must keep our focus on fighting racial and economic inequality together with other communities of color. We cannot allow ourselves to be used as a wedge by conservative forces seeking to undermine educational access, employment opportunities, and a political voice for communities of color.
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