Supreme Court to rule on affirmative action

The US Supreme Court heard arguments surrounding a Michigan voter initiative prohibiting state universities from taking race into consideration when admitting students on Tuesday that could have serious implications on future affirmative action legislation nationwide.
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Defend Affirmative Action Party candidate for ASUC president David Ramirez Douglass seeks to promote rights for immigrants.

DAAP presidential candidate David Douglass advocates for integration, minority rights

Beyond Rhetoric

During his presidential campaign, David Douglass of the Defend Affirmative Action Party has emphasized a legacy of action and protest, saying that he hopes to revive the “youth-led progressive movement.” If elected, Douglass, aims to lead students against fee hikes, advocate for immigrant rights and double the underrepresented minority enrollment on campus.
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Meritorious applicants left in the dust

Race is just one factor among many issues in college admissions process

Almost 30 years ago, after claiming he had lost a teaching position to a woman of color, Thomas Wood turned his private frustration in to a public crusade in the form of Proposition 209, a California initiative that ultimately abolished affirmative action in education, employment and contracting in the state.
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