Illustration of a diverse group of college students looking up at UC Berkeley's Sather Gate

CA should pass ACA 5, end Prop. 209

STATE AFFAIRS: Affirmative action would help nuance admissions, improve diversity

Today, ACA 5 has unanimous support from the UC regents, and voters deserve a chance to repeal a race-blind system that was tried and has failed.
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Students in a classroom taking the SAT. One student is asleep with a bag of money on his desk

A systemic failure: It’s time to stop perpetuating elitism in higher education

NATIONAL ISSUES: The college admissions scam was just another instance of oppression in education. Universities must fight harder to make education equitable.

The U.S. Department of Justice exposed the largest known college admissions bribery scheme in United States history. And while the actions brought to light by this investigation are illegal, this scam is symptomatic of a much larger problem of inequity in academia and education.
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