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Harvard trial opens with challenge to recruitment practices

In the first day of a trial focused on Harvard's admissions process, lawyers challenging the Ivy League campus laid out multiple ways that they allege it discriminates against Asian Americans, beginning with its recruitment practices.

The Guardian /
Harvard uses vague 'personal rating' to reject Asian Americans, court hears

University accused of favoring applicants from other ethnicities in case with potentially big implications for other collegesHarvard University intentionally uses a vague “personal rating” to reject Asian American applicants in favor of students from other racial backgrounds, according to a trial that started on Monday and carries weighty ...

NY Times /
Harvard Calls for Retraction of Dozens of Studies by Noted Cardiologist

Some 31 studies by Dr. Piero Anversa contain fabricated or falsified data, officials concluded. Dr. Anversa popularized the idea of stem cell ...

NY Times /
Asia and Australia Edition: Myanmar, China, Harvard: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Marijuana ETF Jumps After Canopy Growth Buys U.S. Hemp Researcher

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer complications at 65

Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest ...

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Pot stocks rally after Canopy Growth buys US hemp researcher to help it grow marijuana better

Marijuana stocks rally after one of the largest Canadian cannabis companies announces it has agreed to acquire a U.S.-based hemp company.   

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Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans, lawyer says at trial

Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to illegally limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group suing the school said on Monday at the start of a closely watched trial.

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Harvard's admissions policies to be tested in court

A high-profile test of affirmative action policy begins on Monday in a Boston courtroom as Harvard University defends its use of race in its admissions policy.

CBC /
Researcher looks to understand 'mysterious' Hydro dam earthquakes in Quebec

Filling the reservoirs of Quebec's hydroelectric dams has sometimes caused small earthquakes — a ...

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Harvard admissions trial opens with university accused of bias against Asian Americans

In opening statements, an attorney representing the plaintiff accused the Ivy League university of "intentional discrimination" against Asian ...

CBC /
Harvard University to defend admissions practices in trial that begins today

A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in Harvard University's admissions process is heading to trial in Boston's Federal Court today.

Washinton Post /
Harvard investigation finds fraudulent data in papers by heart researcher

Piero Anversa and his colleagues claimed to find a population of cells in the heart that suggested the vital organ had the ability to regenerate.

USA Today /
Harvard admissions lawsuit is a threat to America's diversity and strength

As Navy secretary, I saw how diversity made our forces more creative and effective. The Harvard admissions lawsuit could weaken our nation.         

CNN /
Is Harvard fair? Historic affirmative action trial begins Monday

A lawsuit against Harvard brought on behalf of Asian-American students who failed to gain admission goes to trial on Monday in one of the most consequential race cases in decades, with affirmative action policies across the country at stake.

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‘We’re here to say no’: Asian-American critics rally against Harvard admissions policy

Demonstrations reflect passions over the role of race in admissions on eve of trial in Boston.

The Wall Street Journal /
An Asian-American Dissident at Harvard

Of course I’m grateful to have been admitted despite my background. But why shouldn’t I be critical?

Washinton Post /
As Harvard’s admissions policy goes on trial, alleged victims of racial bias remain anonymous

A lawsuit claims the university discriminates against Asian Americans. Harvard denies that.

Washinton Post /
As Harvard’s admissions policy goes on trial, alleged victims of racial bias remain anonymous

A lawsuit claims the university discriminates against Asian Americans. Harvard denies that.

USA Today /
Now a lawyer, single mom Harvard grad Briana Williams' next hurdle is mom guilt

Briana Williams made headlines for graduating Harvard Law at 24 as a single mom. Now a lawyer, she's facing a new hurdle: Mom guilt.        

The Guardian /
Trump: The Blue Collar President review: Scaramucci skips the trite fandango

Ten days at the White House qualify The Mooch to write a kiss and tell. It’s a love letter to the man who hired and fired himIn August 2017, after ...

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Fatal police shootings 40% more likely in states with higher gun ownership

The U.S. Constitution’s second amendment gives us the “right to bear arms,” but what if having a gun for protection is actually ...

ABC /
Fatal police shootings 40% more likely in states with higher gun ownership

The U.S. Constitution’s second amendment gives us the “right to bear arms,” but what if having a gun for protection is actually ...

NY Times /
Harvard and the Myth of the Interchangeable Asian

We’re mistaken for each other, but we’re not mistaken about ourselves.

NY Times /
What’s at Stake in the Harvard Lawsuit? Decades of Debate Over Race in Admissions

The case, which begins Monday, is widely seen as a referendum on affirmative action.

Washinton Post /
Colin Kaepernick at Harvard: ‘If we all believe in something, we won’t have to sacrifice everything’

Accepting the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, the former quarterback said the powerful can become “complicit” if they don’t fight for underserved and disadvantaged youths.

Washinton Post /
Colin Kaepernick at Harvard: ‘If we all believe in something, we won’t have to sacrifice everything’

Accepting the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, the former quarterback said the powerful can become “complicit” if they don’t fight for underserved and disadvantaged youths.

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